Economy

Twitch streamers become go-to news source for campus protest coverage

As hundreds of police officers descended on UCLA’s campus last week, Bret Hamilton, a 31-year-old Twitch streamer who covers news and politics, documented their every move. He trailed the officers as they barreled their way through pro-Palestinian student protesters who were protecting an encampment at the center of the campus. Thousands of people watched Hamilton’s stream live as he narrated the chaos.

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