He had been hospitalized at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles for more than a week, CNN reported.
Print media across the country have been facing what they call 'the PDF menace' for several months.
Shockingly, the new amendment criminalises even unpublished content.
The media and advocates of free speech are but wary on more counts than one.
This is an effort to bring governmental control over the media. It also seeks to deftly bypass the Supreme Court where such matters are pending.
In 2018, an architect and his mother committed suicide over alleged non-payment of dues by Goswami's Republic TV.
The police have said that certain witnesses have come forward confessing that they were given monthly monetary inducements by the accused in the matter.
Google's funding for news organisations has frustrated other internet publishers, such as weather websites and recipe tools, which say Google has hurt their revenue.
Adimoolam, who succeeds Shailesh Gupta of Mid-Day as the president of INS, belongs to the family of Dinamalar, National Tamil Daily.
Evans died of congestive heart failure in New York, according to his wife Tina Brown.