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Open News Editor — Storyful

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 31, 2014

Excited to hear @SlackHQ is building in message replies inside conversations: bit.ly/1DDkmA8

Oct 30, 2014

If you don't like other journalists telling your newsroom how to change - then what are you doing to find solutions? bit.ly/1tWln6n

Oct 30, 2014

Observed at LAX: "Do you have Michelob Ultra?" "No sir, sorry." "Too bad. I guess I'll just take water." I fail to see the difference here

Oct 30, 2014

I expected more gnashing of teeth over these news exprimenters publishing directly to social networks: bit.ly/1xFFK5B

Oct 30, 2014

Words can't express my sadness over this total implosion of the Cincinnati Enquirer: bit.ly/13lISuC Lots of great people are gone

Oct 29, 2014

@meranduh Thats addressed in the report, too. Interesting stuff. Whether or not we want it - the confidence in that achievement is huge

Oct 29, 2014

@ryanbeckwith @Storyful Thanks! Luckily, these guys are awesome with or without my meddling.

Oct 29, 2014

An encouraging stat: 51% of millennial women feel they will be able to rise to the top of their workplaces bit.ly/1tNC1VQ



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