So who’s on YouTube?: The X Factor

August 27, 2007

This is Simon Cowell’s American Idol-like show in the UK. Unlike American Idol (whose rights are owned by Rupert Murdoch, who also owns MySpace, a competitor to YouTube), the X Factor has its own channel on YouTube. The outrageous video above seemed to me pretty staged. The singer in the video below is pretty good.  Th X Factor UK just joined YouTube this month.  I’m sure it will get a lot of views.


Interview about my study on the presidential candidates on YouTube

August 27, 2007

News: I was interviewed in an op-ed published in the Columbus Dispatch about the study I conducted on the presidential candidate videos on YouTube. As you might have guessed, the hot topic of conversation was Ron Paul.