Ramsai will head National Sales for the network’s Malayalam cluster

exchange4media Staff Jun 27, 2019 2:56 PM

South India regional dailies

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


After a bumper Diwali season, expectations were high about growth during Pongal

Simran Sabherwal Jan 15, 2019 8:48 AM

Dinamalar iPaper will allow the publication to engage more with readers through online actions such as ‘Like’, ‘Dislike’ and ‘Comment’ on the published content

exchange4media Staff Aug 16, 2018 8:53 AM

Tamil daily Dinamalar launches a new music website isailive

Website is an attempt to promote music in all genres aiming to reach Tamil audience that has a global outlook

Deepa Balasubramanian Dec 15, 2014 8:13 AM

Southern print players eye double-digit growth, offer premium inventory to advertisers

Even though the political environment has been a dampener, print players line up innovations and offers to make the most of the festive ad spends

Deepa Balasubramanian Oct 17, 2014 7:56 AM

Year-end advertising buzz muted in print media in Chennai

Tough economic conditions have taken a toll on the year-end advertising buzz as marketers struggle to tempt consumers to make purchases even as the festive season draws to a close

Deepa Balasubramanian Jan 2, 2014 8:09 AM

Tamil Daily Dinamalar ropes in Martin King as National Ad Sales Head

King’s mandate is to explore options to maximise advertising revenues for Dinamalar. Prior to this, he was Station Director at Radio One, Chennai

Deepa Balasubramanian Sep 28, 2013 9:32 AM

The Hindu to launch its Tamil newspaper in mid-September

The cover price is expected to be between Rs 3.50 and Rs 4. The paper will have an initial print run of six lakh copies. Asokan Krishnamurthy is the Editor of the new daily

Deepa Balasubramanian Sep 7, 2013 8:22 AM

Print industry in South is on a growth path: Lakshmipathy Adimoolam

With ad budgets getting decentralised, volume of advtg has shown higher growth in tier II & III cities of Tamil Nadu, says the Director of Dinamalar Group

Deepa Balasubramanian Jul 30, 2013 7:49 AM

Sovereign Media ropes in Shankar Subramaniam

Subramaniam has been appointed as Vice-President & National Head, Marketing for Thanthi TV. He moves from HT Media

Deepa Balasubramanian Nov 30, 2012 6:39 PM

"Planners don't understand southern market"

Media planners & ad men don’t understand the culture in South India, not allowing expansion of national advertisers, say Chennai media professionals

exchange4media Staff Jun 25, 2012 8:53 PM

 IRS 2011 Q2: Periodicals exhibit downward trend in Chennai market

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

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

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

Dinamalar.com unveils app for Android phones

Dinamalar.com, the website of the Tamil publication, has launched an app for Android mobile phone users. The launch closely follows in the heels of unveiling of the publication website’s iPad app a couple of weeks ago, the new app hopes to tap into yet another pocket of the Tamil audience that incessantly stays connected to the news from across the globe.

exchange4media Staff Oct 3, 2011 8:34 AM

IRS 2011 Q1: Tamil dailies degrow 5.39 pc; magazines too slide

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

Dinamalar launches iPhone & iPod touch apps

Dinamalar, World’s No.1 leading Tamil Daily Newspaper & No. 1, Indian Publication Portal unveiled its iPhone & iPod app today. The first Tamil publication to be present on iPhone and iPod, Dinamalar’s app has been created with the latest technology to ensure that users have a great experience, accessing news on the go.

exchange4media Staff May 27, 2011 3:28 PM

IRS 2010 Q4:  Tamil dailies lose 7.62 Lac readers in the year

With top dailies and top magazines losing readership, it has been a bad year for Tamil publications.

Nitin Pandey Mar 22, 2011 9:53 AM