If your dream for the next year is to spend as much of it as possible watching political campaign ads and the parodies thereof, then YouTube has just made your life a lot easier (Also, you might want to think up a more fulfilling dream). The site launched YouTube Politics yesterday, a new channel dedicated to “the latest campaign ads, parodies, gotchas, and speeches, offering you a 360-view of the election.”
According to YouTube news and politics manager Ramya Raghavan, the site “wanted to paint a really holistic view for what politics looks like on YouTube… We’re seeing that citizens have an enormous appetite for getting political information online.”
This is just the latest move by parent company Google to become involved in next year’s Presidential election; the company already co-hosted the Fox News Republican Debate in September. In 2007, YouTube itself partnered with CNN for a debate, but no similar event has been announced as yet for next year’s election.
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