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? …

    AllFacebookin Social YouTube- 17 readers -
  • 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- 12 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

    … 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- 12 readers -
  • Inside The New York Times’ video strategy

    … 15.5 million desktop video streams to over 4 million unique viewers across its site and YouTube, according to comScore. That total streams figure is roughly equivalent with the site’s average video streams over the prior 11 months, but the data is skewed by the Times’ epic March performance, when it served 59.4 million video streams on desktop…

    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. The company's own YouTube…

    ReelSEOin Social YouTube- 12 readers -
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