“YouTube has hired Oona King, the British Labour peer and former London mayoral candidate, as its director of diversity and multicultural marketing.”  King, who currently serves as Channel 4’s diversity executive has straddled the line of politics and broadcasting all of her career.  "She was an MP for Bethnal Green & Bow between 1997 and 2005, before a two-year spell as a freelance journalist, broadcaster, and writer. She was a senior policy advisor on equality and diversity to former Prime Minister Gordon Brown from 2007 to 2009.“