Convergence will bring in a tectonic shift

“A tremendous opportunity lies with today’s connected eco-system,” feel industry experts

Twishy Oct 31, 2012 7:15 PM

Good journalism is good business: Sanjay Gupta

Future of news will stand on the bedrock of innovation in good journalism, and good journalism is good business, says Sanjay Gupta of Jagran Prakashan

Abid Hasan Aug 9, 2012 6:56 PM

Nitin Vaidya bids adieu to STAR India

Vaidya quits STAR India as Business Head for Hindi channels after a period of 14 months. He was reporting to COO Sanjay Gupta

exchange4media Staff Jul 21, 2012 7:40 PM

In two weeks, SMJ combined reach touches 27.5 cr

Satyamev Jayate rated 4.4 TVR in HSM (All 4+) and a TVR of 3.7 for All 4+, All India

exchange4media Staff May 23, 2012 9:20 PM

Star Plus gears up to strengthen weak weekends

At present, Sony leads weekend viewership. ‘Satyamev Jayate’ is one of Star Plus’ attempts to arrest falling weekend ratings

Noor Fathima Warsia Apr 30, 2012 4:12 AM

STAR India stops ‘value-add’ sponsorships

In a decision that has created a bit of a stir for agencies, STAR India has decided to stop all mentions of associate sponsorships for its fiction shows, across channels

Noor Fathima Warsia Apr 13, 2012 10:36 AM

Being present on digital platforms has become basic hygiene: Sanjay Gupta, Jagran Prakashan

“I don’t want to get into how revenues will come into digital. But we want to be prepared for it so that when it happens, we are in a position to take advantage of it,” said Sanjay Gupta, CEO, Jagran Prakashan

exchange4media Staff Mar 10, 2012 8:04 AM

Star Plus makes entertainment mobile with iPhone, iPad App

Star Plus announced the launch of its app for iPhone and iPad in India and over 120 countries around the world. With this, Star Plus claims to have become India’s first GEC to make an entry into the iPad, iPhone zone. This initiative will make entertainment content available on-the-go.

exchange4media Staff Oct 13, 2011 9:39 AM

ABC & MRUC nominate team for IRS-NRS merged RSCI; Lynn de Souza is Chairperson

The merger of the IRS and NRS led to the formation of Readership Studies Council of India (RSCI). The RSCI would have 10 members from both the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) and the Media Research User’s Council (MRUC). The ABC and MRUC have nominated these members. Lynn de Souza, Chairman & CEO, Lintas Media Group, is expected to be first Chairperson of the RSCI.

Noor Fathima Warsia Sep 26, 2011 12:26 PM

Opening at 3.7 TVR, Star Plus’ ‘Just Dance’ is top non-fiction show in 2011, yet...

The simulcast of ‘Just Dance’ has brought in the numbers for Star and STAR India COO Sanjay Gupta is quite upbeat about the show, but whether the dance reality show will be able to sustain these numbers in the coming weeks remains to be seen...

Fatema Rajkotwala Jun 23, 2011 9:20 AM

I don’t want to be seen in the clutter of the way television is: Sanjay Gupta

“We are proud to be in print at this moment, because of the credibility of the medium and the way it is being run. We are not averse to television, but we are not getting into television for another four to five years,” says Sanjay Gupta, CEO and Editor, Jagran Group.

exchange4media Staff May 14, 2011 8:44 AM

STAR India appoints Nitin Vaidya as Business Head – Hindi channels

Star India has appointed Nitin Vaidya as the Business Head for its Hindi channels comprising Star Plus, Star One, Star Gold and Star Utsav. Vaidya would be reporting to STAR India COO Sanjay Gupta.

exchange4media Staff May 10, 2011 9:12 AM

STAR appoints Nitin Vaidya as Biz Head – Hindi channels

Star India has appointed Nitin Vaidya as the Business Head for its Hindi channels comprising Star Plus, Star One, Star Gold and Star Utsav. Vaidya would be reporting to STAR India COO Sanjay Gupta.

exchange4media Staff May 9, 2011 1:31 PM

More synergies as Jagran–Mid Day pact turns one

Beginning Q4, the groups will report consolidated financial results. In addition to purchase, printing and content synergies, the groups have also begun cross selling.

Nitin Pandey Apr 28, 2011 9:02 AM

Riding growth, STAR hikes ad rates across channels

STAR India has increased its advertising rates for its bouquet of channels by 20 per cent effective April 26, 2011.

exchange4media Staff Apr 27, 2011 8:39 AM

Changes at STAR: COO Jagdish Kumar quits; New Mrktg Director hired

STAR India’s COO Jagdish Kumar is moving on from the organisation. The company has appointed Gayatri Yadav as Marketing Director.

Noor Fathima Warsia Apr 18, 2011 8:22 AM

Not 13 pc, print will grow at 18 pc: Sanjay Gupta, Jagran Group

The Pitch Madison Media Ad Outlook 2011 expects print medium to grow at 13 per cent in 2011. However, Jagran Group’s Sanjay Gupta believes print will go till 17-18 per cent and there is slowing down.

Preeti Hoon Feb 26, 2011 7:16 AM

STAR India's digital future: Star Plus goes across screens

STAR India has made another attempt at taking its brand digital and across platforms. The gambit includes Star Plus on Mobile, a WAP site, an iPad website, applications and more.

exchange4media Staff Feb 25, 2011 7:59 AM

Media honchos at the Pitch Madison Media Advertising Outlook

Marketing, Media & Advertising industry honchos will discuss the findings of Pitch Madison Media Advertising Outlook to set a new tone for growth of the Indian media industry.

exchange4media Staff Feb 21, 2011 7:03 AM

Reporter's Diary: Awestruck in Mumbai

As I approach the end of a month as a broadcast media reporter for exchange4media, I have my plate full and brimming over. It has been exciting from Day One and I do not foresee the thrill dwindling off. Let me take you through a typical week in the life of... And pressure? What pressure?

Fatema Rajkotwala Dec 18, 2010 7:34 AM