Berlin, Germany -- (ReleaseWire) -- 03/25/2014 -- Ruptly, Gmbh and LiveLeak, UK have today announced a video distribution partnership. Ruptly, the video news agency arm of the global multilingual news network RT, has been a regular contributor of high-impact video to LiveLeak through the Ruptly channel on the LiveLeak peer-to-peer sharing platform. Through this ground-breaking move, LiveLeak will take the power of citizen journalism one step further by partnering with Ruptly to offer live streaming of events directly from the field, leveraging to the maximum Ruptly’s bold young journalists and it’s state-of-the art live-news broadcast equipment and digital delivery platform.
Jeanne Sartor, Ruptly’s Director of Business Development, said: “This partnership is a natural fit for Ruptly as we strive and operate to provide impactful, reality based VOD and Live coverage of news events worldwide. We will continue to meet the demand on forums such as LiveLeak by providing content that compels the conversations (Vlogs) taking place in the young but rapidly evolving paradigm of peer-to-peer news aggregation and dissemination.”
Hayden Hewitt, Co-Founder of LiveLeak, added: "I believe the content partnership with Ruptly further represents our mission of providing a solid and impartial vehicle for the dissemination of information regardless of political opinion or viewpoint. Ruptly have demonstrated that, along with their outstanding content and future plans, they have a deep understanding of both the stance of LiveLeak and the culture of our communities. This partnership will be beneficial not only for Ruptly and LiveLeak but, more importantly, for the viewer”
About Ruptly, GmbH
RUPTLY, ruptly.tv is a full-service video news agency delivering real-time and archived visual news content to all media outlets, from traditional broadcasters to online content providers including digital and mobile multimedia platforms. RUPTLY is the source of high-impact, original news footage from all the global hotspots. Our mission is to offer a bolder, deeper point-of-view than what is currently available in the news marketplace, based on a forward- thinking, modern vision. RUPTLY utilizes an advanced delivery platform, which allows a broadcasting outlet to access High Definition, LIVE video feeds of breaking news, directly FROM THE FIELD as they happen, delivered in streaming suitable for any platform, from smartphone to HD broadcasting.
LiveLeak.com is a video sharing website which champions not only reality based and political footage but also the concept of citizen journalism. Fiercely impartial as an organization LiveLeak is dedicated to ensuring no censorship or preference is shown based on political affiliation or financial consideration. Moving further into the fields of live streaming and original, exclusive, content means LiveLeak will remain on the cutting edge of media distribution and citizen journalism.