Reporters, video editors, camerapersons and producers, who work 24x7 to bring news to our living rooms, remain largely unknown. Not any more. e4m News Broadcasting Awards seeks to bring these unsung heroes to the forefront. Have you sent the names of your behind-the-scenes workhorses yet?
Speaking at PwC’s ‘Point of View’ session on the E&M industry, Raghu Menon, Secretary, I&B Ministry, revealed a slew of Government proposals to fuel growth in this industry. These include, hiking FDI in MSOs; reducing basic customs duty on all digital equipment, including set top boxes, to zero; allowing local news in private FM stations and more...
The Indian entertainment and media (E&M) industry is slated to grow cumulatively at 13.2 per cent CAGR over 2011-15 to reach Rs 1,199 billion, as per PwC’s ‘India Entertainment & Media Outlook 2011’. TV, print and film will continue to dominate the E&M industry in the foreseeable future.
Web18’s horizontal portal In.com on July 28, 2011 launched ‘Artiste Radio’, a 24x7 live radio with dedicated channels across genres. The launch unveiled 10 stations dedicated to 10 different artistes that included actors, singers, and music directors, from across India.
Jagran Prakashan Ltd has reported a 10.58 per cent drop in its Q1 FY12 net profit at Rs 49.72 crore, from Rs 55.60 crore in the corresponding quarter of the previous fiscal. On the other hand, operating revenues for Q1 FY12 stood at Rs 304.65 crore, up 12.91 per cent from Rs 269.82 crore in Q1 FY11.
Rediffusion Y&R has made two key appointments in its Delhi office. Abhik Santara has been elevated as Vice President and Chraneeta Mann as Executive Creative Director. Santara will head the Delhi office, while Mann will head the Creative function at Delhi.
Hindustan Unilever Ltd has reported an 18 per cent growth in its net profit for Q1 FY12 at Rs 627 crore. During the quarter, HUL’s domestic consumer business grew by 15 per cent, driven by strong 8.3 per cent underlying volume growth, with double digit growth across segments.