Updated, Wednesday, 2:05 p.m.: 

Former U.S. Rep. Ron Paul’s subscription-based online news channel will launch next week, he announced Wednesday in a news release.

News videos will be produced multiple times a week and will be available to subscribers live or on-demand for $9.95 a month, according to the release.

“The Ron Paul Channel will allow me to engage directly with viewers,” Paul said in the release. “With the help of social media we can cut through the noise and get straight to the truth about subjects that matter most to you.”

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Former U.S. Rep. Ron Paul is launching a new self-titled media channel that will be available in high definition for television and online services, according to a website promotion.

The Ron Paul Channel, scheduled to launch this summer, will include “breaking news stories, interviews with influential headliners and hard-hitting reporting,” according to a promotional video on the site. Viewers will also have the opportunity to speak to Paul live on the air.

“Ron Paul takes the fight from Washington and brings it to you from the powerful world of digital media,” the video adds.

Further details about the channel weren't available. Representatives for Paul did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

Promoting the channel on his Facebook page, Paul said, “Finally, we'll have a truthful alternative to mainstream media."

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