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Mon July 16, 2012
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Growing Number Getting News from YouTube

NEW YORK (AP/WMOT) — A new study finds that viewers are increasingly turning to YouTube for their news.

Earlier today, The Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism released its examination of 15 months of the most popular Google news videos. It found that while viewership for traditional TV news still easily outpaces those consuming news on YouTube, the video-sharing site is an increasingly common choice for consumers.

Stephan Foust directs the Center for Innovation in Media at Middle Tennessee State. He says the trend is clear.

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