Cenk Uygur's Blog

Host and Founder of The Young Turks

Cenk Uygur

Cenk Uygur
Location
Los Angeles, California,
Birthday
March 21
Title
Host & CEO
Company
The Young Turks
Bio
Cenk Uygur is host of The Young Turks, the first ever live, daily web television talk show. The Young Turks is the largest online news show in the world. The show is one of the Top 50 You Tube Partners, with over 30 million views a month on the The Young Turks You Tube Channel.

First, let me be clear that this is not intended for the hosts on MSNBC. It's management that's the issue. The way Phil Griffin has his hosts trot out for one apology after another is revolting. At least, he included himself in the genuflecting to the right-wing last time around. TheRead full post »

NOVEMBER 5, 2012 3:45PM

10 Ways to Make Roommates LOVE You!

Whether or not you and your roommate are best friends and attached at the hip, or just tolerate each other with mild amusement, there's always room for improvement in one of your most important college relationships. Watch the video and find
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NOVEMBER 5, 2012 3:16PM

Mascot.. Its What's for Dinner?

I hope you didn't just have lunch... because Green Mountain College is making headlines with its truly weird menu... the campus mascots Lou and Bill the oxen. Is this controversial move a good idea for the college? Watch the video and find out
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Michael Shure (www.twitter.com host of TwenTYTwelve speaks with Laurie Perez (www.twitter.com Reporter from Fox Connecticut about the race for Senate between Chris Murphy and Linda McMahon in Connecticut. Tell us in the
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Rape has always been an important issue, but when and why did it become such an obsession with Republicans, and why do there need to be so many different definitions and categories of the term? When did the right wing
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NOVEMBER 4, 2012 5:00PM

Montana Senate Race

Michael Shure (www.twitter.com host of TwenTYTwelve speaks with Mike Dennison (www.twitter.com Reporter Montana Lee Newspapers State Bureau about the Montana Senate Race between Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-Mont.). Tell us in the comment section be
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Go to www.indiegogo.com to pre-order the film and contribute. The film is being sent out to film festivals, but it's not 100% complete and we need your help to finish it! "Mad as Hell: Rise of The
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"LA porn stars have significantly higher rates of sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) than legal prostitutes in Nevada, according to a report published Tuesday. A study of 168 adult industry actors in Los Angeles County found th
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In space, no one can hear you scream. Wait... let's test it! Cambridge University Space Flight is having students record their screams, which will be loaded onto a smart phone and broadcast from orbit. Yeah, its a little weird. Watc
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"You can already hear all the likely jokes at the Supreme Court, about the justices going to the dogs. But the issue being argued Wednesday is deadly serious: whether police can take a trained drug-detection dog up to a house to smell
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"With lower pay than men, women could have a tougher time handling the same amount of student debt. Researchers Christianne Corbett and Catherine Hill used 2009 data from the US Department of Education's National Center for Education Stati
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"Police have arrested a mother and father in Kashmir for allegedly murdering their teenage daughter by throwing acid on her in an honour killing. Anosh Zafar, 16, was attacked after her father, Mohammed Zafar, saw her '
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"A bill introduced by a group of Republican state lawmakers in Pennsylvania this week set off alarms at the Children's Defense Fund, which told Raw Story on Thursday that the proposal boils down to "starving children"
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Stacey Dash have been attacked on twitter for her position about the 2012 elections. On part 2 Bruno will then talk about Romney's video about the 47 percent, where he gives up on almost half the country. All
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"Archaeologists in eastern Bulgaria say they have unearthed the oldest prehistoric town ever found in Europe, along with an ancient salt production site that gives a strong clue about why massive riches were discovered in the
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NOVEMBER 4, 2012 11:00AM

Obesity Epidemic Forces Cattle MRI Use

"Many hospitals have failed to invest in 'supersize' equipment suited to morbidly obese patients, they said. Investigations by surgeons at North Bristol NHS Trust found only one in six hospitals had access to MRI or CT scanners capable of
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Cenk Uygur, Michael Shure (Political Correspondent, The Young Turks, Current TV), and John Iadarola (Host, TYT University) break down their projections for whether Barack Obama or Mitt Romney will be elected president on Tuesday, and by w
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Cenk Uygur (www.twitter.com host of The Young Turks discusses a stunt by Conservative blogger Steven Crowder in which he stole candy from kids. Tell us what you think of the stunt in the comment section below. Watch the original video: www.youtu
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"Boobs in low-cut shirts, boobs in sports bras, boobs in showers and boobs in a baby's mouth. It's these sorts of images that make up the latest overtly sexy breast cancer public service announcement. The ad, created by Chile
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NOVEMBER 3, 2012 8:00PM

Indiana's Senate Race Update

Michael Shure (www.twitter.com host of TwenTYTwelve discusses the Indiana Senate race with Political Reporter Mary Beth Schneider (www from The Indianapolis Star. What impact has Richard Lugar's retirement had on this race. Tell us what you think of this
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NOVEMBER 3, 2012 5:00PM

October Jobs Report

John Iadarola, Michael Shure and Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks discuss the October Jobs report, which includes Octobers numbers as well as revised numbers for August and September. Do you think this report will help or hurt President Barack Obama in the upcoming election
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NOVEMBER 3, 2012 4:00PM

Pastor: Good Sex Will Save The Nation

"A billboard outside an Arvada church is turning heads, and some are asking if the message "Good sex can save our nation" belongs in front of a church. Pastor Rick Long with Grace Church of Arvada says the message is a
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Aa surprise decision by President Hamid Karzai to rename the Kabul Education University after ethnic Tajik warlord and former President Burhanuddin Rabbani, who was assassinated a year ago by a Taliban suicide bomber when Rabba
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"A victory for Carl DeMaio, who is locked in a tight mayoral race, would make San Diego the second-largest city in the country to elect an openly gay mayor, and by far the largest to elect a gay
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"Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought on Tuesday to convince Arab states that an Israeli military strike on Iran would benefit them, removing a potential threat and easing tensions across the Middle East. Netanyahu has made
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