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Chief Audience Officer — Texas Tribune
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 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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ProPublica Announces 2016 Civic News Lab Fellows

ProPublica Announces 2016 Civic News Lab Fellows
propublica.org — We're thrilled to introduce Amana Kaskazi and Paola Villarreal as ProPublica's first Civic News Lab fellows. Amana and Paola will spend 10 weeks embedded in ProPublica's newsroom this summer, building and testing tools that engage audiences in our journalism in impactful ways.

Apply for ProPublica’s Civic News Lab

Apply for ProPublica’s Civic News Lab
propublica.org — How can we make it easier for audiences to participate in the news gathering process? How can we facilitate better connections between audiences and journalists? And how can we create news applications that both inform and inspire offline actions? These are some of the questions ProPublica will be tackling this summer during a 10-week Civic News Lab.

Celebrating Spotlight: ProPublica Picks The Best Journalism Movies

Celebrating Spotlight: ProPublica Picks The Best Journalism Movies
propublica.org — This weekend, the journalism world will be watching the Oscars with an unusual level of excitement and expectation. Forty years after Hollywood made journalism glamorous in All the President's Men, the makers of Spotlight have revived a national appreciation for the kind of shoe-leather reporting that inspires newsrooms, but is rarely celebrated by the masses.

Join CPNN to talk about crowdsourcing workflows

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.

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

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.

Patient Safety Voices Reporting Recipe

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.

The Voices of Patient Harm

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.

Transcript: How Not to Handle a Rape Investigation

Transcript: 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 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

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.
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May 05, 2016

RT @KnoxHawkins: You can now background check those Tinder dates. @ProPublica will teach you how next week. twitter.com/NiemanLab/stat…

May 04, 2016

@7SkiesTech cc @terryparrisjr who can connect on future projects, including one that may have potential re: Mexico. never too late :)

May 04, 2016

@dhgerson yes! in this case, work and my people finally align! thanks daniela. and see you in ATX

May 04, 2016

the only time I miss tv is when I need to tweet about an Amazon show (the Americans) the rest of you already saw (Paige! how could you?) 😮

May 04, 2016

RT @multiahjussi: Just wanted to repost this excellent piece by @katchow. If, like me, you've lost a parent, this will resonate. https://t.twitter.com/katchow/status…o/u2MglusEEb

May 04, 2016

@katchow beautiful essay, Kat. thank you. I lost a ring of my late mother’s in high school. it still think about it.


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