The IRS 2010 Q1 data sees most of the Top 20 dailies register growth, with just six dailies witnessing a decline in AIR (Average Issue Readership). Dainik Jagran maintains its leadership position. The Times of India and Hindustan Times are the only English dailies in the Top 20 dailies list.
While debates on readership figures may continue, it is heartening to see that most business publications have seen a growth in their AIR (Average Issue Readership) as per the IRS 2010 Q1 data. Economic Times stays put at the No. 1 position among business dailies, while Business Today leads among the business magazines.
The Indian Readership Survey (IRS) 2010 Q1 data, released on May 4, show The Times of India maintaining its leadership position in Mumbai, followed by Mumbai Mirror. In Delhi, on the other hand, Hindustan Times has taken a significant lead over its nearest rival, The Times of India.
NetCore Solutions Pvt Ltd has acquired Greynium Information Technologies, a market leader in the Indian languages Internet portals space and also has a growing position in the online Indian classifieds space with its Click.in portal. NetCore is one of India’s largest digital communications companies, with its email and SMS solutions being used by over 2,000 companies.
Five straight weeks of high density news and guess what, each and every week has been dominated by a woman. Each woman, hot button, and top of mind in the media and in turn, the political mindspace. This week, Sandeep Bamzai writes about some women who having been hogging news space, and not necessarily for the right reasons.
New Delhi Television Ltd on May 4, 2010 informed the BSE that the NDTV Group had decided to exercise its right to terminate the definitive agreements for a strategic alliance with US-based media company Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. The alliance was for lifestyle channels in India.
According to IRS 2010 Q1 data, which was released on May 4, the top 20 magazines in India show no major signs of growth in their AIR (Average Issue Readership). The quarterly data shows that Malayalam fortnightly Vanitha continues to remain the most widely read magazine in India.