Election campaigns in Kerala & Tamil Nadu ride high on Print & OOH?blur=25

With the initial stage of campaigning, all the parties are finalising their plans with a maximum number of eyeballs to target. All the leading parties will go full steam from the end of this month which will see a handsome rise in the ad market too

Abid Hasan Apr 21, 2016 7:58 AM

Ad war heats up in West Bengal assembly elections?blur=25

From front page advertisements, television commercials, poster wars and digital films, the ad campaign by various political parties in West Bengal and Assam has shot up and the credit goes to West Bengal Assembly polls

Abid Hasan Apr 15, 2016 8:39 AM

Publishers welcome RSCI move to increase sample size by 40%?blur=25

The Media Research User Council announced that the 2016 IRS data will be released by January next year, followed by regular quarterly updates. The survey has increased its sample size by 40% at an ‘All India’ level, targeting a total of 3.30 lakh respondents, across 91 Individual Districts and 101 District Clusters

Abid Hasan Apr 12, 2016 7:58 AM

Sudeep Mukhia returns to CNN IBN as Executive Editor; Nisha Poddar joins as Deputy Editor?blur=25

Sudeep Mukhia,who was the Resident Editor of Hindustan Times is back to CNN- IBN as Executive Editor . He was also a part of CNN-IBN’s launch team in 2005, while Senior journalist, Nisha Poddar, M&A reporter with ET Now has joined CNBC-TV18 as Deputy Editor M&A

Abid Hasan Apr 6, 2016 8:07 AM

Network 18 ropes in Flipkart’s Manish Maheshwari as CEO Web 18?blur=25

Maheshwari will lead Network18’s digital and e-commerce assets. These include digital portals such as,,,

Abid Hasan Apr 1, 2016 2:39 PM

We will always be considered outsiders, that is a reality which we have to accept:Jim Egan, CEO, BBC Global News?blur=25

Jim Egan, CEO, BBC World News has been associated with the channel for almost a decade and in an interview with exchange4media he speaks about the key focus areas for BBC in India, news on radio, Indian news channels that he takes seriously and more

Abid Hasan Mar 29, 2016 8:35 AM

Anil Uniyal quits Network18?blur=25

Anil Uniyal, most recently, served as CEO of CNBC TV18, CNBC Awaaz and Forbes India. He has been associated with the group for more than 15 years

Abid Hasan Mar 22, 2016 8:22 AM

SC allows photos of CM, governors and ministers in government ads?blur=25

The modification came after different states and ministers from the centre requested the court to relook into the matter. The hearing was going in the court from last six months

Abid Hasan Mar 19, 2016 4:11 PM

Will the 100% FDI move in Food Processing Sector translate into big ad revenues??blur=25

This move will also open the gate for food processing giants like Walmart, IKEA, Tesco and others, and apart from upliftment of farmers, there is an opportunity for the media players to add some extra revenues on their balance sheets as these companies are big advertisers too

Abid Hasan Mar 15, 2016 8:08 AM

Times Internet appoints Mrinal Kanti Dhara as General Manager, Mergers and Acquisitions?blur=25

Prior to joining Times Internet Limited, Dhara was working as Sr. Manager - Corporate Strategy at HCL

Abid Hasan Mar 14, 2016 7:57 AM

Govt to approach SC regarding ad row?blur=25

The Central Government once again challenged the Supreme Court’s order stating that Chief Ministers should also be allowed to feature in government sponsored ads and has also requested the court to refer the matter to a larger bench for fresh consideration

Abid Hasan Mar 12, 2016 8:02 AM

Payments made by broadcasters & publishers for advertisement not liable for TDS - Income Tax Dept.?blur=25

The Ministry of Finance and Central Board of Direct Taxes has announced that TV channels, newspapers and broadcasters will not draw TDS (Tax deducted at source) while paying their agencies for advertisements.

Abid Hasan Mar 10, 2016 1:51 PM

Senior Journalist Barkha Dutt receives threats post JNU reportage?blur=25

Senior Journalist and prominent NDTV anchor Barkha Dutt has received anonymous threats calls post her reportage on JNU

Abid Hasan Mar 10, 2016 1:26 PM

Kejriwal govt. considers legal action against three news channels for airing doctored video?blur=25

The Delhi government will be taking the legal route against channels that aired the doctored video of the JNU protests. The decision has come after CPM Chief Sitaram Yechuri met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal recently.

Abid Hasan Mar 8, 2016 8:38 AM

Arun Natesh steps down as Marketing Head, Business Standard?blur=25

It is learnt that Natesh will be taking up a new role outside the media industry where he will be heading Brand Strategy, Corporate Communication and Customer Relations.

Abid Hasan Mar 8, 2016 8:14 AM

Media veteran Nilesh Thakkar launches professional gaming platform iGame League?blur=25

Thakkar is a media veteran with more than two decades of experience and has worked with some of the well known organisations like Star, Gujarat Samachar and TV9.

Abid Hasan Mar 7, 2016 8:57 AM

CricHQ appoints Aroon Kumar as General Manager, Global Marketing?blur=25

As an award winning marketer & Digital Business Leader, Kumar brings with him 14 years of experience in marketing, branding, consumer insights, advertising, digital, mobile and social media marketing.

Abid Hasan Mar 4, 2016 9:07 AM

Supriya Sahu & Fayyaz Sheheryar to join Doordarshan, AIR as DGs?blur=25

Supriya Sahu, Former Joint Secretary, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) is likely to join Doordarshan as Director General. Also, Fayyaz Sheheryar, All India Radio acting Chief is set to join All India Radio as Director General

Abid Hasan Feb 26, 2016 12:58 PM

iTV Network elevates Vikas Khanna as National Sales Head, India News?blur=25

Khanna will report to India News CEO, Varun Kohli. Prior to this he was Senior Vice President, India News

Abid Hasan Feb 23, 2016 11:25 AM

Komal Anbarasan steps down as CEO, Makkal TV?blur=25

After working with Makkal TV for more than nine years, Komal Anbarasan has decided to step down from his position.

Abid Hasan Feb 22, 2016 8:08 AM