Mahasweta Samajdar is an editor for Swarnakshar Prakasani Private Limited in Kolkata, India. In her country, women editors are few, but she says that she did not have problems rising to her position.
World Editors Forum: Podcast: Women editors-in-chief = more readers?
The WEF panel "Women Editors-in-Chief = More Readers?" involves a discussion about the low number of female editors-in-chief and incorporates speculation about how to fix the problem.
Young Reader Roundtable: Podcast: The importance of engaging young readers
Mohamad Ariff Ibrahim, the chief financial officer for New Straits Times Press in Malaysia, Bun Booyens, the editor of Weg! in South Africa, and Mohammad Faheem Dashty, the chief editor and publisher for Kabul Weekly in Afghanistan, have different views of engaging young readers.
While Booyens has no desire to reach a young audience, Ibrahim and Dashty both heavily contribute to education. Dashty has trained nearly 100 young journalists since the fall of the Taliban in Afghanistan.
Newspaper Congress: Podcast: Arvind Kalia's usage of social media
Professor Arvind Kalia is the national head of marketing for Rajasthan Patrika Private Limited in India. The group is still in the early stages of implementing social media and mobile devices, but he hopes to use them more in the future.
At the Conference: Podcast: Alexandr Smirnov's plans for 2010
Alexandr Smirnov is the deputy general manager for marketing at WAZ Mediengruppe. The company's future plans include increased focus on divulging relevant information to local Russian communities and possibly going international.
Aditya Soma is the vice president of AIESEC India, which is a non-profit organization run by students and graduates who are interested in world issues, leadership and management. In this interview, Soma discusses the ways he is promoting AIESEC over the next few days.
Newspaper Congress: Podcast: Dejo Oyawale, Nigeria
Dejo Oyawale is the assistant general manager of advertising for Tell Communications Limited in Nigeria and a participant at the 'Newspaper: A Multi-Media, Growth Business' Congress. In this interview, he speaks about the current state of digital media in Nigeria and their struggles to expand into the digital community.
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