Peter Lauria

Introducing Reuters TV

Today we announced the launch of Reuters TV, a new YouTube channel featuring 10 news, commentary and analysis programs covering hard news, finance, politics, technology and special Reuters investigations. The programming will appear on Reuters.com and on Reuters redesigned YouTube channel.

Reuters is the biggest news provider among the nearly 100 partners YouTube is working with as it creates original Internet-based programming and reinvents itself as a channel-based video site. The new shows were developed by television news veteran and Reuters global executive producer Barclay Palmer.

The  following 10 programs will feature highly produced reports and commentary from many of Reuters award-winning, nearly 3,000 journalists around the world: (more…)

Zynga’s $7B online game secrets

How did Zynga games such as Farmville launch the company to a $7 billion valuation? Reuters’ tech editor Peter Lauria, social media editor Anthony DeRosa and reporter Liana Baker spill the secrets to Zynga’s addictive gaming platforms.

The Exchange: Rudderless Yahoo needs direction

Reuters Breakingviews U.S. Editor Rob Cox discusses the uncertain future of Yahoo with David Weidner, columnist for the Wall Street Journal and Marketwatch, and Peter Lauria, media editor at Reuters.