The Young Turks mastermind Cenk Uygur joins Buzzsaw to discuss the need to tell the truth in media, why cable news is obsolete, and political reform with Wolf-pac. Discussing everything from the Kardashians, to his time spent at Current TV and where libertarians, liberals and the Tea Party agree, he shares his mind with Tyrel Ventura and Sean Stone in this extended and uncensored interview.
Cenk Uygur is host and co-founder of The Young Turks online which is the largest news show on the Internet. Featuring a group of progressive, outspoken journalists and commentators discussing politics and pop culture in an unscripted, no-holds-barred atmosphere that breaks the mold of traditional cable news programming.
The Young Turks (TYT) online has a verified global audience of more than 30 million views a month and over a billion total video views, making it one of the most watched online news shows covering politics, pop culture and lifestyle.
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Buzzsaw Short Clips Playlist:
00:02 Welcome to Buzzsaw.
01:14 – The Future of TYT
03:10 – Differences Between Television and Online
09:30 Who cares about broadcast tv?
15:00 – 4 Box Explanation and What Has Changed (Facades for Money)
17:45 – The Future of News (Online & TV Merger) TV = Pool, Online = Ocean
20:05 – Dealing with Sources and Who to Trust
23:30 – How Do We Keep Investigative Journalists? (The Guardian)
26:00 Explaining the Wolf-pac
32:30 – How Do People Get Involved in Wolf Pac?
35:00 – A Future in Politics?
39:30 – “I Want to Be Bigger Than All the Other Networks in the World.”
41:00 – TYT Has to Be Honest (Couric vs. Kardashian)
45:55 What Constitutes a Journalist?