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Real downsizes operations in India; Turner & Alva Bros "reassessing" biz plans?blur=25

Hindi general entertainment channel ‘Real’ has announced the downsizing of its operations in India. The joint venture partners, Turner and Alva Brothers Entertainment are reassessing RGBPL’s business plans. These plans will be announced as soon as they are confirmed.

exchange4media Staff Sep 7, 2009 3:48 PM

The key is to bring the right people with the right culture to maintain the momentum of success: Phil Talbot?blur=25

As ZenithOptimedia celebrates its fifth anniversary here, Philip Talbot, CEO - APAC, ZenithOptimedia, has made some 20-odd trips to India. Though a bit late in India, Talbot is happy with the way the group is moving in the country and more than optimistic about the group’s growth in India.

Onkar Pandey Sep 7, 2009 8:31 AM

Consumer durables advertising in print dips 12 pc in H1 ’09: AdEx Analysis?blur=25

Consumer durables advertising in print decreased by 12 per cent during January-July 2009, as compared to same period in 2008. Television sets category had the maximum share of consumer durables print ad pie during this period. LG Electronics India Ltd topped the list of consumer durables advertisers in print during January-July 2009.

exchange4media Staff Sep 7, 2009 8:27 AM

Quasar Media appoints Moneka Khurana as Business Director - West?blur=25

Quasar Media has roped in Moneka Khurana as Business Director - West. She will be reporting to Sandeep Singh, Business Director, Quasar Media. Prior to joining Quasar Media, Khurana was with DraftFCB+Ulka as Account Director. She was with the agency for nearly eight years.

Robin Thomas Sep 7, 2009 8:26 AM

Frito-Lay’s Aliva goes mischievious in a 360-degree way?blur=25

Frito-Lay, which recently launched a TV campaign for its Aliva brand of baked crackers, is now taking the campaign to OOH and print media from September 8. The TVC’s mischievious element and tagline of ‘Thodi Sharafat Thodi Shararat’ will be carried forward in other media platforms as well. JWT is the agency behind the campaign.

Pallavi Goorha Kashyup Sep 7, 2009 8:25 AM

Mixed Media:  Why can’t critics take the criticism (and hence why the news media deserves regulation)?blur=25

While news channels and papers don’t think twice about damning governments, politicians and entertainers for a bad job, they get offensive when appraised, rues Pradyuman Maheshwari.

Pradyuman Maheshwari Sep 7, 2009 8:25 AM

Sunil Gupta unravels ‘Living on the ‘Adge’ in Jhande Walan Thompson’?blur=25

Sunil Gupta, Managing Partner - South Asia, Results International and Regional Director, South West Asia, APRAIS Worldwide, has had a 23-year long journey in advertising. He shares this journey in his new book titled ‘Living on the ‘Adge’ in Jhande Walan Thompson’, which aims at grabbing the attention of the readers with a lot of fun, a lot to admire about the industry and a lot to ponder over along the way.

Robin Thomas Sep 7, 2009 8:24 AM

2010 will be a promising year for advertising, media, PR: Martin Sorrell?blur=25

“India is surely impacted by the recession. However, at the time when the recession started, the general feeling out here was of optimism that India is resistant or immune to global recessions,” observed Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO, WPP, at a press meet in Mumbai. He is, however, optimistic about 2010 being a promising year for advertising, media and public relations.

Rishi Vora Sep 7, 2009 8:23 AM