Uday Shankar re-elected IBF President?blur=25

STAR India’s Uday Shankar has been re-elected President of the Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) for a second term at the Foundation’s Annual General Meeting held in New Delhi on September 19, 2011. Other elected members are: Sunil Lulla, MD & CEO, Times Television as Vice President and Punit Goenka, MD, Zee News Ltd as Treasurer.

exchange4media Staff Sep 21, 2011 8:36 AM

Indian Express kickstarts Express ‘Adda’; Sir Martin Sorrell is chief speaker?blur=25

The Indian Express Group has started an initiative where intelligent, insightful conversations can be held about anything under the sun. The first of such ‘addas’ had Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO, WPP, as the chief speaker.

exchange4media Staff Aug 22, 2011 10:33 AM

Star Plus goes global with same day, same time telecast?blur=25

Hindi GEC Star Plus will now be telecast globally with English subtitles, on the same day, to viewers in more than 65 countries across the globe.

exchange4media Staff Jul 8, 2011 9:44 AM

Noorings: Broadcasting Industry and the New Force...?blur=25

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd and STAR India coming together for distribution was just another signal that under new leaders, Indian broadcasting industry has matured for a bright future.

Noor Fathima Warsia May 30, 2011 8:24 AM

IMPACT Exclusive: A voluntary resolve is more effective than any impositions: Uday Shankar?blur=25

Uday Shankar, President, Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF), shares his views on IBF’s recommendations on self regulation and the way ahead for the industry...

Noor Fathima Warsia May 13, 2011 8:29 AM

Noorings: The short life of a Hindi GEC CEO?blur=25

A CEO’s life in a company per se is decreasing according to several studies, and the Hindi general entertainment channel’s CEO/ Head’s life seems to be growing shorter by the day.

Noor Fathima Warsia May 9, 2011 4:47 PM

IBF takes NBA route, creates BCCC?blur=25

Removing all ambiguity, IBF has come up with Self Regulatory Guidelines and Complaints Redressal Mechanism for non-news TV channels. It has also formed the Broadcasting Content Complaints Council to address consumer complaints.

Nitin Pandey May 3, 2011 8:44 AM

New corporate logo & the HD route for STAR India?blur=25

Even as everyone is talking hi-definition (HD), STAR India is taking the ‘asli HD’ route with five of its channels in a bid to offer a ‘true HD’ experience to its viewers. STAR has also unveiled a new corporate logo.

exchange4media Staff Apr 18, 2011 8:28 AM

One sector that needs business discipline is media agencies: Uday Shankar?blur=25

“In their rush for aggregating volume and growing in size, media agencies have knowingly or unknowingly brought down value for broadcasters and for themselves… Will this not impact industry growth?” asks Uday Shankar, CEO, STAR India and President, IBF.

exchange4media Staff Jan 29, 2011 7:12 AM

Reporter’s Diary: Round peg, round hole?blur=25

There are a lucky few among us who love the shoes they are in, and being a journalist is that mode for Fatema Rajkotwala. Broadcast industry is her forte and her enthusiasm is infectious as she charts out her growth path for 2011. And in the process, the lady has managed to shed her ‘numerophobia’.

Fatema Rajkotwala Jan 1, 2011 7:29 AM

Quote Unquote: What the advertising & media honchos said in 2010?blur=25

We at exchange4media get to interact with some of the biggest names in the media and advertising industry. We bring here some pearls of wisdom shared by these stalwarts with exchange4media in the year 2010.

exchange4media Staff Jan 1, 2011 7:27 AM

IMPACT Person of the Year Uday Shankar on his journey from being<i> 'Jholawala' </i> reporter to CEO?blur=25

After winning the sixth <font size=0.7>IMPACT</font> Person of the Year, Uday Shankar, CEO, STAR India, reiterated the fact that he is a quintessential performer of the Indian media industry, and one of the few examples of meteoric success in the industry in last 15 years. In a dialogue with exchange4media after winning this prestigious industry award, Shankar shared more on his journey from being a ‘<em>Jholawala Patrakar</em>’ to a Chief Executive Officer. The event was presented by Jagran.

Nitin Pandey Dec 20, 2010 8:02 AM

Leadership cannot be taken for granted: Uday Shankar?blur=25

&ldquo;You can&rsquo;t be a leader and be modest. But I do feel that generally, we all should be modest&hellip; but leadership is about confidence, and about communicating that confidence. It may very easily be the case where a confident assertion is misunderstood for arrogance, and sometimes while communicating that confidence a knock on your head teaches you a lesson,&rdquo; says Uday Shankar, CEO, STAR India.

exchange4media Staff Dec 18, 2010 7:33 AM

Uday Shankar is impact Person of the Year 2010?blur=25

Uday Shankar, CEO, STAR India, was crowned the coveted impact Person of the Year 2010 at a glittering ceremony in Mumbai on the evening of December 16, 2010. The event was presented by Jagran.

exchange4media Staff Dec 17, 2010 7:20 AM

AdAsia 2011 and the New Certainty of Uncertainty?blur=25

With much euphoria, the team representing India at AdAsia in 2007 announced AdAsia would be back for the third time to be hosted in India in 2011. The Organising Committee led by Mudra&rsquo;s Madhukar Kamath, with the backing of Advisory Board chaired by Mahindra &amp; Mahindra&rsquo;s Anand Mahindra, has the show rolling. Much ground has to be covered by November 2011, when AdAsia would be hosted in New Delhi &ndash; the OC speaks on plans ahead.

Noor Fathima Warsia Dec 15, 2010 4:29 PM

Star World flags off third season of 'Koffee with Karan'?blur=25

The show Koffee with Karan has been quite popular among viewers. Now Star World, will start the third season on November 7th, 2010. The hour long show will have ample repeats over the week on Star Plus and Star One as well.

Khushboo Tanna Nov 1, 2010 8:49 AM

Noorings: From the one show that changes it all...?blur=25

...To a number of shows that keep you on top. At least that is what seems to be working for Star Plus right now. Despite some of the big ticket shows on Hindi general entertainment channels, Star Plus has stayed comfortably ahead of competition. Is the &lsquo;three-on-top&rsquo; or &lsquo;no clear leader&rsquo; syndrome of the Hindi GEC still valid?

Noor Fathima Warsia Oct 18, 2010 10:45 PM

Indian TV Distribution Networks Congress 2010: Industry honchos bat for digitisation?blur=25

The Indian Television Distribution Networks Congress 2010, an exchange4media Group initiative, was held in the Capital on February 18. The Congress saw Sameer Manchanda and Uday Shankar deliver the key note addresses, where they touched upon a wide array of topics ranging from digitisation, broadband, advertising revenues, and cable versus DTH, among others.

Deepti Aggarwal Feb 19, 2010 7:36 AM

Noorings: The thing about being Uday Shankar?blur=25

Last week, in an expected yet interesting development, Rajesh Kamat was announced the COO of Viacom18 Group – essentially meaning more than Colors falling on Kamat’s plate and the conversation in many office corridors was that Kamat is the ‘opening flavour of the year’. And in all the conversations I’ve had on this, the discussion comes back to Uday Shankar. For every thought that Shankar is going to face another tough year, there is another one of ‘hats off to the man’. And that is the very thing about being Uday Shankar...

Noor Fathima Warsia Jan 25, 2010 7:45 AM