Afternoon Voice

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Afternoon Voice
IndustryNewspaper / News Portal
Founded2009; 12 years ago (2009)
FounderVaidehi Taman
HeadquartersMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Number of locations
1
Area served
1
Key people
Vaidehi Taman (Editor-in-Chief)
ProductsNewspaper and News website
Websiteafternoonvoice.com

Afternoon Voice is an Indian English-language daily newspaper and digital news media founded by Vaidehi Taman in 2009. It is the only parallel media house in India. It is best known for its powerful editorial commentaries and readers' opinions. Afternoon Voice is headquartered in Mumbai and serves across India.[1][2][3]

Afternoon Voice covers a vast range of topics such as long-form editorial, interviews, and lifestyle content on community issues, politics, finance, and entertainment to name a few. As of 2021, Vaidehi Taman serves as the editor in chief of Afternoon Voice, under whose supervision the newspaper has become one of the leading sources to acquire mass information about Mumbai.[4][5][6][7]

History

Afternoon Voice was launched on 8 August 2009, by the hands of former Union Minister Prakash Javadekar, former Commissioner of Police Mumbai D. Sivanandan, and former Municipal Commissioner of Mumbai R. A. Rajeev.

This newspaper & web portal was created by Vaidehi Taman to cover the hidden aspects of Mumbai and showcase what the city has to offer by featuring inside stories, news, and other important aspects. Since its inception, this news outlet has gained recognition for offering powerful editorial commentaries and readers' opinions both in its print issue, as well as web portal.[8]

In 2013, Afternoon Voice went through several alterations and introduced several new sections in the daily newspaper as well as the website. As of 2018, the paper had an estimated readership base of 1,75,000 in Mumbai, Thane, Palghar, and Navi Mumbai and a readership of 30,000 daily on the website.[9]

Afternoon Voice also organizes an annual award event - the 'Newsmakers Achievers' Award' on Maharashtra Day on May 1, which recognizes the unsung heroes of the society and their work in the public domain.[10][11][12][13][14]

Content

Afternoon Voice focuses more on news concerning Mumbai spanning across various sections such as entertainment, sports, business, public opinion, and others. Apart from that, it also covers the popular on-demand sections like lifestyle, sci-tech, Hollywood, and Bollywood to name a few. Afternoon Voice also shares news from across the nation, as well as the world.[15][16]

In the media

     

References

  1. "Afternoon Voice". Wikipedia (in Nederlands). 22 July 2021. Retrieved 31 July 2021.
  2. "Vaidehi Sachin: One Woman, Many Lives! - Different Truths". differenttruths.com. 16 May 2017. Retrieved 31 July 2021.
  3. "Afternoon Voice: Contact Information, Journalists, and Overview | Muck Rack". muckrack.com. Retrieved 31 July 2021.
  4. "Afternoon Voice Archives". Hindu Janajagruti Samiti. Retrieved 31 July 2021.
  5. "THE LAUNCH OF THE WEB PORTAL DE DHAKKA, DESH CHALANA HAI - Bollyy". Dailyhunt. Retrieved 31 July 2021.
  6. "Establishing 'Hindu Rashtra' – Afternoon Voice". Minority Watch. 31 July 2020. Retrieved 31 July 2021.
  7. "Afternoon Voice Launched Their New Web portal De Dhakka, Desh Chalana Hai". Laughing Colours. Retrieved 31 July 2021.
  8. "Vaidehi Sachin: One Woman, Many Lives! - Different Truths". differenttruths.com. 16 May 2017. Retrieved 31 July 2021.
  9. "Afternoon Voice and Mumbai Manoos – Print Partners of BMS Academic Excellence Awards 2013 – BMS | Bachelor of Management Studies Unofficial Portal". bms.co.in. Retrieved 31 July 2021.
  10. "Afternoon Voice announces 'Free Virtual Internship and Training' for aspiring journalists". Country and Politics. Retrieved 31 July 2021.
  11. "Pujya Guruji felicitated Lifetime Award". chinmayamission.com. Retrieved 31 July 2021.
  12. Dhiman, Dalvinder. "IRS Sonal Sonkavde received 9th Newsmakers Achievers Award in Mumbai". Bollywood Adda. Retrieved 31 July 2021.
  13. Dhiman, Dalvinder. "IRS Sonal Sonkavde received 9th Newsmakers Achievers Award in Mumbai". Bollywood Adda. Retrieved 31 July 2021.
  14. "Bappi Lahiri, Acharya Dr. Lokesh Muni, Bharti Singh, Swapnil Joshi, Bhagyashree Mote,Rajeev Nigam, Rohit Roy, Makrand Deshpande got 9th Newsmakers Achiever's Award". NRInews24x7. 1 May 2018. Retrieved 31 July 2021.
  15. "Bollywood Awards Round Up". Nasheman. 2 May 2018. Retrieved 31 July 2021.
  16. Murdeshwar, Sachin (10 August 2019). "Open Graph Meta Tags: Everything You Need to Know". Global Prime News. Retrieved 31 July 2021.

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