Can Google’s New ‘Human Rights’ Channel Make A Difference? | TPM

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The channel, which is hosted under the web address youtube.com/humanrights, currently includes a number of videos filmed by activists around the globe, showing everything from Occupy Wall Street protests in New York to violent government raids in Syria.

The channel and the videos that appear there aren’t just the work of YouTube, however. Google-owned YouTube is partnering with WITNESS, a nonprofit advocacy organization founded by Peter Gabriel, and Storyful, a company that describes itself as a “social media ‘field producer’” for Web video.

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