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New York, NY
Senior Engagement Editor — ProPublica
Covers:  investigative journalism, engagement, crowdsourcing, collaborative journalism, social media, user generated content

senior engagement editor @ProPublica. #cpnn cheerleader. sometime teacher. misplaced texan. love to eat, travel, & travel to eat. email amanda@propublica.org

Amanda Zamora's Biography

Amanda Zamora is senior engagement editor at ProPublica. Previously, she led The Washington Post's online election coverage as national digital editor. She first joined the Post in 2003, spending six years as an online editor and producer for various departments, including the investigative reporting unit, before serving as its first social media and engagement editor from 2010 – 2011. Zamora began her journalism career at the Austin American-Statesman as an ...

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Join CPNN to talk about crowdsourcing workflows

medium.com — Join CPNN to talk about crowdsourcing workflows The Crowd-Powered News Network is hosting it's second community call on Thursday, Feb. 4 at 2:30 pm ET (sneak peek below). Our community conference calls are a way for us to connect in realtime from our corners of the news and take a closer look at crowd-powered projects and tools.
Jan 21, 2016

We're going to be geeking out on crowdsourcing workflows on our next #CPNN community call. See you there? bit.ly/1nbu1fZ

Unlocking the power of crowdsourcing by working with readers - and other journalists

medium.com — More than 1,000 patients or their loved ones shared their experiences of patient harm with ProPublica. Our team has been analyzing those responses internally with Screendoor, a powerful tool for collecting, searching and maintaining user-generated content. We're also using Screendoor to power the Voices of Patient Harm, our first comprehensive look at the responses to our patient harm questionnaire.
Jan 15, 2016

My take on #towcrowd report: Unlocking the power of crowdsourcing by working w/ readers — & other journalists bit.ly/1ZpDD2N #cpnn

Jan 15, 2016

My take on #towcrowd report: Unlocking the power of crowdsourcing by working with readers — and other journalists. bit.ly/1NbDskJ

Jan 16, 2016

RT @amzam: My take on #towcrowd report: Unlocking the power of crowdsourcing by working w/ readers — & other journalists https://t.co/Q8ujP…

Jan 22, 2016

RT @anxiaostudio: Great read from @amzam on how crowdsourcing + collab journalism can tell global stories medium.com/crowd-powered-… pic.twitter.com/Gi2BSTdocb

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Patient Safety Voices Reporting Recipe

propublica.org — Define the relationship. The reporter and the patient need to agree to the terms of their relationship. The two must cooperate, but the journalist is independent and needs to seek the truth by speaking to everyone involved in the story, including medical providers who may or may not have been responsible for the harm.
Dec 18, 2015

'Within a matter of 24 hrs my life changed forever' Help @ProPublica report on patent harm. bit.ly/1lXjpRQ pic.twitter.com/KSllczfB9k

The Voices of Patient Harm

propublica.org — What We Learned from the ProPublica Patient Harm Questionnaire Patient safety is one of the most talked about topics in medicine today, but it's rare to hear from patients who have been injured. Now, ProPublica has gathered more than 1,000 stories of patient harm, from all 50 states, as reported by patients or their loved ones.
Dec 18, 2015

Only 1 in 10 people who did our questionnaire said health care provider voluntarily acknowledged patient harm bit.ly/1PdSRXK

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Discussion: How Not to Handle a Rape Investigation

propublica.org — Detectives investigating a Lynnwood, Washington, teenager's rape in our latest investigation, An Unbelievable Story of Rape, concluded she hadn't been assaulted based in part on "her answers and body language" during an interview with police.

ProPublica Major Investigations: An Unbelievable Story of Rape

propublica.org — On December 16, ProPublica and The Marshall Project publish the latest in our yearlong examination of how police investigate rape in America. Sign up below for our major investigations email to get this story delivered to your inbox.

Interview a Vietnam Veteran with ProPublica, The Virginian-Pilot and StoryCorps

pilotonline.com — This summer, ProPublica and our partners at The Virginian-Pilot asked Vietnam-era veterans to help us investigate the generational impact of Agent Orange exposure by sharing their stories with us. More than 3,400 people have done so, including nearly 600 spouses, sons and daughters of veterans.

