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One Year Later, YouTube Pulling The Plug On 60% Of Its Original Content Channels

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http://techcrunch.com – By a show of hands, who regularly watches content from YouTube’s so-called channels? You know, the channels partly funded by YouTube with the goal to make YouTube more like traditional television. So hands up. No one? Yeah, that’s about right. Last October, YouTube announced a major push towards original, high-quality content with a slew of partnerships with top web video producers. YouTube said at launch the goal of these channels is to “[give] you more reasons to keep coming back again and again”. But it’s time to trim the fat. And just like in traditional television, t (IT news)