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Annurag Batra is a serial entrepreneur, media mogul, a journalist and an eternal optimist rolled into one. He is a B. Tech in Computer Sciences, a degree, which he acquired before joining Management Development Institute MDI Gurgaon (Now its Gurugram), one of India's leading Business School. He is a first generation entrepreneur and after acquiring the iconic business media and magazine brand BW Businessworld. a 35 year strong media brand as well as most respected business publication in the country.

Vivid: Media hails 'rock star economist' as Rajan checks in

RBI Chief Raghuram Rajan has said that he has no magic wand but will deal with the country's challenges one at a time. Only time will tell if he can deliver growth even while reining in inflation, says Annurag Batra of exchange4media

Annurag Batra Sep 9, 2013 8:01 AM

Vivid: Media under attack again, literally

Annurag Batra of exchange4media talks about assault on media, while in pursuit of truth, by Asaram's followers; he condemns the culture of blind faith in the country

Annurag Batra Sep 2, 2013 8:03 AM

Vivid: Licence raj in the media

It is ridiculous to imagine that an examination, however tough, would weed out the corrupt and the incompetent, says Annurag Batra of exchange4media

Annurag Batra Aug 26, 2013 8:14 AM

Vivid: Media and the submarine tragedy

A fragile naval defence only weakens the country’s strength as it goes on to accept foreign junk & undermines its own capabilities in engineering, says Annurag Batra of exchange4media

Annurag Batra Aug 19, 2013 8:07 AM

Vivid: Is TV losing ground to digital media?

The couch potatoes have seemingly gone digital with TV, once the most popular medium of entertainment, taking a backseat, says Annurag Batra of exchange4media

Annurag Batra Aug 12, 2013 8:19 AM

Vivid: Sense of drama must for media persons

All journalists must have an aptitude for drama. They should have the knack to capture the human element in daily events, says Annurag Batra of exchange4media

Annurag Batra Aug 5, 2013 9:06 AM

Vivid: Losing Crest

BCCL published the last edition of TOI Crest on July 20. Acc to Annurag Batra of exchange4media, "Gone are the days when newspapers were soul of the country; now it is the revenues that rule"

Annurag Batra Jul 30, 2013 8:19 AM

Vivid: Media activism in Delhi gang rape case

Media activism that jolts people out of their comforts, and calls for action for a better future, has to be actively promoted, says Annurag Batra of exchange4media

Annurag Batra Jul 22, 2013 8:16 AM

Vivid: Power of the photo journalism lens

A photograph is a vital element in print media because it encapsulates a story with insight and depth of historicity, says Annurag Batra of exchange4media

Annurag Batra Jul 15, 2013 8:21 AM

Vivid: With freedom comes responsibility

Freedom of speech is a cherished Fundamental Right; journalists have the responsibility to stir the conscience of the community, says Annurag Batra of exchange4media

Annurag Batra Jul 8, 2013 8:06 AM

Vivid: Security of the United States is global security as well

Media must appreciate that the US administration is duty bound to uphold the preamble of the US Constitution, says Annurag Batra of exchange4media, talking about the Snowden episode

Annurag Batra Jul 1, 2013 8:05 AM

Vivid: The great Greek tragedy

The latest in the line of lambs led to slaughter as a supposed austerity measure is the Greek state TV and radio, shares Annurag Batra of exchange4media

Annurag Batra Jun 24, 2013 7:38 AM

Vivid: Medium is the message

Annurag Batra of exchange4media Group talks about the trailblazers in the skyscape of journalism where the 'Medium is the message'

Annurag Batra Jun 17, 2013 9:51 AM

Vivid: Public memory and the media

Media needs to view events with an analytical mindset, connecting the dots with lessons of history & day-to-day facts, says Annurag Batra of exchange4media

Annurag Batra Jun 10, 2013 8:49 PM

Vivid: Fourth umpire – Trial by media

Annurag Batra of exchange4media talks about the fourth estate playing the fourth umpire to the IPL scandal. Hear the other side, he urges

Annurag Batra Jun 3, 2013 4:58 PM

Vivid: Takeover of TV channels: Not possible, Madam Chief Minister!

Annurag Batra of exchange4media talks about Mamata Banerjee’s decision to take over channels Tara Newz and Tara Muzik on "humanitarian grounds"

Annurag Batra May 29, 2013 7:35 PM

Vivid: The media mirage

Annurag Batra of exchange4media Group talks about the facade the Saradha Group created, leaving more than 1500 journalists in jeopardy

Annurag Batra May 20, 2013 8:06 PM

Vivid: The assertive PM is back in news

The PM’s quick reaction to the dastardly crime of the brutal rape of the 5-yr-old girl in Apr was a far cry from the Dec 16 gang rape, observes Annurag Batra of e4m

Annurag Batra May 13, 2013 7:00 PM

Vivid: The Indian journalist’s conflict

Extraordinary situations demand extraordinary measures of responsibility, says Annurag Batra of e4m, while sharing his views on conflict reporting in India

Annurag Batra Apr 1, 2013 9:26 PM

Vivid: PR & media – The twain have to meet

The relationship between communication professionals and today's journalists is more symbiotic than clashing, says Annurag Batra of exchange4media Group

Annurag Batra Mar 18, 2013 7:32 PM