More People Turning To YouTube For News

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•29 Jul 18, 2012

A study from the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism found that people are increasingly turning to online video sites like YouTube for their news, with eyewitness footage of events such as natural disasters and political unrest proving particularly popular. What do you think?

  • “I knew there was a reason why print newspapers were dying, but I never suspected it had anything to do with the Internet. Thanks, Project for Excellence in Journalism! Once again, you have lived up to your name!”

    Agnes Bellingham –
    Ballerina

  • “TV news is the worst. It’s like if the weather guy is wearing something stupid, there’s nowhere to even comment ‘LOL nice fag tie!’”

    Scott Brave –
    Air Quality Analyst

  • “I’ve watched the 2004 tsunami probably 300 times.”

    Kyung Park –
    Museum Curator