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Cannes Lions 2011: Mudra & JWT India in Film Lions shortlist?blur=25

Keeping alive India’s further Lions hopes, Mudra Communications and JWT India have found place in the Film Lions shortlist.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Jun 23, 2011 7:02 PM

Sajid Shamim made Brand Director at Reebok India?blur=25

Sajid Shamim, Executive Director, Sales and Marketing, Reebok India has been appointed as Brand Director of Reebok at Adidas Group. He will be responsible for the marketing and business strategy for Reebok India. This development has come in the wake of joint operating model effective from May 2011 by Adidas Group in India (Adidas Group owns Reebok and Adidas globally).

exchange4media Staff Jun 23, 2011 4:18 PM

Universal Music appoints Devraj Sanyal as MD for India ops?blur=25

Devraj Sanyal has been named as Managing Director of Universal Music India. He takes charge from June 24, 2011. The appointment was announced by Vico Antippas, President, Nordic, Central & Eastern Europe, South Africa & India, Universal Music Group International.

exchange4media Staff Jun 23, 2011 4:16 PM

ZenithOptimedia wins media mandate for AMD?blur=25

AMD India has assigned its media business to ZenithOptimedia. The agency will help the brand launch its new products besides increasing presence in the regional space. ZO has also instituted company recognition awards called Shresht to reward its deserving candidates.

Deepika Bhardwaj Jun 23, 2011 1:40 PM

IRS 2011 Q1: Newspapers decline in popularity in Tamil Nadu?blur=25

Save one, all major dailies in Tamil Nadu have reported a decline in their average issue readership figures in Tamil Nadu as per the IRS 2011 Q1 figures, as compared to the corresponding period last year...

Nitin Pandey Jun 23, 2011 1:10 PM

IRS 2011 Q1: Readers’ preference for Malayalam in Kerala on the rise?blur=25

Newspapers readers in Kerala are deserting English as a language medium to have their daily dose of news, views and analysis. As Malayalam consolidates its position, Tamil too seems to be on the growth trajectory...

Nitin Pandey Jun 23, 2011 12:21 PM

IRS 2011 Q1: As Ajit shows growth, AIR for Punjabi dailies dips marginally?blur=25

Although, there is no change in the ranking of Punjabi dailies, barring Ajit, no other daily has reported a positive growth in IRS 2011 Q1 results...

Nitin Pandey Jun 23, 2011 12:17 PM

Dheeraj Sinha @ Cannes: The World Belongs To Tweakers, Not Essentially Innovators?blur=25

It’s the power of re-combination, of creating alchemy from the existing, that today’s digital age needs and rewards, says Dheeraj Sinha, Regional Planning Director, Bates141.

Dheeraj Sinha Jun 23, 2011 12:10 PM

IRS 2011 Q1: Siasat, The Munsif gain at the cost of Urdu Times?blur=25

Led by the growth of Siasat and The Munsif, average issue readership (AIR) of ‘Any Urdu’ daily has gone marginally up by 0.43 per cent as per the IRS 2011 Q1 results...

Nitin Pandey Jun 23, 2011 11:57 AM

IRS 2011 Q1: Assamese publications lose readership across periodicity?blur=25

Irrespective of periodicity, Assamese publications are losing sheen. While dailies have seen a decline in AIR of almost 13 per cent, monthlies’ AIR has come down by 26 per cent.

Nitin Pandey Jun 23, 2011 11:35 AM

Cannes Lions 2011: An ‘Out of the Box’ Gold; India bags 5 Design Lions?blur=25

Design Lions has brought much cheer to the Indian camp with Out of the Box bagging a Gold. Mudra Communications took home two Silvers and a Bronze, while TBWA\India scored a Silver Lion.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Jun 23, 2011 11:23 AM

Pitch Exclusive: Have we cracked the rural puzzle??blur=25

What may apply to metros and to some extent to even Tier II and Tier III cities certainly does not apply to ‘rural’, which can be a different school in itself. Do Indian marketers understand the rural enough?

exchange4media Staff Jun 23, 2011 10:20 AM

Ogilvy in the Red to celebrate David Ogilvy’s 100th birthday?blur=25

On Thursday, June 23, 2011, Ogilvy offices around the globe are paying tribute to someone believed by many to be the advertising industry’s only legend – David Ogilvy – on his birth centenary.

Shubhangi Mehta Jun 23, 2011 9:33 AM

TimesJobs, MagicBricks on the upswing in May 2011: comScore report?blur=25

Latest comScore figures on online recruitment and property portals in India reveal Times Jobs and MagicBricks leading in the month of May.

exchange4media Staff Jun 23, 2011 9:31 AM

Facebook, Gmail continue to grow in India in 2010-11: ViziSense?blur=25

ViziSense Reports from 2010-11 reveal a growth in Internet usage in most websites, with Facebook and Gmail growing. Amazon, on the other hand beats Ebay for the first time in India.

exchange4media Staff Jun 23, 2011 9:30 AM

New top-level domains to fortify brands’ web presence?blur=25

ICANN has approved the creation of new top level domains. This decision can have a huge impact on brand identity on the Internet as they can now own .brand websites. This can change ways a brand markets itself digitally.

Shubhi Tandon Jun 23, 2011 9:30 AM

Cannes Lions 2011: And the party is back on the beach...?blur=25

For some, The Times of India party going back to being hosted on the beach, coupled with India’s growing metals tally, is a sign that things are looking up again...

Noor Fathima Warsia Jun 23, 2011 9:26 AM

Anil Ralph Thomas @ Cannes: The solution’s simple, it’s people that are screwed up?blur=25

McCann World Group’s Anil Ralph Thomas has a moment of epiphany during Edward De Bono’s seminar and feels a swell of national pride as the world applauds the ‘Gandhi’ font...

Anil Ralph Thomas Jun 23, 2011 9:24 AM

Opening at 3.7 TVR, Star Plus’ ‘Just Dance’ is top non-fiction show in 2011, yet...?blur=25

The simulcast of ‘Just Dance’ has brought in the numbers for Star and STAR India COO Sanjay Gupta is quite upbeat about the show, but whether the dance reality show will be able to sustain these numbers in the coming weeks remains to be seen...

Fatema Rajkotwala Jun 23, 2011 9:20 AM

Cannes Lions 2011: Silver for McCann, Ogilvy in Press; Grey, Mudra win Bronze?blur=25

India’s metal tally is steadily picking up at Cannes Lions 2011. McCann Worldgroup and Ogilvy India have both picked up Silvers in Press Lions, while Grey Worldwide India and Mudra Communications have bagged a Bronze Lion each.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Jun 23, 2011 9:19 AM