website statistics

A new study has found that, people from all over the world are preferring the Google-owned site YouTube for all types of news footage.
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (Rate This)
Loading...

YouTube is the most popular video sharing website at present. Most of the time, people visit this website to watch videos. A new study has found that, people from all over the world are preferring the Google-owned site YouTube not only for videos but also for news footage. It means, YouTube is becoming a major platform for news.


YouTube for news

Last Monday, the Pew Research Center‘s Project for Excellence in Journalism released their examination of 15 months of the most popular news videos on the Google owned site YouTube. Pew Research Center found that most of the people including news reporters as well as renowned media person visited YouTube in search for old, new, breaking, current, historical, ancient and others all types. It means, the video-sharing website YouTube is becoming one of the biggest news media in the internet. So, how much popularity YouTube got for news covering? Let’s find out.

Last year on March 11, one of the biggest Tsunami happened in Japan. Millions of viewers watched that Japanese Tsunami and its aftermath on television. Though the news media worldwide provided extensive coverage of that disaster and its aftermath, but nearly 100 million people watched the videos of Tsunami again and again on YouTube in between March 11-March 18. Within those 7 days, there were many videos uploaded of Tsunami. Viewers had watched those videos more than 96 million times in a week. Most of that video footage of Tsunami was recorded by citizen eyewitnesses who found themselves caught in that tragic moment.

Around 59 percent news videos in YouTube are from commercial news networks, while another 39 percent news videos are from people who were at the scene of an event and recorded the video.

The study of Pew Research Center shows that YouTube has become a global news arena where professional and amateur video bleed together, and is specially made consumable in on-demand style. Though YouTube has guidelines for news videos, but the rules are not always been followed.

Many news organizations including the NewsHour, have recognized the popularity of YouTube’s video-sharing approach and now make their own news channels available there. In fact, according to the Pew Research Center, YouTube is creating “a new kind of visual journalism”.

Source : PBS
Thanks To : Eweek

Buy Cheapest Related Product From Amazon.com


Microsoft Reveals Radical Office 2013, Download Consumer Preview

Data Suggests Banning The Pirate Bay Is Of Little Effect In UK
You can also press the left/right arrow key on your keyboard to go to previous/next post

Tags: , ,

  On July 17, 2012(3 years, 10 months ago.)

You May Also Like:

What Do You Think?

Leave a Reply




Loading Facebook Comments ...

FTC Disclosure: Some of the links of this website are "affiliate links." This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, we will receive an affiliate commission.


Recent Search

Recent Tutorials

Even if your iPhone is locked, people can reply from the lock screen. Check out, how to turn off the quick reply message from locked screen.
Have you forgot Apple ID password or having trouble signing in? Check out this tutorial to reset the password.
Even if iPhone is muted, still Siri's voice is loudly chime. Now you can change the setting to silence Siri using your iPhone's mute switch.
Check out how to teach Siri about nicknames and relationships of the important people in your life in order to make your life easier.
Has your iPhone suddenly turned black & white? Check out this tutorial to know possible reasons & how to fix iPhone screen with few taps.
Check out this tutorial to download FREE movies and TV Shows streaming Showbox app and install it on your Android smartphone or tablet.
Parental Controls allows you to put restrictions on apps or content that can or can not be used by anyone else on your Apple iPhone or iPad.
If you want to print from iPhone without using any computer, check this out to connect and print wirelessly right from the Apple device.
Using Siri, anyone can bypass the Passcode even if iPhone or iPad is locked. Check out this to know how you can disable Siri on lock screen.
Floatify will let you quick reply to the messages or emails through notification bar using your Android Lollipop or Marshmallow.
Close You Have To Login
User:
Pass:
Login With »Login With TwitterLogin With Facebook