YouTube to invest $25 million to boost 'trusted' news sources


As Google is YouTube's parent company, these changes come as part of a three-year, $300 million Google News initiative.

The decision comes ahead of the 2018 US midterm elections, a time when other social media sites are under scrutiny for potentially impacting political outcomes fueled by false information. Members already include Vox Media, Brazilian radio station Jovem Pan and India Today, with more to be added in the coming weeks.

"We're making changes to put more authoritative content in front of people", YouTube chief product officer Neal Mohan told reporters on Monday. Users can click the link to the full article to get more details on the story, and YouTube will remind users that the story may be "still developing" before it displays the video search results.

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In addition to helping news organisations with video, YouTube said it was stepping up efforts to help its users identify "authoritative" news sources. YouTube says it also will expand its team focused on supporting news publishers.

This YouTube investment will help the company in establishing an "expert working group with news organizations and experts" from around the world to help it improve the news experience on YouTube.

Other topics that are targets of misinformation peddlers - like the moon landing, for instance - will see an increase in related links to sources like Wikipedia and Encyclopedia Britannia.

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YouTube is also working on a feature that will highlight videos from local news organizations on the YouTube app for TVs. The man in the mask sings "Until We Will Become Dust", which starts out as a ballad and eventually breaks into a rap.The video has more than 182 million views on YouTube.Watch the video here.

According to YouTube's executives, the goal is to identify authoritative news sources, bring those videos to the top of users' feeds, and support quality journalism with tools and funding that will help news organizations more effectively reach their audiences.

Currently, these sections are available in 17 countries including the US, UK, France, Italy, Japan, India, Mexico, Brazil, South Africa, Nigeria. YouTube expects the number to double over the coming months.

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YouTube said news organisations of all types can apply to the grant, which can be used to build key capabilities, train staff on video best practices, enhance production facilities and develop formats optimised for online video.