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…

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  • YouTube Adding Live Streaming to Its Mobile App

    The first website that comes to mind when thinking about online video will finally let its users live-stream. YouTube announced in a blog post by product lead, immersive experiences Kurt Wilms that it will begin adding mobile live streaming directly into its flagship mobile application. The Google-owned video site introduced the feature at VidCon in Anaheim, Calif.

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  • Medium goes highbrow with its first original video series

    … built in a day. Nor did it it shock Medium’s new Web video peers. “Whenever you’re starting fresh and new, you need a good amount of time to build an audience,” said Cenk Uygar, CEO of The Young Turks Network, which operates YouTube’s largest news channel. “Medium is going to find its audience, and that audience is going to be influential…

    Eric Blattberg/ Digidayin Display- 11 readers -
  • Inside The New York Times’ video strategy

    … criticized for tepid, overly neutral reporting, said Cenk Uygur, CEO of The Young Turks Network, which operates YouTube’s most popular news channel. “If you want be successful online, you have to gravitate away from neutrality,” Uygur told Digiday. “And I get the sense that New York Times video is moving away from the cult of neutrality.” The Times has…

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

    …. A recent video from TYT (The Young Turks), titled "Here's The Uber Story You Knew Was Coming," with 93,000 views, tells of an Uber driver accused of kidnapping a drunk woman and taking her to a hotel room. Perhaps this could have also happened with a taxi driver or someone in another type of profession, but it has gotten attention in the media…

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