Well known journalist and Editor (Languages) at the India Today Group, Prabhu Chawla, is set to move out of the group. Industry sources have confirmed that Chawla is joining The New Indian Express newspaper. While it is not known what would be Chawla’s designation, he will be replacing Aditya Sinha, who is joining DNA as Editor-in-Chief from January 17, 2011.
R Jagannathan, who was earlier Executive Editor at DNA, will be joining Web18 as Editor, Business & Financial media. Web18 operates financial portals and services including Moneycontrol.com and Poweryourtrade.com. Jagannathan’s mandate is to provide editorial direction and manage content strategy for existing financial brands in the Web18 portfolio as well as spearhead new initiatives on the content side which the network will announce soon.
Beginning of the year 2009 might have been a little frustrating for the industry, but the year ended on a positive note, giving all a chance to look forward to more interesting developments in 2010. exchange4media takes a look at some of the major developments in India’s print media in 2009.