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Study: YouTube is fast becoming a major platform for news

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Where do you get your news?  Well, abc3340.com and ABC 33/40 on air, of course!

But, how often do you turn to YouTube? A new Pew Research Center Project for Excellence in Journalism found a growing number of people use YouTube to find eyewitness videos in times of major events and natural disasters.

Viewership for TV news is still way ahead in this ball game, but YouTube is a growing digital space where professional journalism mingles with citizen content.