Friday, December 30, 2005
"The rush of international networks over the past few years and the quest for multiple alignments—UK’s WPP group owns five of the top 10 agencies in India, while No. 3, Interpublic, has a majority holding in three—is a signal that the world is fast discovering the Indian market. With a population of over one billion and a middle class (estimated at 300 million) larger than the US’ total population, the rewards are high."
Thursday, December 22, 2005
"While the telecom networking/solutions company will mainly focus on providing internet in television (known as IPTV or internet protocol over television), it is already talking to three leading Indian operators - Bharti Televentures, Reliance Infocomm and state-owned BSNL - to bring this technology in the Indian market, said Andreas Mueller-Schubert, president of fixed networks solutions, Siemens Comm."
Sunday, December 18, 2005
IndiaTelevision.com: CNN gets Dupont Award for Tsunami coverage
Thursday, December 15, 2005
Monday, December 12, 2005
Friday, December 09, 2005
Media: Business Week shuts Asia edition
Thursday, December 08, 2005
"China is joining the high-tech podcasting craze that allows people to use their own Web sites to air everything from songs and jokes to speeches. Podcasters in cities all over China are hitting the Internet to share their "life-casting" experiences through audio files, the official Xinhua news agency said. Podcasting lets individuals to produce their own audio files and upload them onto a Web site."
Wednesday, December 07, 2005
"One of the leading chroniclers of U.S. popular culture -- Rolling Stone magazine -- is taking on the next frontier - China. The monthly has licensed Hong Kong-based One Media Group to publish a Chinese-language edition in the mainland, One Media Group Chief Strategy Officer Robby Yung told The Associated Press on Wednesday.The target launch date is the first quarter of next year, Yung said."
"Ad professionals in Asia were particularly concerned about the increasing trend of introducing legislation to restrict advertising, which in turn leads to stifled innovation and competition and reduced consumer choice. This impacts economic growth, jobs, the press and media and becomes a burden that is ultimately shouldered by the consumer."
NepalNews.com: Journalists in Nepal, Pak most harassed in South Asia: Report
"A media monitoring report prepared by the South Asian Free Media Association (SAFMA) has said journalists in Nepal faced more harassment than any other South Asian country in the first three quarters of 2005. Pakistan ranked second in terms of harassment faced by the journalists, SAFMA report said."
AsiaMedia: China suspends plan to allow local printing of foreign newspapers
IndianTelevision.com: Star needs to look at regional strategy: Guthrie
Thursday, December 01, 2005
The country's leading newspaper joins the new wave with Inquirer Compact, designed with the needs of certain groups of readers in mind.The Compact is a daily newspaper with a strong regional orientation. Published in Metro Manila, it will be distributed only in key cities in Luzon."