StoryCorps and ProPublica Team Up to Gather Interviews from Vietnam Veterans

propublica.org — Twitter Twitter Facebook Facebook volumelow Podcast RSS RSS ProPublica and The Virginian-Pilot are exploring the effects of the chemical mixture Agent Orange on Vietnam veterans and their families, as well as their fight for benefits. This summer, ProPublica and our partners at The Virginian-Pilot asked Vietnam-era veterans to help us investigate the generational impact of Agent Orange exposure by sharing their stories with us.
Nov 16, 2015

Did your loved one serve in Vietnam? Interview a veteran with @propublica and @storycorps propublica.org/getinvolved/it…

Nov 16, 2015

RT @charlesornstein: Did your loved one serve in Vietnam? Interview a veteran with @propublica and @storycorps propublica.org/getinvolved/it…

Nov 16, 2015

How cool is this? We're partnering with @storycorps to collect Vet stories on #AgentOrange. Help us out. propublica.org/getinvolved/it…

Nov 16, 2015

RT @charlesornstein: Did your loved one serve in Vietnam? Interview a veteran with @propublica and @storycorps propublica.org/getinvolved/it…

Nov 16, 2015

am such a fan of @StoryCorps, it brings me GREAT PLEASURE to share our @ProPublica partnership. Interview a veteran: bit.ly/1HQAkPx

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Why Engagement Editors Should Go Beyond Promotion, and Tell Stories with the Audience

mediashift.org — I have a confession to make. I hate my job title. And I bet many other social and audience editors/producers/specialists/coordinators/managers probably do, too. On the one hand, it's been gratifying to see the proliferation of audience roles in the newsroom over the last five years (Julia Haslanger counted at least 81 different audience-related job titles in a recent survey of journalism jobs).
Oct 22, 2015

Appreciate that @MSIdeaLab kept my 🙋 in there. ;) Why engagement editors should tell stories WITH their audience bit.ly/1hXLVzS

Oct 22, 2015

Why Engagement Editors Shouldn't Just Promote Content, but Work with the Audience, by @amzam / @msidealab ow.ly/TJpfC

Oct 22, 2015

Why Engagement Editors Should Go Beyond Promotion, and Tell Stories with the Audience bit.ly/1kwdz8S by @amzam

Oct 22, 2015

"To dismiss the audience editor’s creative capabilities is to dismiss the audience’s creative capabilities." -@amzam ow.ly/TJphz

Oct 22, 2015

Social editor is the child of copy editor, public editor, paperboy? No way, says @amzam ow.ly/TJpke

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Blankenship’s Grip on Coal Country, Biker Gangs and More in #MuckReads Weekly

propublica.org — Some of the best #MuckReads we read this week. Want to receive these by email? Sign up to get this briefing delivered to your inbox every weekend. Like this story? Sign up for our Print Print Twitter Twitter Facebook Facebook volumelow Podcast RSS RSS daily newsletter to get more of our best work.
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Feb 11, 2016

RT @anxiaostudio: How the NYT team used both field work and quant data to inform the launch of NYT Español. Good stuff twitter.com/DigitalAnika/s…

Feb 10, 2016

RT @ProPublica: Read any good investigative journalism lately? Don't forget to tweet #MuckReads — and sign up for our ✉ cards.twitter.com/cards/8p24f/wm3

Feb 10, 2016

New study: long-term risk of suicide 3x greater for adults who've had even one concussion scientificamerican.com/article/a-sing… twitter.com/MegMcCloskey/s…

Feb 10, 2016

RT @AlecMacGillis: Remarkable: Trump even won almost a quarter of NH GOP voters who favor offering legal status to illegal immigrants. bloombergview.com/articles/2016-…

Feb 10, 2016

@JessicaValenti I do this too. But can't part with them. What do they even mean??? (I'm restraining my !s here)

Feb 10, 2016

RT @TheFix: Ben Carson has been spending a ton of money for not a lot of votes wpo.st/RKUA1 pic.twitter.com/lFYhaX1TJm


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