January 5, 2021
With the nation’s political attention focused on today’s U.S. Senate seat elections in Georgia, Haystack News, the ad-supported news streaming aggregator, has launched separate channels focused on the special election and the Jan. 20 inauguration of president-elect Joe Biden.
Haystack News seeks to differentiate itself within the AVOD and online TV markets by focusing on news-themed content. The platform features programming from ABC News, The AP, Bloomberg, CBS News, Cheddar, Euronews, Newsy and more than 300 local broadcast stations.
“Haystack News viewing remains at record-high levels as we enter the new year, with politics driving engagement and news content consumption,” co-founder/CEO Daniel Barreto said in a statement. “Haystack’s dedicated channels…give viewers a better understanding of all angles of an issue; micro to macro, local to global. Look for more new streaming channels every month as we continue on our journey to build televisions best platform for watching news.”