Haystack News, an ad-supported streaming service that connects viewers with hyper-relevant local, national and world TV news, has launched two dedicated pop-up news streaming channels on its curated on-demand and live news platform, and revealed plans for special coverage for a third.
Pop-up channels on Haystack News in July include:
Gun Violence in America (July 12 – 19)
Gun violence is spreading across the United States. Violent crime typically rises in the summer, but as the country emerges from the Covid-19 pandemic, experts are sounding the alarm that this season will see a further rise in gun crimes. How are communities across the United States tackling the problem?
Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics (July 12 – August 9)
Share in inspirational athletes’ stories and news coming out of the XXXII Olympiad with coverage from local U.S. stations, national and world news outlets spotlighting 2020 Summer Olympics athletes before, during and after the Tokyo Games.
Blue Origin First Space Passenger Space Flight (July 19-20)
Amazon and Blue Origin Founder Jeff Bezos will make history and ride his own rocket into space on July 20, National Space Exploration Day and the 52nd anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. Be a witness to history with two days of special news coverage.
Haystack News offers a vast collection of curated and personalized on-demand streaming news and dozens of live 24/7 channels. Dedicated news streaming channels, including ongoing coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic, offer viewers a deep-dive on trending and timely topics.
“These are remarkable times we are living in and Haystack News is proud to be the most innovative news platform of choice for our growing user base. Haystack’s July channels will highlight the tragedy and triumph of our times, covering the wonderment of space exploration, the Olympic spirit, and the scourge of gun violence in the United States,” said Daniel Barreto, Co-founder and CEO of Haystack TV.
The Haystack News on-demand channels draw upon news coverage from hundreds of local broadcast channels, in addition to ABC News, the AP, Bloomberg, CBS News, Cheddar, Euronews and Newsy.