Turning your news into entertainment is nothing new. But now more and more viewers are taking the transformation into their own hands. The plethora of material being put out by major media outlets is providing plenty of opportunities.
24-hour news channels may not provide truly in-depth analysis of current issues, but they do provide material for YouTube remix artists. In this video, the birther movement’s Orly Taitz is the latest target.
Aspiring remix artists can look to pros like the Colbert Report for inspiration. Just check out this remix of Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele from March.
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Trending: Older & Mild
Research: 3,410 clicks in 354 w
Interest: > 3 minutes
Concept: Remixing The News
Related: 52 examples / 40 photos
Segment: Males, 12-55
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