Report: YouTube to Fund Far-Left Young Turks Journalism ‘Academy’

Young Turks founder Cenk Uygur has repeatedly faced controversy over his past comments

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Google-owned video platform YouTube will provide funding to the Young Turks, one of the largest far-left channels on YouTube, to create an online “journalism” course called “TYT Academy,” reports Axios.

Axios reports that the investment is in the “mid-six figures” range.

“The investment is part of YouTube’s $25 million commitment to news efforts, which is part of the $300 million Google News Initiative that was announced in 2018.”

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