Business publications have bettered their AIR performance over the last quarter as per the IRS Q3 2010 results, declared on December 2, 2010. All top three business dailies have recorded positive growth, with Economic Times leading the list. Among periodicals, four of the top six have recorded positive growth.
Akash Raha Dec 3, 2010 7:01 PM
The IRS Q3 2010 results have brought cheer to periodicals, which had come under heavy fire following the Q2 results. English periodicals appear to have done better than expected in several, including Delhi. India Today leads in the National Capital, though the magazine has seen a 6.84 per cent decline in AIR.
Akash Raha Dec 3, 2010 8:11 AM
English periodicals have done relatively well in IRS Q3 2010 after last quarter’s dismal performance. English monthlies, weeklies and fortnightlies have all recorded overall positive growth for the genre. Monthlies, weeklies and fortnightlies recorded a growth in AIR of 0.58 per cent, 3.91 per cent and 1.96 per cent, respectively.
Akash Raha Dec 3, 2010 8:08 AM
There are no surprises in the English dailies genre in the IRS Q3 2010 results. The Times of India, Hindustan Times and The Hindu lead the pack. Both TOI and HT have recorded a positive growth in AIR, while The Hindu has seen a decline of 3.66 per cent in readership. The whole segment grew by a marginal 0.55 per cent.
Akash Raha Dec 3, 2010 7:58 AM
The Times Group’s plans to launch its flagship daily, The Times of India, in Kerala may finally be coming to fruition. The publishing major is said to have entered into a strategic alliance with Mathrubhumi for its entry into Kerala. TOI officials have declined to comment on the development, stating that the deal has not yet been finalised.
Akash Raha Dec 2, 2010 7:32 AM
The media industry in the recent past has been plagued by quite a few ‘controversies’ ranging from corporate lobbying to plagiarism. When it comes to a credible edit, what is the perfect recipe? Does publishing corrigendum feature in the mix and is it enough? Some senior editors and media experts share their views.
Akash Raha Dec 1, 2010 7:52 AM
86 per cent of Indians feel let down by the news of senior journalists being compared to fixers following the revelations of the Niira Radia tapes, as per the ‘impact Synovate Opinion Poll’. The poll attempts to find out find out whether corruption is permeating departments believed to be squeaky clean.
Akash Raha Nov 30, 2010 7:37 AM
Foundation for Media Professionals organised a panel discussion in Delhi to deliberate on the topic ‘Editors as Power Brokers’ on November 26, 2010. The panellists included senior members of the media fraternity such as Paranjoy Guha Thakurta, Krishna Prasad, Amit Goel, Shoma Chaudhary, Manu Joseph, Bhupendra Chaubey and Sunil Jain. The session was moderated by Vivian Fernandes of IBN Live.
Akash Raha Nov 27, 2010 12:39 PM
R Jagannathan has put in his papers at DNA. Jagannathan was in charge of the entire paper as the Managing Editor since June 2007. According to sources, Aditya Sinha from The New Indian Express is likely to join DNA as its Editor-in-Chief.
Akash Raha Nov 27, 2010 7:24 AM
With the aim to leverage the power of the digital medium and luxury digital platforms for engaging with premium audiences, the Conde Nast Group is organising the ‘Conde Nast Digital Day’ in Mumbai on November 25, 2010. The event will be attended by key stakeholders in the luxury/ premium industry.
Akash Raha Nov 25, 2010 7:59 AM
Although many leading newspapers and television channels have shied away from reporting on the alleged conversation between lobbyist Niira Radia and senior journalists, there has been much debate on the issue of media ethics on Twitter and social networks.
Akash Raha Nov 25, 2010 7:49 AM
Even though the men’s magazine domain has flourished since 2000 with the launch of ‘Man’s World’, it is yet to see exponential growth. ‘The Man’, which was launched in 2004, recently decided to reposition itself as a luxury magazine. exchange4media finds out from the media buyers whether the men’s magazines’ promise to reach out to the discerning male has been met.
Akash Raha Nov 24, 2010 1:03 PM
Hindustan Times and Hindustan from the HT Media Ltd stable are jointly organising the six-day long Printworks seminar – ‘The Newspaper Expo’. Being held in Delhi from November 22-27, 2010, the aim of this seminar is to make newspaper advertising easy and to provide advertising solutions to marketers.
Akash Raha Nov 23, 2010 7:45 AM
Andrew Nicholls, Digital General Manager, Dennis Media Transasia ,has been named the ‘MediaWeek Rising Star of the Year 2010’. Nicholls works for the Media Transasia Group out of Gurgaon office, India.
Akash Raha Nov 19, 2010 7:50 AM
The Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2010 Summit is set to be held in Delhi on November 19-20. The theme for this annual Summit this year is ‘Winning in testing times’. As in the past years, the Summit brings together leaders from different walks of life to encourage interactions and debates, thereby raising the bar of discussion on critical world issues.
Akash Raha Nov 17, 2010 7:37 AM
Mail Today completes its third year in the industry today. The newspaper was launched on November 16, 2007 for the Delhi masses by the India Today Group, in collaboration with Associated Newspaper. To commemorate this occasion, the newspaper has brought out a 96-page mega-issue that highlights the ‘Pacesetters’ of India.
Akash Raha Nov 16, 2010 7:31 AM
Financial World, a Tehelka publication, is gearing up for launch by roping in top editors. Prem Shankar Jha has been recently named as an editor for the business daily. The Financial World team also includes Hardev Sanotra, Managing Editor; Shantanu Guha Ray, Editor - News and Varkey George, Associate Editor.
Akash Raha Nov 15, 2010 7:28 AM
Business Standard has rolled out its new brand campaign across various markets and mediums. The new campaign finds expression in the tagline: ‘Know More. No Less’. The creative duties have been handled by ‘Doosra’, a Mumbai-based creative outfit headed by Zaheer Mirza.
Akash Raha Nov 12, 2010 7:08 AM
A featured case study on HT-Mint Story was presented by Sukumar Ranganathan, Editor, Mint, at the 4th Annual South Asia conference of INMA on November 10, 2010. Ranganathan discussed how Mint, launched in 2007, was able to create a success story in such a short period.
Akash Raha Nov 11, 2010 7:31 AM
INMA 2010: To create successful niches, one has to keep readers in mind, not the advertisers - Maheshwer Peri
Day 2 of INMA, 4th Annual South Asia Conference began with a key note address by Outlook Group’s Maheshwer Peri on the topic ‘Niche Opportunities for Newspaper Publishers’. Held on November 9-10, 2010 in Delhi, the Conference theme this year is ‘Redefining the newspaper business’.
Akash Raha Nov 11, 2010 7:30 AM