Newsy Wants To Go Beyond The Headlines With Live Nightly News

When Newsy was created about 10 years ago, there wasn’t anywhere near the amount of content that exists today and calls itself “news.” Despite the crowded field, Newsy is launching a live, two-hour nightly news show this summer. With its close ties to the School of Journalism of the University of Missouri—close as in located […]

 
 

Newsy Eyes The Big Screen, OTT Dominance In The News Business

Like most publishers, Newsy wants to reach consumers on every type of screen out there. But it’s particularly fixed on being on the biggest screens, as in the living room. And if it can disrupt the likes of CNN along the way, all the better. “The big picture for us is really moving toward the […]

 
 

Video News Curator Newsy Sells to E.W. Scripps for $25 Million

Newsy, a creator of short video segments, pulled from various news sources, which are then voiced, produced and syndicated across the Web, has been purchased by E.W.Scripps for $35 million, the companies announced. In March of 2011, we interviewed founder and CEO Jim Spencer who explained the platform. We have republished that interview today.