As newspaper criticism fades, YouTube video essay flourish
MARCH 23, 2016
In YouTube’s golden era, video essays are winning over millennials. In Honest Trailers, an essay produced by the YouTube channel Screen Junkies, the creator criticizes a single movie. This is similar to a critic’s review in a newspaper or magazine column. For example, former MSNBC producer Evan Puschak published The Evolution of Batman’s Gotham City to the YouTube channel The Nerdwriter.