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Making CEOs of journalists

Star India CEO Uday Shankar's story is interesting because he is one of the few people who made the switch from being a journalist to CEO of a media firm.

Star India to launch second Tamil GEC

Star India is now all set to expand its presence in the Tamil market with the launch of a second general entertainment channel (GEC) to complement Vijay TV.

We should not be cynical about the media: Uday Shankar

During the discussion, Uday Shankar, CEO STAR India, said: “The future of journalism is bright because we do something that is essential to the society. We should not be cynical about the media, without them the country would not have been what it is.”

Rajdeep Sardesai and Arnab Goswami poles apart on future of journalism

Speaking at the Red Ink Awards 2014, Star India CEO Uday Shankar said, “I think there is too much reverence even now in Indian media and on the other hand, there is too much emotional attachment. Either we are just cynical or when we go there we get sucked in. There has to be a balance in between. Overall, I think we shouldn’t be cynical about media. We have lots to capture and improve but without the media, this place, this country would be much worse.”

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