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This is serious business. Today we’re helping you replace your cable and newspaper subscriptions with serious news Youtube channels.Welcome to the fifth episode of TopX, the brand new show where we countdown the very best that YouTube has to offer! You can vote on future episode topics here: Follow and share the series using hashtag #WMTopX and check us out at and

Special thanks our user MsOlivia for originally suggest the idea on our interactive Suggestion Tool at 🙂

Check out the voting page here,

While some of these channels definitely stretch the definition of serious, we still had to exclude channels that put a heavier emphasis on comedy then they do on information. We ranked our picks based on a mix of subscriber numbers and views, votes from our users, personal preference and impact on the YouTube community. Also seeing that this is the news, personal politics and company politics were not factored into our choices.

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