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.

    … 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…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Google YouTube- 11 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- 15 readers -
  • Medium goes highbrow with its first original video series

    … will feature writers such as Margaret Atwood, Nick Kristof and Mary Roach. Right now, Medium plans to produce at least 12 episodes, each around 10 to 20 minutes. “‘Foreword’ is completely aligned with what Medium is all about: thoughtful stories and ideas from writers,” said Edward Lichty, Medium’s head of corporate development and strategy. “But the fact…

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

    … (presumably driven by massive interest in the missing Malaysia Airlines flight). Excepting March data, the Times streamed 33 percent more desktop video in September than it averaged over the prior year, according to comScore. One way the Times has boosted video viewership is by peppering videos throughout relevant articles on its site, much like…

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

    The sharing economy has arrived in a very big way, and right now, Uber is the most visible name in the car sharing market. But to what degree is Uber in charge of its own message on YouTube? Well, it turns out that like many brands on YouTube and social media, Uber the company is one of many voices in the conversation.

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