Date-wise News
WAN-IFRA 2009: Experts call for focussing on creating a ‘multimedia capable’ organisation?blur=25

The afternoon session of the opening day of the 62nd World Newspaper Congress and WAN-IFRA 2009 was devoted to ‘The Internet – A Maturing Medium’. The panel comprising international experts mulled on the use of digital media to turnaround newspapers’ fortunes and presented case studies from around the world.

John Napier Dec 1, 2009 8:31 AM

WAN-IFRA 2009:  ‘Just surviving is a success’?blur=25

The 62nd World Newspaper Congress got underway in Hyderabad on November 30, 2009. The annual event, organised by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (the merged WAN-IFRA), is being held in India for the first time. The first session of the Congress began with an exciting and stimulating discussion on issues concerning free press around the globe.

Dipali Banka Dec 1, 2009 8:27 AM

Tanishq looking at connecting brands to consumers at activation level?blur=25

Tanishq Jewellery, from the Tata Group, has lined up some aggressive advertising and marketing plans. Speaking to exchange4media, Sandeep Kulhalli, Vice President - Retail, Tanishq, said, “Regarding brand engagement at Tanishq, we are connecting brands to consumers at activation level. We are also investing a lot of money on design.”

Pallavi Goorha Kashyup Dec 1, 2009 8:07 AM

Borosil assigns creative mandate to VGC; ad spend pegged at upwards of Rs 10 cr?blur=25

Borosil Glassworks Ltd has appointed Vyas Giannetti Creative (VGC) to envision a brand new corporate identity and strategic communication plan, besides developing the brand’s design language. However, according to industry sources, the ad spend on the business is pegged at upwards of Rs 10 crore.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Dec 1, 2009 8:05 AM

Mauritius President to unveil Pravasi Film Festival Awards today?blur=25

Mauritius President Anerood Jugnauth will unveil the Pravasi Film Festival Awards on December 1, 2009, which will be given away after the first-ever film festival featuring films made by those living overseas or made outside the country.

Vinod Behl Dec 1, 2009 8:04 AM

‘I feel that I work 50 pc for my company and another 50 pc for the music company’?blur=25

“The first challenge I see for the Indian radio industry is the music royalty issue, if you get this sorted out, a lot will happen automatically. At the end of the day, I feel that I work 50 per cent for my company and another 50 per cent for the music company. The first thing we need to do is to fight together and remain united,” says Harrish M Bhatia, COO, Synergy Media Entertainment Ltd.

exchange4media Staff Dec 1, 2009 8:03 AM

Sandeep Singh elevated to Business Head, Brand and Media Solutions, at Quasar?blur=25

Sandeep Singh has been elevated to Business Head, Brand and Media Solutions, for Quasar operations across the country – Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore. Prior to this, he was Business Director, Quasar, and was responsible for the Mumbai and Bangalore regions. He was based in Delhi. In his new role, Singh will be reporting to Manish Vij, Co-founder, Quasar Media.

exchange4media Staff Dec 1, 2009 8:02 AM

Mixed Media: Welcome to India! Welcome to the country where news is also available at a price!?blur=25

Paid news, courtesy individuals, corporate and politicians, is liberating. It gives power to the people, thereby ensuring that publication of news isn’t just the preserve of editors, muses Pradyuman Maheshwari.

Pradyuman Maheshwari Dec 1, 2009 8:01 AM

Sunder Hemrajani, Managing Director, Times Innovative Media Ltd?blur=25

The industry is evolving fast and so are the OOH media options and technologies. Internationally, one can witness extensive use of large format LED screens, networked screens with remote content scheduling and management, use of LEDs as light source, interactive screens and use of ‘cold cathode’ in place of neon signs. Technological advancements have also been used for measuring the media effectiveness and consumer-centric innovations, which let the consumer experience the advertiser’s product in many different ways. The key challenge for any technological advancement is its adaptability and adoptability, apart from the cost implications.

exchange4media Staff Dec 1, 2009 12:00 AM