NEW YORK — CBS News is finding increased online video views with effective use of social media tools, Dan Farber, Editor-in-Chief, told me this afternoon.

We met in a busy newsroom which was preparing for a special webcast hosted Katie Couric with Huffington Post's Arianna Huffington, The Atlantic's Political Editor Marc Ambinder,'s Chief Political Correspondent Mike Allen, CBS News Senior Political Correspondent Jeff Greenfield, and CBS News Chief White House Correspondent Chip Reid.

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Dan told me that news gathering will be expanding beyond the traditional camera crews, with reporters and producers using Skype Video and other tools.

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