Las Vegas (PRWEB) November 8, 2007
BlogTalkRadio (http://www.blogtalkradio.com), the Internet's first social talk radio network for citizen broadcasters, today announced a licensing and revenue sharing agreement with Pajamas Media (http://pajamasmedia.com), a citizen-publishing, journalist and blogger news aggregation site.
The new agreement will unite citizen broadcasting and citizen journalism extending the reach of Pajama Media contributors with a new BlogTalkRadio channel called, "Pajamas Media Radio". The new channel will provide Pajama Media contributors with the ability to host their own talk radio show, share their views and opinions and conduct live interactive discussions to complement their written commentary.
"BlogTalkRadio gives our correspondents, who are on the ground in 47 countries covering the news, a channel to collectively broadcast their views under one Pajamas Media Radio umbrella," said Roger L. Simon, CEO and co-founder of Pajamas Media. "We're pleased to have entered this agreement. We look forward to extending these citizen-journalism networks as credible sources of information."
Commenting on the announcement, Alan Levy, CEO and co-founder of BlogTalkRadio stated, "The BlogTalkRadio network is the perfect platform for Pajamas Media contributors to verbally express themselves. Pajama Media contributors now can host debates and panel discussions in a live, interactive public forum that cannot be duplicated in print."
Information and Links:
lukearmour @ blogtalkradio.com
Middleberg Communications, LLC
dbray @ middlebergcommunications.com
Originally launched in August 2006, BlogTalkRadio (BTR) is a free, web-based platform which allows any user with a phone and a computer to host a live, interactive radio show. Hosts call into the service by phone, managing callers on the web-based host dashboard. Shows stream live directly from the host's BTR webpage. Since the company's 2006 launch, thousands of hosts have broadcast more than 32,000 shows on BTR. Notable hosts include Marla Cilley, the FlyLady home and life organizer; Mark Frauenfelder, of the top-rated blog Boing Boing; and the LAFD. BTR launched a new site with updated features in September, 2007 at http://www.blogtalkradio.com.
About Pajamas Media:
Pajamas Media, an online media company, provides coverage and thoughtful analysis and commentary of issues of the day through their network of over ninety bloggers in 47 countries around the world and through original stories, podcasts and videos. (http://www.pajamasmedia.com)