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.


New York Times to Expand Syndication for Videos as Monthly Views Double to 12 Million

Videos on The New York Times have been watched a record 12 million times by some three million “unique” viewers in October, according to data provided to Beet.TV by comScore, denoting a 12 month rise of nearly 100 percent. Seeking to increase that number, both on the site and off , by scaling production and […]