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Open News Editor — Storyful

Head of News at @Storyful. New media fangirl, snarky sports fan, cat lady & @ONA VP.

Mandy Jenkins is the Open News Editor for Storyful, a 24/7 social news agency that specializes in surfacing, verifying and sharing eyewitness journalism from around the world. In her role, she oversees Storyful’s outward-facing publications and collaborations with citizen and social journalists across the industry.

Mandy was previously the Managing Editor for Digital First Media’s Project Thunderdome, overseeing daily operations for the national newsroom, which published to ...

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Heat of the Moment: TBD's Twitter Presence and the Discovery Communications Hostage Situation

Heat of the Moment: TBD's Twitter Presence and the Discovery Communications Hostage Situation

Extending Our Global Footprint with the Launch of Storyful UK

blog.storyful.com — When I started at Storyful nearly two years ago, the company was going through a time of immense growth and change. At our tiny little New York bureau, we had five people tucked into the corner of a rented space on Sixth Avenue.

What We’ve Learned From YouTube Newswire (So Far)

What We’ve Learned From YouTube Newswire (So Far)
blog.storyful.com — In the earliest days of YouTube, those dark ages of the mid-Aughts, I was a web editor for the Cincinnati Enquirer, where I found myself regularly embroiled in internal arguments about whether or not the still-young platform was safe for our newsroom to use. "But there's always stolen copyrighted material in those videos."

Breaking News and Social Verification - #ONACamp

Breaking News and Social Verification - #ONACamp
slideshare.net — Director of News at Storyful at Storyful Published on Tips, tools and best practices for searching social networks, finding eyewitnesses and verifying social content in breaking news situations (and beyond). Presented June 12, 2015 at the Indianapolis ... Tips, tools and best practices for searching social networks, finding eyewitnesses and verifying social content in breaking news situations (and beyond).

Syria Chemical Weapons Attack Investigation

A Visual History: Chronicling Conflicts Using Social Video

A Visual History: Chronicling Conflicts Using Social Video
blog.storyful.com — Social media has given us a front row seat to the intimate details of life inside conflict zones, pulling back the curtain in countries where information is sometimes only as good as the internet connection. As the landscape of war changes, news organizations are increasingly turning to social media to cover foreign conflict.

Sarah Glover KipCamp Instagram Presentation

Sarah Glover KipCamp Instagram Presentation
slideshare.net — Published on Sarah Glover, social media editor at NBC Owned Television Stations, stops by the Ohio State's Digital Media Summit on November 18, 2014 to talk social media. With Kim Kardashian's "Kimye wedding kiss" ... Sarah Glover, social media editor at NBC Owned Television Stations, stops by the Ohio State's Digital Media Summit on November 18, 2014 to talk social media.

Lessons learned from a (briefly) disconnected life

Lessons learned from a (briefly) disconnected life
zombiejournalism.com — For three weeks in September, I lived without a cell phone of any kind. When I was away from home or work, I was an island. This wasn't some grand experiment staged so that I could write a blog post about it and wow you all with my insights into Disconnected Life - it just happened.

Word is going around on Twitter, thanks to Rolling Stone's Tim Dickinson, that…

Word is going around on Twitter, thanks to Rolling Stone's Tim Dickinson, that…
plus.google.com — Word is going around on Twitter, thanks to Rolling Stone's Tim Dickinson, that this Twitter user,@TheePharoah may have live-tweeted the shooting of Michael Brown in #ferguson . Working on verifying the source.

YourAnonNews (a Twitter account for Anonymous) circulated this image purporting…

YourAnonNews (a Twitter account for Anonymous) circulated this image purporting…
plus.google.com — YourAnonNews (a Twitter account for Anonymous) circulated this image purporting to be from the Facebook page of the wife of the police chief in Ferguson, MO. The image turned out to be a hoax, though the account itself was real, belonging to Catherine Nardi, who has no connection to Ferguson.

We're looking into more details on this image, source and story from #Gaza.…

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May 05, 2016

Verification is just as important on "viral" social stories as it is on hard news, says @Storyful's @Kevind04: medium.com/@Storyful/veri…

May 03, 2016

If you're a newsroom manager looking for a little help, check out this free leadership institute from @NewsEditors: asne.org/blog_home.asp?…

May 02, 2016

.@rkennedy228 on the plight of the wrongly accused, the 'collateral damage' of rapid-fire social newsgathering: firstdraftnews.com/the-collateral…

Apr 29, 2016

In the race to name suspects in breaking news situations, journalists have falsely accused innocent people. Why? firstdraftnews.com/the-collateral…

Apr 28, 2016

Just a few days left to contribute to my bike ride supporting @ONA's legal efforts. Tell your friends (or enemies)! gofundme.com/ptzxnz8s


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