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New INMA report outlines blockchain opportunities for media

Potential opportunities and impacts of blockchain technologies on news media companies is the focus of a new report released today by the International News Media Association (INMA). Exploring Blockchain’s Potential to Transform Media” is a…

ABP Live partners with PGTI tournaments

ABP entered a first of its kind partnership with Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) to be the digital media partner for its various golf tournaments to be held in 2021. It has become the first Hindi news network to cover a golf tour in…

DB Corp jumps to 29 percent revenue in Q2

DB Corp Limited (DBCL), home to leading newspapers like Dainik Bhaskar, Divya Bhaskar, Divya Marathi and Saurashtra Samachar, has announced its financial results for the quarter ended September 30. 2021. The company's consolidated revenue…

Ventureland Asia acquires MW.Com

Mumbai-based venture capital company Ventureland Asia Advisory Services has acquired the controlling stake in MW.Com India Pvt Ltd, the publisher of magazines like Rolling Stone India and MW (Man's World). MW.Com Pvt Ltd (MCPL) was till…

Ruben Banerjee out from Outlook Group

The Outlook Group has sacked Ruben Banerjee, Group Editor-in-Chief with immediate effect. Indranil Roy, CEO, Outlook Group announced this development and stated it will not augur well for the discipline and the future of the organisation…

HT Media acquires 19.99 percents stake in Digiperform

HT Media has acquired a 19.99 percent stake in ed-tech company Digiperform. The acquisition will help the company to reach out to the younger generation. In terms of Regulation 30 of SEBI LODR, this is to inform that the company has…

Jagran Q2 announces 39.2 percent up in revenue

Jagran Prakashan Limited (JPL), publishers of Dainik Jagran and others, has reported the financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2021. The company's consolidated operating revenues for the quarter was up by 39.2 percent to Rs…

Golden Pen of Freedom laureates win Nobel Peace Prize

Golden Pen of Freedom laureates Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov awarded Nobel Peace Prize Berit Reiss-Andersenm Nobel Committee Chair, said, “Free, independent and fact-based journalism serves to protect against abuse of power, lies and war…

Jagran Group chairman Yogendra Mohan Gupta passes away

Jagran Group Chairman Yogendra Mohan Gupta, who had been keeping unwell for some time, breathed his last in Kanpur, according to a media report. Besides being credited for taking the Jagran Group to new heights, Yogendra also immensely…

Sports journalist Boria Majumdar leaves India Today

Boria Majumdar, noted sports journalist, author, academician and consulting editor of India Today, has decided to move on after being associated with the network for nine years. He took to Twitter and wrote, “I complete nine fascinating…

BW Businessworld sets spotlight on big shift in media

The future of media lies in its intersection with technology, but the real opportunity is for those who have used tech as the foundation to create a combination of content, culture, commerce, interactivity and platform leading to an era of…

HT Media reports 45.6 percent up in income

HT Media has reported Profit After Tax (PAT) of Rs 28.97 cr for the quarter ended September 30. The company reported a loss of Rs 40.78 cr in the same quarter of the previous fiscal year and a loss of Rs 76 cr for the quarter ended Jun 30,…

British Herald publisher Ansif Ashraf passes away

Renowned Indian entrepreneur and owner of British Herald and Cochin Herald, Ansif Ashraf recently passed away at his home in Sharjah, UAE. An award-winning businessman, Ansif acquired the intellectual property rights of the newspaper…

Business Standard appoints new Executive Director

AK Bhattacharya has been appointed as Executive Director of Business Standard Private Limited. He was earlier the Editorial Director and before that the editor of the newspaper. Experienced economic journalist with a demonstrated history of…

New MD appointed at Business Standard

Shivendra Gupta has been appointed as new Managing Director of Business Standard Private Limited. Prior to this role, he was the CEO of the company. The media group has also made new additions to its board. Uday Shankar, former Chairman and…

Indian publishers go Australia-like deal with Google

Australia led the way in making Google and Facebook pay media outlets for their content, most of the Indian media houses have now begun pushing for a similar legislation to save the dwindling print media business in the country. According…

TN Ninan retires from Business Standard

Eminent journalist TN Ninan, who is Chairman & Director of Business Standard Private Limited, has retired from his post in the newspaper. Ninan was associated with the company for close to three decades, first as editor, then as editor…