NEW YORK, N.Y., March 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — – Salon Media Group, Inc. (OTCQB: SLNM) announced today that it has launched a new paid app with enhanced features and technology designed to provide its users with an unparalleled opportunity to “feed their insatiable appetite for news, politics, culture, and innovation,” says Jordan Hoffner, CEO, Salon Media Group.
The new app now available on multiple outlets including Google Play and the Apple store among others was created to offer users a faster, more mobile first-friendly experience. In addition, the new app is accessible via streaming services such as Apple TV, Chromecast, and Roku.
Among the new features of the paid app ($4.99/month; $49.99/year) includes an ad free experience for users with a broad range of exclusive content such as a curated documentary series exploring many of the critical political and social issues facing society; the highly popular Salon Talks and Salon Stage programs with interviews and performances from leaders at the forefront of the political and cultural conversation including highly regarded artists and leaders as Wyclef Jean, Russell Brand, David Simon; Errol Morris; David Arquette; Quinn Shephard; Nick Offerman; Patricia Clarkson; Rapsody; Ani Difranco; and Carla Bruni; and the Salon podcast series featuring interviews and commentary from a range of today’s most important political, cultural and social voices.
Hoffner states that the redesigned app is using the latest standards in technology to ensure that it is fully optimized for mobile first consumer audiences. “One of our primary goals over the past several months has been to deploy our resources so that we can fully leverage and optimize our video and digital content and assets on all platforms.”
In addition, Salon also introduced a new option for computer-based users of Salon.com enabling them to experience an ad free environment through a highly innovative digital currency option.
“We are committed to continuing to drive and enhance our user’s experience through original, award winning programming,” says Hoffner. “The new Salon app is another major step in our goal of creating a fully diversified strategy that connects our passionate audiences with our content across media channels.”
About Salon Media Group
Salon Media Group is the owner of Salon.com, which covers breaking news, politics, culture, technology and entertainment through investigative reporting, fearless commentary and criticism, and provocative personal essays. Salon.com has been a leader in online media since the dawn of the digital age and has bureaus in San Francisco, Washington, D.C., as well as a New York City studio.
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