YouTube launches effort to verify eyewitness footage

YouTube has launched three new tools aimed at verifying eyewitness footage of events uploaded to the platform.

The video platform has become a go-to destination for breaking news footage. From the Arab Spring and the Green Revolution, to the Charlie Hebdo Attacks and the Protests in Ferguson, some of the most important stories have unfolded on the platform.

Watch the RTS Student Awards on Sky Arts and YouTube

The best of student television making was celebrated at the RTS Student Television Awards earlier this month.

Adam Buxton will present highlights of the awards, RTS Student Awards, tonight (Friday 19th June) at 7pm on Sky Arts.

A selection of the nominated films will also be broadcast in full on Sky Arts later this summer. 

Many of the nominated films can be viewed on the RTS YouTube channel, or below