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The Huffington Post and Times of India Launch “HuffPost India

December 8, 2014

The Huffington Post Media Group and The Times of India Group have announced the official launch of an Indian edition of The Huffington Post, a leading global source of breaking news, opinion, entertainment, and community. GroupM also comes on board as a strategic partner for brand synergies and advertising in India for the Huffington Post…. Read More ›

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A New Book on PR Launched

A seasoned PR practitioner, lecturer and a blogger – Vikram Kharvi, launched his first book focusing on the world of Public Relations industry and shares an insider’s account about the changing face of public relations. Published by Revelation House, the book aims to provide practical solutions to common problems faced by PR practitioners. The author… Read More ›

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Meet the Ace Business Communicator, brings to you an exclusive interview with the PR Practitioner, who recently won the ‘ACE Business Communicator Prize for Young Professional at the PR consultancy at the recently concluded PRAXIS 2014. Here she talks about the youngsters like her in the industry and how they can look forward to win such honors on such… Read More ›

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Hindu to offer contracts to employees/Journalists

The Hindu is getting ready to shift to a contract basis for its employees. They have been informed that it will be “voluntary” and they can choose whether they want to continue under the wage board or shift to contractual employment. Details of what this will constitute have not been communicated as yet. Source:

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The conference on ‘Social Intelligence to drive Business Success: A case of three cultures’ Webcasted LIVE

Dear Readers This is to inform you that the entire event “Social Intelligence to drive Business Success: A case of three cultures” will be webcast live tomorrow between 9.30am to 4.30pm. The webcast link is provided below:

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Adfactors PR to host ‘Social Intelligence for Business Success’ conference

Global experts in social media analytics to deliberate on future global trends In a first for the Indian public relations industry, Adfactors PR will host a seminar on Social Intelligence, featuring experts such as Thomas Stoeckle of WCG, Sam Flemming of Kantar Media CIC, and Arvind Gupta of Bharatiya Janata Party on September 5, 2014,… Read More ›

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Adfactors PR Adjudged Indian Consultancy of the Year at SABRE Awards 2014

India’s largest public relations agency continues to go from strength to strength, despite a certain measure of malaise in the market. Now worth $17.2m, Adfactors grew 18 percent last year, meaning that it has averaged a remarkable growth rate of 32 percent over the past decade, resulting in a firm that now employs 275 PR… Read More ›

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Huffington Post partners Times Group to launch India edition

US news and opinion website Huffington Post has signed a deal with the Times Group to launch an Indian edition of the website, the two companies said in a statement on Thursday. The website is set for launch later this year. The English-language website will bring together Huffington Post’s news and blogging platform and the… Read More ›

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Vanita Kohli-Khandekar: Trai’s take on media ownership

Its recent paper is a call for the media to fix the sorry state of the news industry in India Vanita Kohli-Khandekar  August 19, 2014 Last Updated at 21:46 IST Last week the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) put out a (good) paper with recommendations on “Issues relating to media ownership”. It has tackled… Read More ›

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Genesis Burson-Marsteller Grabs Two Gold at SABRE

Genesis Burson-Marsteller has announced that it has won two Gold SABRE and one certificate of excellence at the 2014 South Asia SABRE Awards. The awards were announced at a gala dinner in New Delhi on July 25. Genesis Burson-Marsteller’s wins include:  Gold SABRE for WPP Team Ford and Genesis Burson-Marsteller for Ford India’s ‘Ecosport: The… Read More ›

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