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API, FIP raise concern over proposed amendment to Indian Copyright Act, 1957?blur=25

The Association of Publishers in India (API) and Federation of Indian Publishers (FIP) fear that academic book prices will jump ten-fold if the proposed amendment is accepted and India’s literary gains will get choked (amongst other concerns).

Akash Raha Jan 20, 2011 7:17 AM

The Telegraph adds value; pagination goes up to 52?blur=25

The Telegraph has recently undertaken a major value addition exercise in Kolkata wherein the overall pagination has gone up to 52 pages on most days of the week.

Akash Raha Jan 19, 2011 7:26 AM

Tehelka’s biz paper venture hits a financial roadblock?blur=25

Tehelka’s business newspaper ‘Financial World’ might not be flagged off as planned earlier due to a “funding crunch”.

Akash Raha Jan 18, 2011 7:16 AM

Wading through marketing obstacles in a digital world?blur=25

Formulating strategies in a digital world, understanding the always-connected consumer, Internet and ad spends were some topics discussed by industry experts at the Digital 3.0 Roundtable in Delhi on January 17, 2011. The event was organised by Results International Group, along with exchange4media.

Akash Raha Jan 18, 2011 7:10 AM

Tehelka bags IPI Award for 'Excellence in Journalism'?blur=25

Tehelka has won the IPI Award for ‘Excellence in Journalism’, awarded by the India Chapter of the International Press Institute.

Akash Raha Jan 17, 2011 7:52 AM

Reporter’s Diary: Back in action?blur=25

After being away and missing in action for almost a month, what better way to get back into the scene than to take on a new beat? Akash Raha tells us how...

Akash Raha Jan 15, 2011 8:12 AM

HT seeks to ‘Switch on Mumbai’?blur=25

Hindustan Times is set to launch a new initiative – ‘Switch on Mumbai. Switch off TV’ – which seeks to get Mumbaikars to switch off their TV sets and step out to explore and enjoy Mumbai with family and friends. The initiative is meant for a day on January 29, 2011.

Akash Raha Jan 13, 2011 1:48 PM

Rewind 2010: Paying for content online - Christine Brendle?blur=25

“Would you pay for essential news?” lessons from WSJ by Christine Brendle, Publisher of The Wall Street Journal Asia and Managing Director, Dow Jones & Co, Asia Pacific, in exchange4media’s Rewind 2010 special coverage.

Akash Raha Jan 13, 2011 11:45 AM

A tale of ‘Yaad Sheher’ launched on Big FM?blur=25

‘Yaad Sheher’, touted as a one of its kind show, was launched on Big FM on January 10, 2011. The show, which airs daily at 9 pm, features the tale of an imaginary city enmeshed with songs. Lyricist Neelesh Mishra has conceived the idea of this unique daily nationwide radio show.

Akash Raha Jan 12, 2011 8:15 AM

Face2Face:  Business Standard Motoring Awards held in Mumbai?blur=25

Business Standard Motoring Awards 2011, held in Mumbai on January 10, recognised the best cars and bikes launched in India during the calendar year 2010.

Akash Raha Jan 12, 2011 8:13 AM

Economy India Group set to launch two more publications?blur=25

‘Economy India’, an economic monthly magazine, will have two more publications from its group – ‘Society India’ and ‘Rajniti India’ in English and Hindi, respectively. The launch is expected in February 2011.

Akash Raha Jan 11, 2011 7:50 AM

Mid-Day drops price by Re 1 for Colors’ ‘Mukti Bandhan’?blur=25

In an exclusive ‘impact activity’, Mid-Day is dropping its cover price by Re 1 from Rs 3 to Rs 2 for its edition on Monday, January 10, 2011 to promote Colors’ new show ‘Mukti Bandhan’.

Akash Raha Jan 10, 2011 7:39 AM

IRS Q3 2010: Assamese dailies put up a decent show; magazines still fighting it out?blur=25

Even as Assamese dailies have managed to put up a decent show with an AIR growth of 0.14 per cent in the IRS Q3 2010 results, the magazines have faltered to an overall drop in AIR of 2.04 per cent (monthly) and 0.74 per cent (weekly). Asomiya Pratidin is the top Assamese daily. Bismoi and Sadin are the top monthly and weekly, respectively.

Akash Raha Dec 7, 2010 7:58 AM

IRS Q3 2010: Bengali dailies see red; periodicals put up a good show?blur=25

In a case of reversal, magazines have pulled off a better show among Bengali publications as compared to dailies as per the IRS Q3 2010 results. Six of the top 10 dailies have seen decline in readership, whereas only two out of the top 10 magazines have registered decline in AIR figures in the third quarter.

Akash Raha Dec 7, 2010 7:53 AM

IRS Q3 2010: 5 out of top 13 dailies see de-growth in Kolkata; Ananda Bazar Patrika maintains lead?blur=25

The newspaper market in Kolkata held little surprise in the third quarter results of the Indian Readership Survey. Ananda Bazar Patrika leads the list, followed by Bartaman, The Telegraph and The Times of India. Meanwhile, five out of the top 13 dailies have seen negative growth in this quarter.

Akash Raha Dec 7, 2010 7:52 AM

IRS Q3 2010: Mixed bag for Urdu dailies?blur=25

The Urdu dailies domain is relatively small with only four major players in it. The domain has seen an overall decline in readership of 2.51 per cent as per the IRS Q3 2010 results. Inquilab is the most read Urdu daily in this segment in terms of Average Issue Readership (AIR).

Akash Raha Dec 6, 2010 7:58 AM

IRS Q3 2010: No surprises in the Kerala English dailies market; TOI’s entry may change things?blur=25

The Kerala market for the English dailies looks clean and uncluttered, even as The Hindu dominates the market. The news of The Times of India entering the market with Mathrubhumi has set the market abuzz. The New Indian Express is the second largest English daily (in terms of AIR numbers) in Kerala.

Akash Raha Dec 6, 2010 7:43 AM

HT Brunch now in a magazine avatar too; priced at Rs 100?blur=25

HT Brunch is all set to come out in a new avatar, a quarterly magazine. The first issue of this magazine is expected to hit newsstands by the middle or third week of December 2010. The magazine will be priced at Rs 100. Meanwhile, Brunch will also continue as a weekend supplementary with Hindustan Times.

Akash Raha Dec 4, 2010 7:31 AM

IRS Q3 2010: HT overtakes DNA to claim second position in Mumbai?blur=25

Hindustan Times has become the second-largest read English broadsheet in Mumbai, overtaking DNA in terms of Average Issue Readership (AIR) as per the results of the Indian Readership Survey (IRS) Q3 2010, which were declared on December 2, 2010. The Times of India remains the No. 1 English daily in Mumbai.

Akash Raha Dec 3, 2010 8:50 PM

IRS Q3 2010: Dismal show by dailies in Delhi; numbers head south?blur=25

Most English dailies have seen a decline trend in AIR as per the IRS Q3 2010 results. Only two out of the top 13 dailies have recorded a positive growth. Hindustan Times, The Times of India and Mail Today continue to dominate the charts in the English daily space.

Akash Raha Dec 3, 2010 7:19 PM