Newsy launches on Hulu in the US

Youth-focused over-the-top video news brand, Newsy, has launched on the Hulu streaming platform in the US. Hulu’s subscriber base of nearly 12 million customers will now have on-demand access to Newsy’s daily news reports covering world and national news, policy, culture, science and technology. Newsy said it will publish 30 news stories a day to […]

Millennial OTT service Newsy turns to cable

Millennial-focused OTT news service Newsy is expanding its reach by teaming up with Cincinnati Bell, the first time the outfit has partnered with a cable service provider. Subscribers of Cincinnati Bell’s Fioptics service will be able to view an HD Newsy channel that will  feature Newsy Live, a regularly updated feed of the latest news […]

Newsy and SpotX partner on Apple TV ads

Over-the-top video news service, Newsy, has partnered with online video ad platform SpotX, which will power the sale of video ads programmatically on Apple TV. SpotX, which also helps Newsy sell inventory across desktop, mobile and other platforms, said together the companies are among the first to monetise Apple’s new tvOS platform, amid burgeoning advertiser demand for […]

Scripps makes digital video push with Newsy buyout

TV, print and digital media firm the E.W. Scripps Company has agreed to buy US-based video news startup Newsy for US$35 million (€25.5 million) in a bid to make a push into the digital video business.   Commenting on the deal, Scripps chairman, president and CEO Rich Boehne said that “Newsy adds an important dimension […]