The new media platform targets seven countries in the Balkans, and will publish content in multiple languages, including Albanian, Bosnian and Macedonian. TRT Balkan will also publish content on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok. (TRTWorld) Türkiye’s public broadcaster TRT has launched TRT Balkan , a new digital news platform that will cover political, social, cultural and economic issues for the Balkans
The platform, which became operational on Wednesday, will publish special content for Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo and Montenegro
It targets over 30 million people from these countries and the Balkan diaspora with a wide range of content in multiple languages, including Albanian , BHS (Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian) and Macedonian
Like TRT’s other international news platforms, TRT Balkan will also publish content on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok
With its offices set in Skopje and Sarajevo, TRT Balkan will operate with the aim of providing objective and reliable news to its audience from around the Balkans
A view of the Macedonian version of TRT Balkan. (TRTWorld) 'Making Türkiye’s voice heard'
TRT Balkan is another step towards making Türkiye’s voice heard around the world, TRT General Manager Prof Dr Mehmet Zahid Sobaci has said
The platform is part of TRT’s plans to expand globally
The Ankara-based organisation already maintains five different international feeds: TRT World , TRT Arabi , TRT Russian , TRT Deutsch and TRT Francais
Founded in 1964, the Turkish media organisation has been on the path to becoming a major international broadcaster since 2016, when it launched its English-language service, TRT World
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Source: TRT World