At the time of Digital India and online world, news has also changed it’s shape and the it’s been presented to the viewers. News has moved out of Tv studio and glossy papers.
Now the news and views are just a click away from the readers through their mobile phone. Looking at this massive shift by the way people consuming news, many media houses have shifted their attention to Digital Content. Many major News television and News paper business houses have started their own e-paper or Digital news portal. Many major news portal of India are run by these dominant media houses only, like Aajtak , Zee Group , NDTV.com .
But other then these big giant news houses, there are many new players have joined this Digital revolution and giving tough competition to these big media groups. They are not only giving good competition in terms of viewer ship and finance but they are successfully able to counter the Narrative & Opinion generated by these big groups.
Let us see some fact about Most famous New Indian News Website & Their Owners
India Samvad Is one of the fastest growing news website both in English and Hindi medium. Claim to be first media group which is been funded by “AAM AADMI” . India Samvad is run by group of people managed by a trust. The India Samvad trust is run by It’s President Abhitabh Shrivastav (Former AAJtak) and Vice president Deepak Sharma (Former AAJtak ).
2ScoopWhoop & Gazabpost
Scoopwhoop is famous website news content website, started by Sattvik Mishra and some other IIMC alumni. They started on this project while working in their respective jobs. Now they have also started their Hindi Content platform Gazabpost . Their initial funding was done by Bharti Softbank in November 2014 for a stake of 36.5% which valued the company at Rs. 40 crores.
Newslaundry.com is leading media portal, started by Madhu Trehan, Sister of Tvtoday group Chairmen Arun Puri and Abhinandan Sekhri. Newslaundry claims to be most impartial news website. It’s been funded by Omidyar Network , Vikram L
Started by Industry veteran Raghav Behal ( Former Chairmen CNNIBN, IBN 7 Group) and Ritu Kapoor (Former CNNIBN). The quint has made a huge mark in Digital News platform, in a short span of time it has became a prominent player as far as Digital Media is concern, they are also planning to start their Hindi version and they have made a joint platform with Bloomberg for financial news, which is been headed by Sanjay Pugalia, former editor of CNBC Awaaz.
Oneindia.com is leading Indian online news portal, which is in the multiple languages founded by BG Mahesh owned by Greynium Information Technologies Pvt. Ltd. The website provides news updates, sports events, travel, entertainment, business, lifestyle, videos, and classifieds in seven different Indian languages and English. The portal’s owner, Rajesh Jain, acquired it through Netcore. BG Mahesh is the current managing director. Oneindia.com has a number of channels for areas such as Filmibeat.com (entertainment),Boldsky.com (lifestyle), Thatscricket.com (cricket),Gizbot.com (technology), Careerindia.com (education), Nativeplanet.com (travel), Drivespark.com (automobile) and Goodreturns.in (finance).
Will update you about more news website portal in our next article.
Source : News and Media Website.