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

      YouTube announced its “get out the vote” campaign for the 2016 U.S. election season. The campaign is called #voteIRL, and it will see popular YouTube creators publish videos encouraging their viewers to register to vote. YouTube said it gathered a group of users together and registered to vote in all 50 states, and it determined that it takes one minute and 34 seconds, on av ...

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  • YouTube Brings D.C. to N.Y., L.A.

    … YouTube wants its creators to feel presidential. YouTube Spaces director of production and programming Chris D’Angelo said in a blog post that the Google-owned video-sharing site unveiled election-themed sets at its YouTube Space LA (Los Angeles) and YouTube Space New York for creators to take advantage of. So far, mitú, Nerdist, Key…

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  • 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…

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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…

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  • Inside The New York Times’ video strategy

    … the Times video projects, but especially for these independent videos, Headlam feels he has more creative flexibility than he did as the Times media editor. One recent Times video profiled a tattoo artist in Finksburg, Maryland, who regularly works with breast cancer survivors. It’s called “The Nipple Artist.” “I’m not so sure that’s a headline…

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  • 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…

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