‘Better Interiors’, the interior design magazine from Infomedia18, is sporting an uber chic look from this October. For over four years, the magazine has showcased great ideas in the space of interior design. To widen the magazine’s reach with the upper-middle class consumer, the revamped October issue will don a more luxurious look.
The Indian Newspapers Society (INS) has just concluded its annual general meeting. Following the AGM, Deccan Chronicle’s Ram Reddy has been elected the President of the INS. He takes on the reigns from Bombay Samachar’s Hormusji Cama. Vyapar Janmabhoomi’s Kundan Vyas is elected Deputy President of the INS, and India Today Group’s Ashish Bagga has been elected the Vice President. Rakesh Sharma is the Treasurer of the new term of the INS.
The Ad Club of Bombay is all set for the annual Young Achiever Awards 2009. Interestingly named as ‘Pappu Awards’, the Awards ceremony will he held in Mumbai on September 25. The Awards have been formulated by the Young Turk committee along with the Secretariat of the Ad Club. Sunil Lulla is the Chairperson of the Awards.
If the cost of telling blatant lies is guaranteed and instant industry amnesia, you can bet your life that we have not seen the last lie on television. Yes, television channels self-regulate. They “regulate” their urge to report an offending competitor for its misdemeanors, because they expect the latter to look the other way when they are themselves in the box, says BV Rao.
The CEO Conference on Day 2 of Publish Asia 2009 provided a perfect platform for discussing a wide range of issues confronting the print media. Speaking at the morning session of the CEO Conference, Garbis Kesisoglu, media consultant at Hürriyet, Turkey, said that real threat for the newspaper industry was complacency and resistance to change.
Orchards Advertising has roped in Viren Razdan as Executive Director. He will be reporting to Thomas Xavier, National Creative Director & Chairman, Orchards Advertising. Sources close to the development confirmed the news. Razdan moves from Bangalore-based multi-functional design centre Idiom, where he was its President.
WAN-IFRA presented the winners of the 8th Asia Media Awards in Chennai on September 24, 2009. The prestigious ceremony was celebrated in India for the first time, in conjunction with Publish Asia and IFRA Expo India 09. HT Media bagged seven metals at WAN-IFRA’s 8th Asia Media Awards.
The reality is that the world is changing more quickly, more rapidly than we have ever seen before. Digital is becoming omnipresent. The concept of old media is dying. And to be effective, you really have to be across the thinking processes. You need to get your people engaged with what people are doing in the region at a level of excellence. What we are saying is that here is a learning experience – you need to either change the intellectual adopters into real adopters or enhance skill quotient of the real adopters by exposing them to the world’s best practices.