To help with this contextualization, YouTube will also be teaming up with a variety of organizations that are dedicated to digital literacy education, particularly with MediaWise, which aims to help a million USA teens discern legitimate sources from fake news.
The video platform will also provide funding to news organisations around the world, helping them to build sustainable video operations.
The company is also testing ways to counter conspiracy videos with generally trusted sources such as Wikipedia and Encyclopedia Britannica.
Sworn in with new powers, Erdoğan leaves on first trip
The only European Union leaders are set to be Bulgarian President Rumen Radev and Hungary's strongman Prime Minister Viktor Orban. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during a ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Ankara , Turkey, on July 9.
Company executives announced the effort at YouTube's NY offices.
YouTube has been facing backlash for more than a year related to hateful and inappropriate videos as well as fake news on its site.
YouTube's new news format is due to be rolled out in coming weeks, according to post on the company's blog, signed by Neal Mohan, the company's chief product officer, and Robert Kyncl, chief business officer. Search results will also include linked previews of news articles, since journalists usually write about breaking news first before producing more labor-intensive videos, and reminders that information about developing events can change quickly. "So far, local news has seen strong engagement, and we will be expanding it to dozens more markets like Cincinnati, Las Vegas and Kansas City", the YouTube execs wrote.
YouTube announced today that it is working to improve the news experience for its subscribers.
Widow of Nobel dissident Liu Xiaobo has left China
A source close to Western diplomats told the Post that Li raised the issue of Liu Xia during his meeting with Merkel. The German embassy had offered in April to help Liu Xia travel to Germany but the move did not take place.
After a breaking news event, it takes time to verify, produce and publish high-quality videos. YouTube expects to double the number of countries where those features are available in the next few months. The Top News and Breaking News features are already available in 17 countries, including the U.S., the U.K., France, Italy, Japan, India, Mexico, Brazil, South Africa and Nigeria.
As part of YouTube's recent initiative, the company pledged $25 million to support journalism expertise and publishers on the platform.
The platform is also supporting MediaWise, a non-profit led by the Poynter Institute to help teens develop media and online awareness, and working with six YouTube Creators popular with young audiences, including John Green, Ingrid Nilsen and Mark Watson "to bring awareness to digital literacy and help educate teens".
Brexit secretary David Davis resigns
Jacob Rees-Mogg, who leads a bloc of Brexit-supporting Conservative MPs in Parliament, urged May to give up on the plan. Mrs May is expected to tell MPs that the strategy agreed on at Chequers is the "right Brexit" for Britain.
Baby found buried alive in Missoula County mountains
Authorities soon learned that a 5-month-old baby, who had been left in Crowley's care, had been missing for several hours. Eventually, Crowley told the deputies the infant was possibly buried somewhere in the mountains, Bassett said.
IOS 11.4.1 update improves Find My AirPods feature
There isn't anything in the way of new features, instead delivering on some bug fixes and stability improvements. Apple curiously didn't include the security in the release notes, probably to not alert "interested parties".
Who is Brett Kavanaugh, Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee?
The Times also reported that McConnell did not "want to draw the ire" of Paul over Kavanaugh's role in crafting Bush-era policies. Kavanaugh spoke at a University of Minnesota Law School event in 2008 and later published an article about the event.
George Clooney reported hurt in motorcycle crash in Italy
Calls and emails to Clooney's spokesman in regards to the accident weren't immediately returned, according to Associated Press. He was joined by wife Amal Clooney and it has been reported that the pair left the hospital together in a private vehicle .
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Many Brexit campaigners in her Conservative Party say she has betrayed her promise to pursue a clean break with the EU. Matt Hancock , Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has replaced Jeremy Hunt as Health Secretary.
Boris Johnson's resignation a selfish act, says Guto Bebb
May was asked by an opposition lawmaker Monday whether she would contest a vote of confidence if one came rather than resign. Top Brexiteer Michael Gove, an ally of Mr Davis , Mr Johnson and also Mrs May, said everybody was "in very good spirits".
Death Toll Exceeds 100 After Heavy Rainfall Slams Japan
A man and his wife protect their home from water with sand bags in Saka, Hiroshima prefecture. "I've lived here for 40 years". Local government officials said pumping trucks were being deployed to help restore access to some of the worst-hit areas.