Local content production platform Knocksense raises $200,000 funding
The company said it plans to launch video stories and Hindi content along with expansion to other tier-II cities in the country.
Newsrooms need to be more inclusive: Journalist Faye D'Souza
"Much of our news is often given from a very established, privileged perspective...
Dailyhunt is India's latest unicorn after backing from Microsoft, Google, others
The news aggregator plans to use the funds raised to scale u...
Creator monetisation startup TagMango secures Rs 5.5 crore from Y Combinator, others
TagMango provides business tools to creators, influencers, and artists, helping them set up subscription-based revenue streams as well as one-off purchases by users.
Facebook News to launch in UK next year
Facebook's director of news partnerships Jesper Doub said the company was "in active negotiations" to bring the feature to France and Germany.
News aggregator Dailyhunt seen reworking structure in the wake of 26% cap
The investment comes even as the company appears to be restructuring its operations in the wake of the Indian government's requirement that digital media entities need to cap foreign investment at 26% by October 2021.
BuzzFeed acquires HuffPost in tie-up of digital media rivals
The deal allows BuzzFeed to take over HuffPost from parent firm Verizon Media, and to use content from other Verizon properties including Yahoo
I&B Ministry asks digital news media to comply with FDI policy
The companies with more than 26% foreign investment will have to bring it down by October 15th, 2021.
I&B Ministry to regulate OTT platforms, digital media now
Industry sources said OTT platforms should be allowed to come up with their own self-regulation code without the government interference.
Google's digital media sales lowest in 6 years in Q2 2020
The overall global digital media revenues saw modest quarterly growth of 2.8 per cent in Q2 2020, as the global economy slowly began to recover from the initial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, and Q2 revenues of $145.7 billion were also nearly 12 per cent higher than a year earlier.
26% FDI applies to digital media, news aggregators
The government on Friday issued a clarification to its September 2019 policy that allowed up to 26% foreign direct investment (FDI) in the ‘news digital media sector’ through the approval route.
Government mulling extending PIB accreditation to digital media journalists
The Information and Broadcasting Ministry said this step was pursuant to the decision of the central government vide a press note of Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) allowing 26 per cent FDI under government approval route on 'uploading/streaming of current affairs and news through Digital Media'.
Enough rules for print & TV, govt tells SC in TV programme case
The government told the Supreme Court on Monday that existing regulations for TV and print media were sufficient, and urged the top court to desist from further regulating them as that would end up pushing content to digital media, which it said had huge reach with little accountability.
Print media most credible source of news, radio next, according to latest survey
The findings have come at a time when it is getting increasingly difficult to distinguish between fact and fiction across social media platforms and fake news is emerging as a growing menace.