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Arrest of Die Welt journalist condemned

March 24, 2017
The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum (WEF) have called for the immediate release of Deniz Yücel, a dual national Turkish-German journalist for Die Welt, who was arrested ...MORE >

WAN-IFRA Middle East Digital Media Awards presented

March 24, 2017
WAN-IFRA's Digital Media Awards are the most prestigious recognition of best practice innovation in digital publishing worldwide. Now in their second year in West Asia, the awards are presented in several regions around the world ...MORE >

The Statesman begins expansion to North India

March 24, 2017
The Statesman, one of the oldest English-language dailies in India, founded in 1875, is all set to undertake an ambitious expansion exercise with the specific task of making its presence felt in northern India. It ...MORE >

Sun TV arms, ENIL top spenders at FM auction

March 24, 2017
Sun TV subsidiaries, Entertainment Network (India), Sambhaav Media, Mathrubhumi Printing & Publishing Co, and the Malayala Manorama Co were among the winners in the second batch of the third phase of the recently concluded private ...MORE >

Sudha Natrajan joins TOI as Response head

March 24, 2017
Sudha Natrajan joins Times of India as director, Response. Her last stint was with Hindustan Times as Revenue head - One India Alliance and head of Business Development and Revenue. Natrajan leverages more than two ...MORE >

HT media cuts employee costs

March 24, 2017
At HT Media, the previous year ended with the beginning of a cost-cutting exercise, even as the company went about strengthening its core editions in the cities of New Delhi, Mumbai, Chandigarh, Lucknow and Patna. ...MORE >

Vijay Joshi is editor-in-chief, PTI

February 24, 2017
The Press Trust of India (PTI) has named veteran journalist Vijay Joshi, who has spent three decades covering Asia and West Asia, as the news agency's editor-in-chief. Joshi, 54, replaces M.K. Razdan, who retired as ...MORE >

The Hindu now has ‘contemporary design’

February 24, 2017
The Hindu has been relaunched with a “contemporary design, sharper packaging and reinvigorated content”. The transformation underlines the organisation’s commitment to distinctive journalism and serving genuine readers, while upholding the core values of credible and ...MORE >

Sakuntala Narasimhan presented Rajyotsava Award

February 24, 2017
Veteran journalist, author and activist Sakuntala Narasimhan of Bengaluru, a frequent contributor to Vidura and Grassroots, received Karnataka Government’s prestigious Rajyotsava Award on 1st November (State Day) last year. The award consisted of Rs ...MORE >

WAN-IFRA brings Women in News to Southeast Asia

February 24, 2017
Forty-five women senior journalists and editors from across South East Asia gathered in Yangon on 16 February to hear from leading women media on the topic of ‘breaking through’, and take part in newsroom management ...MORE >