The changing face of the Frankfurt Book Fair

A book has to be the axe for the frozen lake in us. - Franz Kafka Once the world’s leading book event, Frankfurt Book Fair (FBF) at its 70th edition has become the most comprehensive trade...

Heated debates at IFRA 2018

To break the law of his land – to turn bad news into good news – is the entrepreneur’s prerogative. – Aravind Adiga, The White Tiger As a gathering of the newspaper industry’s top brass,...

#MeToo – If media does not report justly, social media will

Bollywood actor Nana Patekar, Union Minister and Journalist MJ Akbar, veteran TV actor Alok Nath, former Times of India editor Gautam Adhikari, Congress IT Media Cell member Chirag Pattnaik, actor director Rajat Kapoor, film...

International expo for publishing and content management begins tomorrow in Berlin

Starting tomorrow, the worldwide publishing and content community will meet in Germany: The IFRA World Publishing Expo and DCX Digital Content Expo will take place for three days, from 9 to 11 October, at...
DD Purkayastha, managing director and chief executive officer of ABP Pvt. Ltd

DD Purkayastha as keynote speaker at IFRA World Publishing Expo

IFRA World Publishing Expo is conducting the 48th meeting of the global publishing community from 9-11 October 2018, at Halls 21 & 22, Messe Berlin, Germany. The event will cover different areas including business,...

World Press Trends 2018 report: Measuring the value of trust

The impact of trust on the performance of news and the revenues of news media companies worldwide is undeniable, according to the findings of WAN-IFRA’s annual World Press Trends report. The report analyzes the data...

Experience XR: DCX enters into strategic partnership with EDFVR

Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) – or XR – are now well-established features in the media industry. Thanks to a new cooperation entered into with the First German Business Association for Immersive...
James Hewes, president and chief executive officer, FIPP

James Hewes’ key trends in publishing: Buying, selling and everything in-between

In January 2017, Burda announced that it was acquiring Immediate Media from private equity owner Exponent. In five years of ownership following its acquisition from the BBC, Exponent had more than doubled their money, so the...
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MEDIASCOPE –Marrying media with tech

SHAREit, a file sharing app, has 1.5 billion users worldwide. Of these, more than 400 million are in India making it the Chinese firm’s biggest market. Earlier this year, SHAREit acquired FastFi1mz, an Indian...
L-R: Raj Manek, managing director, Messe Frankfurt India and Rakesh Desai, head – Exhibition & Print Media Division, Gifts & Accessories

Messe Frankfurt expands in India with new strategic alliances

In a further bid to expand its footprint, Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India Pvt Ltd, the German group’s Indian subsidiary, has announced its strategic alliance with Gifts & Accessories, the Exhibition Division of Netlink...

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