News King of YouTube: RT versus Young Turks

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The international online news organization RT is doing a virtual victory lap right now, congratulating itself on reaching 2 billion views — making it the largest online news organization of them all.

“RT content on Youtube has generated over 3 times as many views as CNN & Euronews respectively, and 2.5 times Al Jazeera’s viewership. over 540 million views were generated by the network to date in 2014,” a news piece put out by the RT site declares.

Of course, The Young Turks Network might have something to say about who the bigger dude in online news reporting is. So we thought we’d take a look at some stats to see who comes out on top:

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Wow, okay, looking at the numbers, it isn’t even close. Still, The Young Turks boasts the LARGEST ONLINE NEWS SHOW IN THE WORLD, so if you want to split hairs, hell, they’re both pretty good.

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The point is: the news online, it’s covered, people!

 

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