Broadcast Business Ownership

Turner International’s bullish on India

Turner International, a unit of Time Warner Inc, has recently bought a minority stake in the Indian production firm Miditech Pvt Ltd, which makes regional-language general entertainment channels. Turner operates the Cartoon Network and Pogo channels for kids. CNN-IBN news channel is it’s venture with Global Broadcast News Ltd. India’s TV industry revenues are forecast […]


Abby for Indiatimes

I get this a lot: “[T]he younger internet generation in India, people who expect dynamism not just in content.” Indiatimes wins Abby Silver A lot of people in important places assume that young Indians are aggressive, lecherous and like muck. One hopes that the youth of India will rise to the occasion and disprove these […]


Music: the inexorable march

Can this steam Apple’s transformation into a media company is to be seen. MySpace said on Thursday that as part of the deal it would turn its popular MySpace Music site into a joint venture, bringing in Universal Music Group, Sony BMG Music Entertainment and Warner Music Group as minority owners. The music companies are […]