YouTube has always been championed as an alternative platform for news and TV, but sometimes it seems more like like a playground for cat fanatics. But the Pew Research Center says that people getting their news from YouTube is a trend on the rise. And they're not the only ones noticing, as more than half of the most viewed clips that fall under news are from professional outlets.

How do you primarily get your news these days? Is it still via print, radio and TV? Is it from blogs and podcasts? Or have you hopped on the YouTube bandwagon? [Pew via PC Mag]