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ITN TruthLoader on YouTube

November 27, 2012

ITN, ITV and C4’s news provider, has launched TruthLoader — a YouTube channel that will carry amateur coverage of  hotspots around the world and whose investigations will be led by discussion a dedicated discussion group on the Reddit community.

TruthLoader is funded by YouTube’s originals programme (which gives UK producers up to £500,000) and brings ‘professionalised’ video to citizen journalism. Presenter Phil Harper will also host a weekly live video debate with citizen journalists over Google Hangouts and Skype.

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