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  • Scripps Buys Newsy For $35M To Expand From TV And Newspapers To Digital Video

    Scripps Buys Newsy For $35M To Expand From TV And Newspapers To Digital Video

    Another exit for a new media startup into the arms of the old media industry: E.W. Scripps, the storied owner of 19 local television stations and daily newspapers in 13 markets across the U.S., today announced that it has acquired Newsy, a digital video news platform, for $35 million in cash. Newsy will become a subsidiary of Scripps. Read More

  • Newsy Upgrades iPad App: Faster Loading Times, Push Notifications, One-Tap Sharing

    News junkie? Smart enough to realize you should check multiple sources covering the same news item to absorb as much information about the topic at hand as you possible can? iPad owner, by any chance? If you’re like me and that results in three ‘checks’, you definitely need to give the new iPad app from Newsy a whirl. A multi-source mobile video news provider, Newsy today… Read More

  • Newsy Raises $1.5 Million in Series B Funding For Mobile News

    Newsy, a multisource video news service that analyzes the world’s news coverage, announced today that it has closed a $1.5 million series B round led by a St. Louis-based private equity firm. The second round adds to the $2.75 million in funding Newsy has already raised, bringing total investment to $4.25 million. The funding will be used to grow the company’s editorial, marketing… Read More

  • Newsy Raises $2 Million For Multi-Source Video News Platform

    Newsy, a news destination website that collects and analyzes perspectives from multiple sources, has raised $2 million in funding from undisclosed investors. The funding will be used to grow news operations and to build distribution and marketing partnerships. Newsy monitors, analyzes, curates and presents the world’s news coverage through short 2 to 3 minute video segments available both… Read More

  • Multiple-Source News Service Newsy.com Releases iPad App

    I very much like Newsy.com, a news destination website that collects and analyzes perspectives from multiple sources and wraps these views into snack-sized videos. I particularly dig their iPhone app (iTunes link), which is perfect for quick and easy news consumption on the go. Since yesterday, you can also check out the fledgling media company’s custom-made iPad application, which suits… Read More

  • Snack-Sized News Video Site Newsy.com Recruits Traditional Media Vets

    I wasn’t joking when I wrote Newsy has one of the best iPhone apps for news consumption on the go. But the startup is more than just about mobile applications: it’s on a mission to build a solid news destination site that collects and analyzes perspectives from multiple sources and wraps these views into snack-sized videos. The company has now recruited Pam Maples as VP of Editorial… Read More

  • Three cool iPhone apps that are perfect for mobile news consumption

    My name is Robin Wauters, and I’m a news junkie. Being obsessed with consuming as much news – mostly technology related, of course – as humanly possible in the all too short span of any given day comes with the territory of working for TechCrunch, but I’ve always been a fan of obtaining as much information as fast as I could. You could say my ever-growing habit of trying… Read More

  • 3 Nifty iPhone Apps For News Consumption On The Go

    My name is Robin Wauters, and I’m a news junkie. Being obsessed with consuming as much news – mostly technology related, of course – as humanly possible in the all too short span of any given day comes with the territory of working for TechCrunch, but I’ve always been a fan of obtaining as much information as fast as I could. You could say my ever-growing habit of trying… Read More