10 digital media firms form collective for credible news

Digital News Publishers Association  (DNPA)
Representatives of the 10 media organisations after forming a new collective, Digital News Publishers Association (DNPA).

New Delhi: Ten of India’s biggest media companies which collectively serve 70 per cent of India’s online audience on Friday announced a new collective, Digital News Publishers Association (DNPA).

The organisation is committed to providing the most credible news in all languages to the Indian audience, to self-regulation, and to promoting the business and editorial interests of all members.

The digital space in India is growing exponentially and the DNPA would find ways to cooperate in maximizing the current and future potential of the industry.

The 10 founding members are: Dainik Bhaskar, India Today Group, NDTV, Hindustan Times, Indian Express, The Times of India, Amar Ujala, Dainik Jagran, Eenadu, and Malayala Manorama. The DNPA is self-funded with contributions from every publishing house at a nominal joining fee.

The organisation is open to any online news publisher; all membership will be cleared by the board.

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