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NEWJ (New Emerging World of Journalism Limited) is one of India’s fastest growing media-tech companies, founded by a team of young entrepreneurs led by Shalabh Upadhyay and backed by Jio Platforms Limited. It is a video-only, mobile-first publisher focused on creating and producing high impact video content for the smartphone obsessed young Indian. Founded in 2018, the company’s mission is to tell stories that matter to India’s masses and remains committed to helping build a ‘Digital Bharat’ as well as grow the country’s Digital Knowledge Economy through impactful and India-centric storytelling. As a “social-first” publisher, NEWJ incorporates stories of all genres under an umbrella brand and is present in twelve languages namely Hindi, English, Tamil, Bengali, Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, Kannada, Odia, Assamese, Urdu and Punjabi. NEWJ offers content around current affairs (NEWJ Rajneeti), Spirituality & Religion (NEWJ Dharohar), Pride of India & Men in Uniform (NEWJ Garv) and Entertainment (NEWJ Filmy). At the same time, the company has ventured into the production of original and branded films under Beanbag by NEWJ and also creates informative and explainer stories through Desified.
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NEWJ Jumps 10 Spots in Top Global Digital First Publishers by Tubular Inc; Now Ranks at the 25th position

NEWJ (New Emerging World of Journalism Limited) jumps 10 spots and has been ranked 25th among the top global digital-first publishers. NEWJ is the only Indian news publisher to consistently find a place in the top 50 “Digital First Media and Entertainment Properties” by Tub... (more)
NEWJ Supports The/Nudge Foundation in their Efforts towards Skill Development and Poverty Alleviation

NEWJ, one of India’s fastest growing media-tech companies has entered an association with The/Nudge Foundation, an Indian non-profit organization aimed at alleviating poverty - sustainably, collaboratively and scalably. The association will see NEWJ offer a variety of content pieces o... (more)
NEWJ amps up Original Content; Launches Weekly Talk Show Featuring Celebrated Indians in Various Fields

Offers users impactful, India centric content in 13 languages across genres
New property called “Saturday Night with Filmy NEWJ”
Exclusive interviews with noted names like Avika Gor, Sukhbir Singh, Rajpal Yadav & more
NEWJ (New Em... (more)
NEWJ Celebrates the Flavors of Gujarat with Chef Smit Sagar for MX Special - "Hidden Taste of Gujarat"

One of India’s leading media-tech companies, NEWJ joins hands with celebrated chef Smit Sagar, to promote his newest show, MX Special - “Hidden Taste of Gujarat” that is now streaming for free on MX Player, in association with Gujarat Tourism. NEWJ, through its original co... (more)
World Music Day: NEWJ Launches New Campaign "Rhythm and Raga"; Celebrates Indian Music's Regional Flavors

NEWJ (New Emerging World of Journalism Ltd.), brings together artists from different corners of India under a one of a kind campaign - ‘Rhythm and Raga’, for a series of candid conversations on what music means to them personally.
With artists hailing... (more)
World Day Against Child Labour: Kailash Satyarthi Claims Child Labour is "Stain on the Dream of Mahaan Bharat" in NEWJ Exclusive

On the occasion of International Day Against Child Labour, which he worked to institute over 2 decades ago on 12th June, Nobel Laureate Shri Kailash Satyarthi speaks to social first publisher NEWJ for an exclusive interview, on the journey to eliminate child labour, the struggles in his lon... (more)
DonateKart and NEWJ Come Together and Encourage Citizens to Join India's Battle Against COVID-19

DonateKart, India’s trusted crowdfunding platform, has partnered with one of India’s leading media-tech companies, NEWJ to further its campaign for COVID relief and contributions. Highlighting the need to procure essential oxygen cylinders and concentrators, the campaign aims at... (more)
NEWJ Launches 4 New Regional Language Channels in One Month; Strengthens Push for Local Storytelling

NEWJ (New Emerging World of Journalism Ltd.) announced the launch of four new regional language channels, NEWJ (Punjabi), NEWJ (Odia), NEWJ (Assamiya/Assamese) and NEWJ (Urdu) in March 2021, making for the highest number of launches by the media-tech company within the span o... (more)