The Young Turks

The Young Turks (TYT) is an American liberal/progressive political and social commentary program hosted primarily by Cenk Uygur and distributed on a variety of Internet-based platforms. TYT was founded in 2002 by Uygur as a talkshow on Sirius Satellite Radio.The Young Turks claims to be "the world's largest online news show"; YouTube video views stood at a total of 1 billion in April 2013. The show offers internet-only video content via their YouTube channel, which in April 2012 averaged 750,000 views a day. The Young Turks also have a network of other affiliated shows on separate YouTube channels, known collectively as the TYT Network.
Posts about The Young Turks
  • YouTube Announces #voteIRL ‘Get Out the Vote’ Campaign

    … reminders on the YouTube homepage, watch page and search results page Sept. 27, Voter Registration Day. Finally, YouTube announced that it will livestream the 2016 presidential debates from multiple news organizations, including PBS, The Washington Post, Bloomberg Television and Telemundo. In addition, YouTube creators including The Young Turks and Complex News will use YouTube Live to publish content while at the debates. Readers: Will you watch the 2016 presidential debates on YouTube? …

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  • YouTube Brings D.C. to N.Y., L.A.

    … of Awesome, ABC News, Bernie Su of Canvas Media Studios in conjunction with The Young Turks and LifeVestInside have used the sets, and D’Angelo wrote: Creators, bring your best White House game to YouTube Space LA, where you can shoot on a 360-degree Oval Office set or our multipurpose set, which includes a news desk, press briefing room or polling station…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Google YouTube- 18 readers -
  • YouTube Adding Live Streaming to Its Mobile App

    … at VidCon in Anaheim, Calif., with content from The Young Turks, AIB, Platica Polinesia, SacconeJolys and Alex Wassabi, and Wilms said the feature will be rolled out more widely soon, adding in his blog post: YouTube mobile live streaming will be baked right into the core YouTube mobile app. You won’t need to open anything else: Just hit the big red…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin YouTube- 19 readers -
  • Medium goes highbrow with its first original video series

    … of “Foreword,” a weekly conversation series with authors and writers. Shot in front of a live audience at Medium’s San Francisco headquarters, the first episode features actor and author B.J. Novak (best known for “The Office”) discussing the link between humor and tragedy in a lengthy 26-minute conversation with host Kelly Corrigan. Future episodes…

    Eric Blattberg/ Digidayin Display- 17 readers -
  • Inside The New York Times’ video strategy

    … used its video content to reach a new, younger audience. It has a popular channel on YouTube, where it posts most of its video content for more than 410,000 subscribers. It also has a network of video distribution partners, including AOL, Yahoo and MSN. Mobile video has taken off this past year, too, accounting for 40 percent of total video…

    Eric Blattberg/ Digidayin YouTube- 7 readers -
  • It’s Earned Media That’s Driving Brand Awareness for Uber on YouTube

    … channel has a plurality of the overall views about its brand, but not a majority. Uber and YouTube: Earned, Owned and Paid Media We did a study using our Octoly YouTube brand management system to understand Uber's footprint on the platform. We learned that Uber has 92,000 organic views on its channel and 222,000 paid views. But the brand's earned…

    ReelSEOin Social YouTube- 12 readers -
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