YouTube video appears in Google News

A YouTube video from AlJazeeraEnglish appeared on the home page of Google News today. It features an interview with Kurdish separatist leader Murat Karayilan. See below.

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Back on May 23, 2007, IDG News Service asked Nathan Stoll, the product manager of Google News if he had any plans to add a video component to Google News. Stoll said then, “We don’t want to preannounce any features, but our Google News philosophy is to give users access to all the perspectives on a news story. To the extent that a lot of those are in video and becoming available online, we’d certainly love to make those perspectives available and easily discoverable.” Well, those perspectives are now available and easily discoverable.

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