PBS NewsHour

The highs and lows of being a professional online streamer

Clip: 07/12/2018 | 9m 8s Video has closed captioning.

As more people consume video online, "streaming" is the internet's version of live TV, but with instant feedback from fans. How have star streamers turned activities like taping themselves playing video games into profitable careers? Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports from DreamHack, a gaming convention in Austin, Texas.

Aired: 07/12/18

Rating: NR

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