BY A correspondent| IN REGIONAL MEDIA |24/06/2018
Partly because mining profits are drying up and partly for other reasons, publications are shedding staff and closing down in the state.
BY A HOOT COMMENT| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |26/05/2018
That so many fell for this sting says a lot for the amorality that may have begun to pervade the media business.
IN MEDIA BUSINESS |08/05/2018
With a salary backlog of four months, the mood among BW journalists is grim, even as they hang on in hope of collecting past dues.
DB Corp has had some misses but has been chugging along comfortably overall. However latest figures suggest improving profitability will get harder.
BY CHINTAMANI RAO| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |10/03/2018
The dishonesty starts with the pitch. Even if they don’t actually fudge the numbers, often an agency in a pitch does a great deal of window dressing to what it presents.
In the past five years TV Today has seen a sharp acceleration in revenue growth and profit margins.
Profitability has never been an issue for this Southern giant, but the growth rate of net profits has been coming down.
BY LYNDSAY DUTHIE| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |23/10/2017
More women are graduating from the world’s top film and television schools and often outperforming their male counterparts, so why are they not in positions of power equal to men,
BY SHUMA RAHA| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |12/10/2017
Helped by their role in muddying in the US election, Rupert Murdoch’s campaign to whittle away Google and Facebook’s supremacy is showing results.
BY THE HOOT| IN MEDIA BUSINESS |09/10/2017
Publishers are losing direct traffic, regional language sites see an uptick, WhatsApp is India’s largest media consumption platform, and start-ups find that millennials are willing to pay for news.
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ET reports that the Congress party will  have a hyperlocal social media strategy for the forthcoming state elections. It says the Congress social media cell has "identified block level social media warriors" who will give feedback on community level issues to the party's social media  war room. Such as which local temples  with a particular caste following the Congress state unit chief should visit, or in which areas farm loan waiver schemes are going badly, giving the Congress an issue to raise.                    

Doordarshan interviewed  two BJP ministers in the afternoon about what they thought of Rahul Gandhi's speech during the no-trust motion, and why BJP MPs had felt the need to come outside Parliament and attack him. Ministers of state Ashwini Chaubey and Ram Kirpal Yadav answered at considerable length and were allowed to have their say. The reporter also asked one of them what he thought about RG's hugging the PM and he effectively snorted in disapproval. When a panel discussion began after this,  more leading questions from the news anchor about this 'jadu ki jhappi."  And more criticism followed.                        

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