1. INS expresses concern about Govt playing fact checker
Along with a request to drop the proposed amendment, the INS has also asked the ministry to consult with stakeholders to create a mechanism which, while ensuring factual accuracy of reports about the Government’s business on media sites, meets the highest standards of fairness and due process.
2. Reports: Joy Chakraborthy exits Zee Media Corporation
Media reports say that Joy Chakraborthy has exited the Zee Media Corporation. He was Chief Business Officer. In a career spanning over 30 years, he has also worked with Star TV, Enterr10 Television and Goldmines Telefilms, among others.
3. Garage Worldwide appoints Sanjay Deshmukh as CEO
Garage Worldwide has announced the appointment of Sanjay Deshmukh as Chief Executive Officer. Deshmukh moves to Famous Innovation’s design, digital and content agency from One Geography Consulting (UAE), where he was managing partner.
4. Debanjan Basak moves to Havas Worldwide India
Havas Worldwide India has announced the appointment of Debanjan Basak as Group Creative Director. He will oversee the expansion of the agency’s digital and social portfolio. Prior to this, Basak was Senior Creative Director at Contract India.
5. Pepsi ropes in Yash; Biryani By Kilo nets PV Sindhu
Pepsi has announced the appointment of actor Yash as its brand ambassador. Biryani by Kilo (BBK) has announced the appointment of Indian badminton player PV Sindhu as its first-ever brand ambassador.