British government doesn’t allow comments on its YouTube channel

A YouTube video of Prime Minister Gordon Brown picking his nose has attracted more than 630,000 views; a video of one of his political opponents haranguing him before the European Parliament has 2 million views. Meanwhile, a video of Brown discussing members of parliaments’ expenses, which was posted to the official Downing Street YouTube channel, attracted only 4,000 views. On the YouTube channel, you won’t read any negative comments—they were switched off. A spokeswoman said it was nec…

Ragan Insider Premium Content
Ragan Insider Content
To read the full story, log in.
Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content.
Sign up today

Already a member? Log in here.
Learn more about Ragan Insider.