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Open News Editor — Storyful
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Open News Editor @Storyful. Formerly @DFMThunderdome, @HuffPostPol & @TBD. New media fangirl, snarky sports fan, cat lady & ONA board member.

Mandy Jenkins's Biography

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

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…

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…

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.…

plus.google.com — We're looking into more details on this image, source and story from #Gaza . Anyone else seen more on it besides the photo? 

We're examining this extremely graphic video identified as being from the…

plus.google.com — مركز الرقة الإعلامي تابعونا على facebook.com/r.m.c.alraaqqaa تابعونا على twitter.com/rmcraqqa تابعونا على youtube.com/user/rmcalraqqa تابعونا على youtube.com...

FranceTV info has published this video reportedly depicting the Air #Algerie …

plus.google.com — FranceTV info has published this video reportedly depicting the Air #Algerie #AH5017 crash site in Mali. Does anyone have information as to the original source of the video? Was it distributed by the Burkina Faso military?

Heat of the Moment: Discovery Communications Hostage Situation

storify.com — On September 1, 2010 around 1:20 p.m., a gunman entered Discovery Communications headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland and fired a handgun. He took three people hostage, beginning a stand-off with police. TBD, which has launched less than a month before the events took place, has its first big news story.

Thunderdome Networking Breakfast and Happy Hour 4/16... Tickets, New York

eventbrite.com — PLEASE NOTE VENUE CHANGE! New venue is the Wall Street Inn (a block from DFM office). Digital First Media is closing down its national digital news hub -- Project Thunderdome -- over the coming weeks. That means that there are several dozen awesome digital journalists up for grabs.

Crowdsourcing for Journalism: KipCamp 2014

slideshare.net — Crowdsourcing tools and tips for journalists, including tips on verifying information found on social media. From the April 201r edition of the Kiplinger Fel...

Debt Ceiling Deal: What Would You Do?

huffingtonpost.com — For the past several weeks, Congress and the White House have been debating what to do about the nation's debt limit before a projected default on Aug. 2. Attempts by Republican leaders and President Barack Obama to reach a deal to raise the debt ceiling have recently gotten very testy.
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Oct 21, 2014

Is the time right for a social network that pays users (not just influencers) for their content? bit.ly/ZF7Oe6 (via @NYBizFischer)

Oct 21, 2014

.@torystarr also notes journos should be using FB tools like Graph Search & @fbnewswire for newsgathering: bit.ly/1t925dF

Oct 21, 2014

A friendly reminder there are many more journalistic reasons to use @Facebook than mere link promotion: bit.ly/1t925dF

Oct 21, 2014

RT @r2000c: As many as 10% of TV ads could include crowdsourcing elements by the end of the decade. mashable.com/2014/10/21/the… @Storyful for brands...

Oct 20, 2014

So, seriously, did everyone just see that WR to WR pass the #Steelers pulled off? I’ve missed that trickeration.

Oct 20, 2014

RT @mattburgess1: The chair of a House of Lords committee looking at drones was "horrified" when she recently discovered Google Maps pic.twitter.com/ic9Ronu0d6

Oct 20, 2014

.@iandrej's photo of the white lion cubs at Belgrade Zoo is all you need today (via @AFP) pic.twitter.com/QVtwr2wlRv

Oct 20, 2014

"If you don’t know why you’re meeting, don’t meet"(seriously) bit.ly/1t5Jejy



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