A new study by the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism confirms the trend of people turning to YouTube as a source of news and information; YouTube has established itself as a rapidly expanding platform for a new form of video journalism: where professional journalism mingles with citizen content.
”—Stephen Talbot, Senior producer of The I Files - a new investigative news channel on YouTube coming August 2. Collaborators including Center for Investigative Reporting, The New York Times, BBC, ABC, Al-Jazeera and Investigative News Network. (via theifiles)
Our assignment at The I Files: To be timely and relevant, to provide an outlet for a citizen journalist who captures an incredible moment on camera, but above all to dig deeper and present well-reported and engaging stories that offer real information and insights.