New York Times: Russia’s Favored Outlet Is an Online News Giant. YouTube Helped.

New York Times: Russia’s Favored Outlet Is an Online News Giant. YouTube Helped.. “When the state-backed Russian news channel RT became the first news organization to surpass one billion views on YouTube in 2013, it marked the achievement with a retrospective of its most popular videos and a special guest — one of the Google-owned site’s senior executives.”