New Delhi Media Study Tour

The INMA New Delhi Media Study Tour aims to explore disruption, innovation, and growth opportunities by visiting six companies over two days, covering: data-driven journalism, smart initiatives to boost female readership, AI and machine learning, CMS and social media, aggregation models, video, mobile, and new media models.


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Monday, 6 August

17:00-18:00

Study Tour Registration

18:00

An Overview of the New Delhi Media Study Tour

Study tour participants will be taken through a presentation followed by an interactive session as to what to expect over the next two days in the six stops of the study tour.

Presenter:

Sandeep Amar Digital Mentor of the Study Tour: Sandeep Amar
Founder, Inaaj@sancallsLinkedIn

19:00-21:00

Networking Cocktails

The evening will be about more interactions over a cocktail reception being hosted specially for the study tour participants.

Tuesday, 7 August

7:30-8:00

Shangri-la Hotel
19 Ashoka Road, Connaught Place, Janpath, New Delhi

Departure via bus on study tour

The bus will board at Shangri-La Hotel - New Delhi at 7:30 for an 8:00 departure. Dress is business casual. Wear comfortable walking shoes.

9:00-12:00

Jagran

Jagran New Media
9-11 Okhla Phase-3 (Modi Mills Compound) New Delhi

The study tour begins at the Jagran New Media (JNM), the online arm for JPL. This offers Web, Text/ Voice-based value added services and products.

Topics Covered: Data-driven journalism and smart initiatives to boost female internet users

Bharat Gupta Bharat Gupta
CEO, Jagran New Media (Digital Arm of JPL) @bharatgupta76LinkedIn

13:00-16:00

India Today

India Today
FC-8, Sector 16A, Film City, Noida, Uttar Pradesh

After Jagran , we will move towards India Today media house. India Today bring to you news on stands, online & also on air. They update the audience through seamless holistic experience across print, TV, digital, social media & apps.

Topics Covered: Mobile Tak (mobile-first channel) and other launches

Salil Kumar Salil Kumar
Chief Operating Officer, India Today Group Digital, India Today@salilkumarLinkedIn

16:00-18:30

DB Digital

DB Digital
FC-10, Film City, Sector 16 A, Noida, Uttar Pradesh

The last leg of the first day will be at Dainik Bhaskar Digital. DB Digital has created a recommendation engine that operates at 2X than any other recommendation engine in the industry. The personalisation of content has been the key to drive user acquisition as well as retention of users on the platform. The Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning backed in-house intelligence tool WisdomNXT helped in bringing efficiency in the system and accelerate the performance in multi folds by mapping the user behaviour, understanding their reading habits and serving them with real-time relevant content.

Topics Covered: The Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning backed in-house intelligence tool WisdomNXT

Earl J. Wilkinson Gyan Gupta
CEO Digital, DB Digital @GyanGuptaLinkedIn

18:30-20:00

Departure to Shangri-La

Wednesday, 8 August

7:30-8:00

Shangri-la Hotel
19 Ashoka Road, Connaught Place, Janpath, New Delhi

Departure via bus on study tour

The bus will board at Shangri-La Hotel - New Delhi at 7:30 for an 8:00 departure. Dress is business casual. Wear comfortable walking shoes.

9:00-12:00

Times Internet

Times Internet
Noida Times Center, FC-6, Ist floor, Film City Sector 16 A, Noida , Uttar Pradesh

The second day of study tour begins at the Times Internet. Times Internet is an Indian company that owns, operates and invests in various Internet-led products, services and technology. It is the digital arm of the Times Group, one of the largest media and entertainment companies in India-

Topics Covered: Aggregation model and content aggregator product - NewsPoint.

NewsPoint has content from over 400 partners and has a significant user base that engages with the product multiple times a day. With a boom in sub 100$ devices (but constrained on memory and storage), users prefer to have multiple reliable content sources in a single app. NewsPoint solves the engagement needs of those users

Puneet Gupt Puneet Gupt
COO (News) Times Internet Limited@guptpuneetLinkedIn

12:30-15:30

The Quint

The Quint
BGR Towers, 8th Floor, Plot 1, Sector 16 A, Film City, Noida, Uttar Pradesh

After Times Internet, we will move towards The Quint. The Quint is journalism with intelligence. They will showcase their video platter - features, documentary, news videos, ground reporting, etc. They will also take the delegates through of process of conceptualising these video ideas to the finished product which gets huge engagement on our website.

Topics Covered: Video and Audience Engagement - My report (citizen journalism), Webqoof and MeType are three brainchildren of The Quint.

Ritu Kapur Ritu Kapur
CEO and Co-Founder, The Quint@kapur_rituLinkedIn

16:00-18:00

Inshorts

Inshorts
Fourth Floor, Plot1, Film City Sector 16 A, Noida, Uttar Pradesh

We will conclude at Inshorts. Inshorts is a news app that selects latest and best news from multiple national and international sources and summarises them to present in a short and crisp 60 words or less format, personalized for you, in both, English or Hindi

Topics Covered: Technology and media: How to strike a balance between old and new? The challenges for survival of media organisations due to disruption they face owing to faster and faster technology developments seems to be going on for long.We will explore the question as to how to build media organisations so that they feel less alien to new technologies which rather present newer opportunities.

Deepit Purkayastha Deepit Purkayastha
Co-founder, Chief Strategy Officer, Inshorts@d_bitLinkedIn

18:30-20:00

Departure to Shangri-La