The Audit Bureau of Circulations, which has 411 publishers of national and regional importance, 151 advertising agencies, 51 advertisers and 20 new agencies and associations connected with print media and advertising as its members released the National Readership Survey (NRS). The news to ponder over is: “The Internet as a medium seems to have paused […]
The Hindu reports: “Radio panchayat”, a new programme that will broadcast the progress of development projects taken up in gram panchayats, was launched at Maragodu village in Madikeri taluk in Kodagu. Every Tuesday and Thursday from 6.30 p.m. to 7.50 p.m. people can call up and seek clarifications from panchayat representatives and officials. Ahllo, Ahllo, […]
Television Eighteen India Ltd is emerging as a serious player in the Indian internet space. This “new” media group has its internet properties under Web18. Exchange4media reports that Web18 has acquired Cricketnext.com and Compareindia.com. The group boast of news website such as IBNLive.com, which should make it a serious contender as a vertical portal what […]
The vast majority of the urban educated in India have a fair knowledge of English. Therefore, when Wikipedia lists 13,23,383 articles written in English, some of those can claim to have authorship from India. But a language such as Tamil, with multi-national presence, has just 3,944 articles in Wikipedia, which is a shame. Hindi fairs […]
It was a pleasant surprise to happen upon a newsletter on the Indian media by Chronosphereâ€™s CEO Bhupesh Trivedi “personally”. Trivedi’s been bringing it out since May 2004, all the more surprising that I found out only now. The newsletter’s available at http://www.chronosphere.biz/IMO/.
The eradication of disease, malnutrition, pollution, and illiteracy — real concern in much of the world, including the “developed” one, can be achieved by using appropriate technology. The Stanford Social Innovation Review list 10 such technology that can make a difference in the qualities of life of the majority of the people of the world. […]
No surprise here. The churn in the newspaper business is getting more interesting. The Pioneer too is a candidate when the FDI norms ease.
Priced at Rs.38,000 car navigation systems haven’t really caught the fancy of Indian car owners.
There have been only disparaging comments about Speaker Somnath Chatterjee’s brainchild the Lok Sabha Television. Here’s a thorough look by the Business Standard.