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Udayan Mukherjee out, Shereen Bhan in at CNBC

The following is the full text of the press release issued by Network 18 of leadership changes at the group’s flagship channel, CNBC-TV18. This comes just a few weeks after four Forbes India editors were forced out of the group. Insiders say there is more coming as new owner Reliance Industries (RIL) seeks to stamp…

How the ‘Forbes India’ editors were forced out

SHARANYA KANVILKAR writes from Bombay: The abrupt exit last week of the top four editorial heads of the business magazine Forbes India, including of its editor Indrajit Gupta, has swung the spotlight once again on the questionable—but rarely ever questioned—human resources (HR) policies and practices in Indian media houses. In this case, one of India’s…

The barbs that resulted in a Rs 500 crore lawsuit

Udayan Mukherjee of CNBC-TV18 letting fly at rival channel “No. 4”, in other words Bloomberg, on the latter’s claims of its showing on budget day. Bloomberg has now sued the CNBC-TV18 managing editor, but not his employers CNBC TV18, for a round figure of Rs 500 crore. Mukherjee’s lawyers, clearly aurally challenged,  deny any “direct…