Former President Donald Trump first challenged the social media world with his launch of Truth Social. But now he is also trying to take on the streaming universe.
Trump Media and Technology Group has begun hiring staff for its streaming platform, TMTG+, the Daily Mail reported.
In recruitment advertisement, TMTG+ announced that it was seeking a content buyer and a development manager to begin creating programming.
The advert also described the new streaming service as “a ‘Big Tent’ platform offering broad-based entertainment rooted in free speech,” the Independent reported.
“In addition to the Social Media platform Truth Social, our SVOD [Subscription Video on Demand] platform TMTG+ will be the home for a wide variety of non-scripted, scripted and original content,” the TMTG+ ad said.
As the conglomerate under TMTG grows beyond just Truth Social and into streaming, Trump has made it clear the he wants to challenge liberal media and entertainment.
According to TMTG’s vision statement on the company website, the conglomerate is an answer to “liberal bias”.
“If Big Tech can censor the president of the United States, then they can censor anyone,” the statement said, the Independent reported.
With Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, Disney+ and others becoming so woke in what they produce, it is it good idea to introduce ideological diversity to the “streaming-verse.”
People are starting to get tired of everything, including the movies and shows they watch, being so politicized.
Netflix has experienced this, having lost 200,000 subscribers in its first quarter, Fortune reported.
Elon Musk tweeted that one reason Netflix lost so many viewers was because of its growing woke-ism.
TMTG+ is trying to step into the gap and provide different content.
“The American public is seeking ‘non-woke’ entertainment, and TMTG+ will provide content for all to enjoy,” the company said, the Daily Mail reported.
Americans have not been happy with the push for wokeness and political correctness, and they haven’t been for a while.
In 2018, a NPR/PBS Newshour/Marist poll found that 52 percent of people said they were “against the country becoming more politically correct and upset that there are too many things people can’t say anymore,” CNN report… (Read more)