Sarah Palin launches online network

FILE - In this June 15, 2013 file photo, Sarah Palin speaks during the Faith and Freedom Coalition Road to Majority 2013 conference in Washington. The Sportsman Channel said Monday, July 7, 2014, that Palin’s series, “Amazing America,” is being renewed for a second season that will start early next year. The former Republican vice presidential candidate profiles outdoor enthusiasts and craftsmen for the series. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
FILE - In this June 15, 2013 file photo, Sarah Palin speaks during the Faith and Freedom Coalition Road to Majority 2013 conference in Washington. The Sportsman Channel said Monday, July 7, 2014, that Palin’s series, “Amazing America,” is being renewed for a second season that will start early next year. The former Republican vice presidential candidate profiles outdoor enthusiasts and craftsmen for the series. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Sarah Palin has started her own subscription-based online network.

The Sarah Palin Channel, which went live on Sunday, bills itself as a “direct connection” between the former Alaska governor and GOP vice presidential candidate and her supporters, with “no need to please the powers-that-be,” Palin says in a video mission statement on her channel’s home page.

“Are you tired of the media filters?” she asks. “Well, I am. I always have been. So we’re gonna do something about it.”

“We’ll talk about the issues that the mainstream media won’t talk about,” she adds.

Palin says she oversees all content posted to the channel. This will include her own political commentary. Other features for subscribers include the ability to submit questions to Palin and participate with her in online video chats.

Membership is set at $9.95 per month or $99.95 for a year.

Palin remains active elsewhere as a Fox News Channel contributor and reality-TV personality.

The Sarah Palin Channel is part of the TAPP video platform, which launched earlier this year.

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