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More coverage of the emergence of live news coverage on platforms like Twitch, YouTube and TikTok, this item from the University of Oregon, where the research was conducted. I'm a regular viewer and financial supporter of Reporting from Ukraine, a good example of this. "Twitch users relish communicating live with each other and the streamer through a text-based chat room. That 'liveness' redefines the concept of 'live news' in that the content producer and audiences parse news together in real time, each contributing content or sources and together analyzing information. This relationship forced the three channels to make operational decisions toward balancing engagement with editorial independence." Via Michelle Manafy.

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