YouTube and Local TV in Community Journalism Experiment?

The future? Well, at least one version of it.  YouTube and KGO-TV in San Francisco (where YouTube is headquartered) are teaming up.    
Here’s how YouTube describes the marriage:  “We’re joining forces with our local ABC station, ABC7 (KGO-TV), to launch the ABC7 uReport powered by YouTube. ABC7 will use YouTube Direct to collect news footage from people in the San Francisco Bay Area. Residents of the Bay Area are invited to document the news and events happening where they live, work and play, and to submit those videos via YouTube Direct to the producers at ABC7. The team at ABC7 will feature newsworthy videos on television (Channel 7 in the Bay Area), on their website (ureport.abc7news.com), and on their YouTube channel (youtube.com/abc7news).”
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