Also In the News: Congress gets its own YouTube channel
Congress launched official YouTube channels this week where members of
the House and Senate can post videos of floor speeches, hearings or
ribbon-cuttings, according to news reports
On YouTube, members of Congress can create and control their videos on a House hub
and a Senate hub
, which help YouTube users find their representatives via a Google Map, the Washington Post reported today.
owned by Google, which has a growing presence in Washington, has hosted
“YouTube 101” sessions with congressional staff members, many in their
20s and quite familiar with the site. In some instances, young,
Web-savvy staffers are the ones pushing their bosses to get online,
according to the report.