Ninan Thariyan?blur=25

The media veteran retires after 41 years in media

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While some regional newspapers saw a hike in total readership, others witnessed growth in average issue readership. Some popular brands from across the country saw a growth in both TR and AIR

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South India regional dailies?blur=25

The regional dailies had an increase of 0.8 crore readers in IRS Q1 2019. The industry has added 0.3 crore of urban readers and 0.5 crore rural readers

exchange4media Staff May 7, 2019 8:21 AM


Almost every regional daily saw a significant rise in readership as per the IRS Q1 2019 report

Moumita Bhattacharjee Apr 29, 2019 9:28 AM


Shankar will manage the sales and marketing for the regional P&L of synergistic media solutions (TV/ Digital/ Print/ Events business) for Tamil Nadu and Kerala market

exchange4media Staff Sep 28, 2018 4:22 PM

Stark Communications named ‘Agency of the Year’ at Maddys 2015?blur=25

The agency from Kerala won 4 Gold, 3 Silver and 9 Bronze metals, followed by RK Swamy with 5 Gold , 2 Silver & 2 Bronze metals

exchange4media Staff Apr 1, 2015 8:54 AM

Maddys 2015 to be held on 27th March?blur=25

More than 615 entries from over 60 agencies were received this year

exchange4media Staff Mar 25, 2015 8:01 AM

JWT wins Agency of the Year title at Tamizh Awards 2012?blur=25

JWT is declared as Sakalakalavallavan or Agency of the Year, third time in a row; Leo Burnett and TCC share second position with two Silvers and two Bronzes each

Deepika Bhardwaj Mar 23, 2012 8:53 AM

Ad Club Madras to host Tamizh Awards on March 17?blur=25

More than 250 entries have been received across 19 categories this year; a special award of Rs 1 lakh will be given to the agency that wins the ‘Sakalakalavallavan’ title

Sai Prasanna Mar 12, 2012 10:50 AM

Daily Thanthi Group appoints Narendra Alambara as COO?blur=25

Narendra Alambara takes up the role after a seven-year stint with Starcom Worldwide as Vice President, managing the Chennai unit

Sai Prasanna Mar 5, 2012 8:07 AM

IRS Q3 2011: Daily Thanthi leads; overall growth for Tamil dailies?blur=25

The Average Issue Readership (AIR) of Tamil dailies has gone up this quarter, from 12,557,000 in Q2 2011 to 12,625,000 in this quarter.

exchange4media Staff Dec 24, 2011 8:20 AM

 IRS 2011 Q2: Periodicals fare poorly in Tamil Nadu; dailies marginally better?blur=25

The results of IRS 2011 Q2 have turned out better for Tamil dailies in the state as compared to the IRS 2011 Q1 results. While all the top 15, barring one, were in the red last quarter, they have received some respite in 2011 Q2.

Sai Prasanna Oct 12, 2011 11:23 AM

 IRS 2011 Q2: Periodicals exhibit downward trend in Chennai market?blur=25

As per IRS 2011 Q2 results for the Chennai market, the quarter-on-quarter average issue readership (AIR) figures show more promise in the dailies segment as compared to year-on-year numbers. The magazine segment looks bleak with most periodicals showing a decline in AIR over last year.

Sai Prasanna Oct 11, 2011 10:03 AM

KR Skandraaj joins Dinamalar as GM, Marketing?blur=25

Tamil daily Dinamalar, which recently turned 60, has brought on board Skandraaj to head its marketing initiatives. He is well-known for his marketing strategies and will look after pan-India for the paper’s Chennai, Madurai, Puducherry, and Coimbatore editions.

Sai Prasanna Oct 4, 2011 8:38 AM

IRS 2011 Q2: Decline continues for Tamil publications?blur=25

Five out of six topline Tamil dailies have witnessed decline in average issue readership (AIR) as compared to the corresponding period last year. However, when compared to the previous quarter, the trends did give some relief to Tamil dailies as almost all of them witnessed growth in AIR.

Nitin Pandey Oct 3, 2011 9:25 AM

IRS 2011 Q1: Newspapers decline in popularity in Tamil Nadu?blur=25

Save one, all major dailies in Tamil Nadu have reported a decline in their average issue readership figures in Tamil Nadu as per the IRS 2011 Q1 figures, as compared to the corresponding period last year...

Nitin Pandey Jun 23, 2011 1:10 PM

IRS 2011 Q1: Tamil dailies degrow 5.39 pc; magazines too slide?blur=25

Tamil weeklies have lost nearly 6.78 lakh readers, registering an AIR of 23.72 lakh. Fortnightly and monthly magazines have also witnessed declining trends.

Nitin Pandey Jun 22, 2011 11:30 AM