Reuters launches own YouTube channel with news, analysis programming

Summary:Reuters follows the path of other news organizations online and starts its own YouTube channel with original content.

Just on the heels of the news that YouTube is the untouched powerhouse in online video content, Reuters has unveiled its own channel on the popular video sharing site.

Reuters TV is starting off with 10 new channels dedicated to news, commentary and analysis. The majority of the programming will focus on harder-hitting topics, such as politics, finance, and investigative reporting.

Reuters boasts that these channels will feature reports and commentary from nearly 3,000 of its reporters scattered all over the world.

Along with Reuters, YouTube already plays host to close to 100 other global news organizations offering video content through the Google-owned site, including CNN, the BBC, and France 24.

In case you have trouble accessing YouTube at work or elsewhere, Reuters will also be making this content available at its main website.

For a closer look at Reuters TV, check out the promo video below:


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Rachel King is a staff writer for CBS Interactive based in San Francisco, covering business and enterprise technology for ZDNet, CNET and SmartPlanet. She has previously worked for The Business Insider,, CNN's San Francisco bureau and the U.S. Department of State. Rachel has also written for, Irish Americ... Full Bio

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