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News and Sports Publishers Back Sponsored Video to Win

Over 47K sponsored videos have already been uploaded to Facebook in 2017, generating a staggering 5B views, and 122M engagements. Sponsored video content is driving a huge amount of views and engagement, particularly for news and sports publishers....
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How NowThis Became the Most Watched News Publisher on Facebook

NowThis is the most-watched news publisher on Facebook, with over 1.2B video views on the platform in April 2016. Learn how this Millennial-friendly publisher is crushing traditional broadcasters when it comes to news and current affairs distribution. ...
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Donald Trump Knows How to Promote, But Not on YouTube

Donald Trump is the king of self-promotion, but not when it comes to YouTube. We take a deep dive into his official YouTube channel to review the content, promotion, optimization, and community strategy of this 2016 Presidential Candidate. ...

49% of 30-to-49-year-olds Watch Online News Video

According to a recent report, 36% of all U.S. adults, catch up on their news via online video, with those under age 50 the heaviest consumers of digital news videos. In fact, 48% of 18-to-29-year-olds, and 49% of 30-to-49-year-olds now watch online news video. But should traditional broadcasters be worried? ...

Get Your Morning Video News Fix From CNN On Twitter

A new partnership between CNN and Twitter will bring bite-sized video news to the social network every morning. The new series, 'Your 15 Second Morning' will be embedded on Twitter and shared from CNN's account. The initiative follows the trend for snappy news content currently doing well across Instagram and Vine. ...
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McConnelling: When Video PR Goes Horribly, Horribly Wrong [Meme]

What happens when Internet video PR goes horribly wrong? You Get an Internet meme and a whole lot of attention. That's what recently happened to Kentucky Republican Senator Mitch McTurtle, er McConnell with the #McConnelling meme....

Breaking News Videos From Vice Media Break The Mould

Vice has been a point of reference for alternative news for years but now they've gone (almost) mainstream with a news and current affairs platform that promises the most hard-hitting coverage from their 1000 on-the-ground- local reporters....

Your Week in Live-streaming: State of the Union Address

Barack Obama's fifth State of the Union is broadcast tonight, but you don't have to be sat in front of a television screen to watch it. Almost every major news site, and dozens of major YouTube channels, will be live-streaming the event so viewers can catch every minute. ...

The Best News And Current Affairs Channels On YouTube

With TV viewing habits changing so rapidly and consumers turning to the internet for their news, old school and new broadcasters are using YouTube as a way of updating their audience with the events of the day. We look at some of the best news channels on the site....

Fresh News Videos for Web Publishers with New Wochit Platform

Wochit has started a platform by which web publishers can get fresh, constantly-updating videos to their website. And generate revenue. With partnerships from Grab Media to Reuters, Wochit is looking to become a major source for video news by hooking up partners with their new platform....