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Obama’s fireside chats on YouTube

posted by Jason Kottke   Nov 17, 2008

Aha, Obama will be doing online fireside chats, but in video format on YouTube.

Online political observers say President-elect Obama’s innovative, online-fueled campaign will likely evolve into a new level of online communication between the public and the White House — the Internet-era version of President Franklin Roosevelt’s famous “fireside chats” between 1933 and 1944.

Here’s Obama’s first video address as President-Elect. His transition team, potential cabinet members, and other experts will also be recording videos in the coming weeks.

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