The Emerging Role of the Citizen Editor Curator on YouTube
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While YouTube is playing a unique role in providing raw video of the unrest in the Middle East to the Web, and to many of the world's news organizations, the giant video site doesn't actually organize or vet video. Helping organize breaking news is a legion of "experts" - YT users who may be in the region or not, but play an important role in curating the video to their own pages, explains Olivia Ma, manager of news at YouTube.