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YouTube launches three news projects: YouTube NewsWire, First Draft and Witness Media Lab. About this company posted in its official blog.

YouTube launches three news projects: YouTube NewsWire, First Draft and Witness Media Lab. About this company posted in its official blog.
YouTube will create NewsWire in a union with news agency Storyful. The channel will consist of the most interesting news videos from eyewitnesses. Storyful employees will be responsible for checkingvideo reliability and will select the best stories.
FirstDraft will focus on finding information on social networks; will be responsible of its confirmation and the ethics of its use as a proven source. On site of the project, which will put to work this fall, detailed training, awareness materials and articleswill be posted.
The project Witness MediaLab will be dedicated to the fight against human rights violations, including using videos made by eyewitnesses. One of the first topics that authors of the project plan to consider the will be the fight against illegal use of violence by law enforcement officials in the United States.

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