Network18 looks to sell its venture capital arm, Glitz Cinemas
Will investors continue to pour money into TV, print and radio stations with losses, asks Ramu Ramanathan, group editor, Haymarket Media India
Zubin Driver, creative director, Network 18, and chief executive officer, Cell 18, tells Campaign India what he's reading at the moment
In completely coincidental circumstances, I met Alex Kuruvilla of Conde Nast, Tarun Rai of Worldwide Media, Ajay Chacko of Network 18, Suprio Guha Thakurta of The Economist and Vinay Hebbar of Harvard Business Publishing, all in the same week.So there’s Vogue India, GQ India, Lonely Planet India, Forbes India, The Economist and Harvard Business Review in discussions in the same week.
UrbanEye Media, which was acquired by Network 18 in August 2006, is planning to extend its services to brands outside the Web 18 group of portals.Web18 is planning to extend UrbanEye's expertise in turnkey portal development, marketing and branding solutions. The company is also look at monetizing some of its proprietary applications.
BBC Worldwide Channels has announced the appointment of PV Shyam as distribution head for the South Asia. In his new role, Shyam will be reporting to Nachiket Pantvaidya, who is the general manager, BBC Worldwide Channels. Shyam will be the strategic driver for the distribution of BBC Worldwide Channels and BBC World News for South Asia. In addition to planning and strategising the distribution deals, he will also oversee the operational functions of the business.
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