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.
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.
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.
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.
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.