DENVER, Aug. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Free Speech TV is kicking off its 2012 election coverage, nicknamed "Crashing The Party," with extensive coverage of the Republican and Democratic National Conventions. FSTV will be partnering with a number of independent journalists to provide around-the-clock reporting and analysis during the two convention weeks.
Democracy Now! will be on the ground offering special live coverage on each of the days from 8-10am ET. The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann will also be in attendance, doing critical issue-based interviews and commentary with figures from both parties.
"I'm delighted that our network will serve as a clearinghouse for diverse, fresh and progressive coverage of the conventions," noted FSTV Executive Director Ron Williams. "We're starting with the conventions and building right up to election night."
Free Speech TV will be complimenting Democracy Now! and The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann with interviews from around the country with YES! Magazine founder Sarah Van Gelder, the Coffee Party's Annabel Park, Colorlines Rinku Sen, and Truthout's Maya Schenwar throughout the conventions.
Viewers can catch Free Speech TV, "Crashing The Party" and its exclusive coverage of the national conventions from August 27th - September 6th. It can be seen on DISH channel 9415, DIRECTV channel 348 or freespeech.org. Viewers can also keep up with all of the conversations by following #CrashingTheParty on Facebook and Twitter.
CONTACT: Joseph Matoske, 914-318-2862, [email protected]
SOURCE Free Speech TV