Topic: The Young Turks

What This Online News Program Learned From Making a Facebook-First Show

Why The Young Turks is focusing on the platform

The Young Turks is one of YouTube's top online news networks, with more than 1.7 billion lifetime views. Now, it believes it can crack the news formula for Facebook videos,…

Pluto.TV Expands Its Lineup of Web Channels, Including Complex Media

Boosts programming as it takes on traditional TV

Pluto.TV, a Web video hub with more than 100 channels, has added content partners to its lineup—Complex Media, Fullscreen, HitFix, Popsugar and SpinMedia. Pluto, which launched in March, has a viewing library…

CrazyRussianHacker Finds Viral Sweet Spot With Boiled Cola

Not exactly scientific but eye-opening

A 20-ounce bottle of a certain leading brand of cola supposedly has 55 grams of sugar, but YouTube user CrazyRussianHacker—you know, the guy who taught us the most baller way to remove a…

The Young Turks/AmEx Film Deal Makes Movie Watching 'Democratic'

Financial company talks about distributing cinema online

Since director Davis Guggenheim's latest film Spent: Looking for Change revolves around Americans who are living outside the financial system, sponsor American Express believed that the best way to allow the public…

Former TV News Stars Are Finding a Second Life Online

Will audiences and advertisers follow?

Far from hearing crickets after streaming into the Internet abyss, former TV news talent are unearthing a flourishing market online. In mid-March, Katie Couric interviewed former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg,…

Information Diet: Cenk Uygur

'The Young Turks' host consumes a breakfast of wholesome news to start his day

What's the first information you consume in the morning? I get up and immediately read all my emails from my 18 different accounts, and then I dive into Huffington Post and…