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Visalandhra meet disrupted as usual

Visalandhra meet disrupted as usual

1 on April 18, 2012, 3:08 pm / in Headlines, Media, Politics

Separate Telangana has spawned a new culture of journalistic jingoism, in which views any different from the received wisdom are shouted down. This has especially become almost a ritual whenever Visalandhra Mahasabha, which propounds the unity of the state, organizes any press meet to air its views or release any book. The latest conference organized by the outfit at Somajiguda […]

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A new media celebrity in AP

RK’s love for celebrity status

0 on April 9, 2012, 1:27 pm / in Editor's Pick, Media, Politics

Is Andhra Jyothy managing director V Radhakrishna getting publicity-crazy? After assuming the management of Andhra Jyothy, RK, as he is known, never allowed his or his family pictures or news items to be published in his newspaper. However, since the launching of ABN Channel, his craving for publicity seems to have increased manifold, his detractors point out. Even for neutral […]

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Time magazine latest cover

Narendra Modi on Time cover

1 on March 16, 2012, 10:42 pm / in Media, Politics

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has been featured on the cover page of the latest Asia edition of the Time magazine. The article in the issue dated March 26, 2012 praises Modi’s leadership qualities but wonders if he can become the Prime Minister. The cover page reads: Modi means business, but can he lead India? Inside, the story on Modi […]

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Defaulter Girish Sanghi is RS Candidate

Defaulter Girish Sanghi is RS Candidate

0 on March 11, 2012, 7:49 am / in Business, Media, Politics

Sanghi Ployesters Ltd, which failed to repay loans worth about Rs 2,000 crore, was seized by the banks on Saturday. The Sanghi companies have been in trouble for some time now, mostly due to mismanagement and internal feud among the brothers. The employees have been left in the lurch as a result. The company owes Rs 28 crore towards salaries. […]

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V6 News test signal on air

V6 News test signal on air

7 on March 10, 2012, 3:11 pm / in Media

V6 News, the latest channel for news in Telugu, started its test signal from Friday. Coming after a long gap, the new launch has naturally attracted the attention of all those following the media scene in the state. The launch appears to be smooth, and the look and the feel of the channel is okay, though not particularly superior compared […]

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Sakshi gains, Eenadu loses readership

Sakshi gains, Eenadu loses readership

4 on March 8, 2012, 2:14 pm / in Headlines, Media

Sakshi paper has been shouting from its pages about the increase of its readership by leaps and bounds in the last quarter, while Eenadu, its bitter competitor, actually lost numbers in the same period. Yes, that is true. But to put things in perspective, Eenadu is ahead of Sakshi in the overall readership figures. While the two Telugu newspapers figure […]

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TOI turning into a Hindu?

TOI turning into a Hindu?

0 on February 13, 2012, 4:25 pm / in Headlines, Media

The pushy Times of India cannot be expected to keep quiet when its cultivated image was called into question by a staid competitor like The Hindu. TOI responded to The Hindu’s brainy teasers with its ‘information is not knowledge’ campaign, which surprisingly is neither witty nor punchy. It is like the confession of a felon gripped by a sense of […]

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The Hindu is getting creative!

The Hindu is getting creative!

0 on January 26, 2012, 9:15 pm / in Headlines, Media

By Ramesh Kandula I have very mixed feelings about The Hindu newspaper. Like the curate’s egg, it’s good in parts, if I may say so. But is it better than the largest circulated paper The Times of India? A very tricky question! But I certainly liked this video promo put up recently by The Hindu. First, it is very unlike […]

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A Telugu at the Wall Street helm

A Telugu at the Wall Street helm

0 on January 24, 2012, 1:58 pm / in Editor's Pick, Headlines, Media

A very few journalists from Andhra Pradesh have been able to rise to international stature and Raju Narisetti, who has been recently appointed as Digital Network managing editor and the deputy managing editor of The Wall Street Journal, is one such rare professional from our state. Narisetti, a student of Osmania University, currently serves as The Washington Post managing editor […]

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ETV deal shakes Indian media biz

ETV deal shakes Indian media biz

0 on January 11, 2012, 8:03 pm / in Media, Politics

The Reliance-Ramoji-TV18 deal continues to baffle observers as several questions emerge from this deal which has politics, business and media in varying measures. Media analysts see the ‘the marriage between RIL-Network18/TV18 and Ramoji Rao’ as ‘one between a largely pro-Congress duo and a distinctly non-Congress one’. While Relaince Mukesh Ambani and TV18 Raghav Behl are seen as pro-Congress, Ramoji is […]

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