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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 24, 2014

Cool! This @JerrySeinfeld video starts right in front of @storyful NYC on 6th Ave. Sad we missed it! on.fb.me/1tjF5J4

Oct 23, 2014

@sdec ah, I was joking. Everything else in the subway is way more dangerous. Like the flu.

Oct 23, 2014

As if the subway weren’t gross enough, now we have Ebola to worry about.

Oct 22, 2014

@marchmcfly I just wanna be like, “I have seen TBS, good stuff.”

Oct 22, 2014

Ban Ki-Moon and Ted Turner were in a selfie near me. That’s almost like I was in it, right?

Oct 22, 2014

Unbelievable. Can't say I blame @davemckinney123 one bit RT @wildmoon: Assault on journalism continues. bit.ly/1tcv3JB

Oct 22, 2014

@BowlerDerek Maybe your friends are better at using it than mine, but "exciting" it is not right now. "Dead" describes my network there.

Oct 22, 2014

@Burghpunk Yeah. It is just a Twitter follower map after all, so that could very well only apply to three people in a rural county.



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