Introducing the Daily Dot’s new syndicated YouTube correspondant. 

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More 800 million YouTube users need their YouTube news. Andy Smith is determined to give it to them.

Since 2007, the Ohio-based YouTuber has delivered the latest in community news, with stories ranging from the alarming to the heartwarming. Smith’s on the topics that you want to know and the stories that you need to know, and he’ll tell you how they’ll both affect your time on site.

Every Wednesday, the Daily Dot spotlights a video from Smith’s triweekly updated Lion’s Den channel.

In this episode, Smith talks about Toby Turner getting fired from CuteWinFail, “Your Daily Dose of Epicosity.”

He also hits on the arrest of bank robber Hannah Sabata, Ryan Leslie’s big bad promise, and a few industry changes on which to take note.

Photo via The Lion’s Den/YouTube

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