CARACAS, Venezuela, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleSUR, the Latin American news multimedia announced today the launch of TeleSUR English (www.telesurtv.net/english) a news site oriented to English-speaking audiences covering the global journalistic agenda.
"Our motto is to provide a Latin American view of world events', thus being the only media with this perspective to offer an English product oriented to the American and British market," said the president of TeleSUR, Patricia Villegas.
Villegas, who leads the seven-country owned public company, described the initiative as "a long-term bet and part of a geopolitical and communication strategy in the field of global information." Through this initiative, TeleSUR English seeks to reach those who have an interest in what happens outside their immediate social circle, and expect a new view of reality, an integrated look.
TeleSUR English will show video content, recognized opinions, special coverage and a major audience participation.
The site will cover news from United States, Latin America and the world, and will feature special columns, forums and debates, user generated content, videos and blogs. To access this content you must enter through www.telesurtv.net/english
TeleSUR English will produce audiovisual content through the staff writers and producers in Quito, Ecuador.
The site will feature special productions with Laura Flanders, Rebel Diaz, Roberto Lovato, Tariq Ali, Bill Fletcher Jr.
Also, they will participate in the site recognized bloggers as Daniel Kovalik, Ricky L. Jones, Vijay Prashad, Horace Campbell, Belen Fernandez, Bill Bowring, Deric Shannon, Roger Burbach, Cyntia McKinney, Joe McIvor, Costas Panyotakis, Howard Friel, Simon Butler and Oscar Guardiola-Rivera.
And columnist such as Michael Albert, Walden Bello, Phyllis Bennis, Noam Chomsky, Boaventura de Sousa Santos, Steve Early, Linda Gordon, Arun Gupta, Pervez Hoodbhoy, John Pilger, Marina Sitrin, Norman Solomon and Hilary Wainwright.
TeleSUR is the Latin American news signal with headquarters in Caracas, Venezuela. It is operated by the Nueva Television del Sur C.A., a public company funded by the governments of Argentina, Bolivia, Cuba, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Uruguay and Venezuela.
It was created in 2005 as a space to defend and promote the processes of change in the region and the world. The Spanish TeleSUR signal sum over 492 million viewers in 110 countries. In other areas, the live signal can be accessed through www.telesurtv.net
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