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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

Sarah Glover KipCamp Instagram Presentation

slideshare.net — 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. W...

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...
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Nov 28, 2014

RT @SeaTimesPhoto: Sherman hoists a turkey as Wilson lifts a leg as they leave the field after beating the 49ers, 19-3. @jlokseattle pic.twitter.com/gix44C7sPS

Nov 27, 2014

Somebody get me a gif of Richard Sherman carrying that turkey over his head. For a friend. (cc @evonnebenedict)

Nov 27, 2014

Turkey Day 5K: When 30 minutes of jogging justifies a 5000 calorie, booze-fueled day to come #funrun #gravyiscoming

Nov 26, 2014

Oof: “Eventually First Look Media will be Pierre’s Second Life avatar wandering around an open-space office plan” inthesetimes.com/article/17403/…

Nov 26, 2014

If only humans could be vaccinated via marshmallow fluff spiked with drugs: wapo.st/1ybO6DC (via @washingtonpost)

Nov 26, 2014

RT @Storyful: The "red flags of UGC": @journalismnews talks to @chrishams on what to watch for before sharing social media stories journalism.co.uk/news/ugc-what-…

Nov 26, 2014

A shiny new website or mobile app can be a bit of a bandaid, as it’s easier than changing newsroom culture: bit.ly/1ru4XN6

Nov 26, 2014

First signs of snow at the Ohio-WV border. We might need two turkeys, just to be safe.

Nov 25, 2014

My old boss, @jimbradysp on @Billy_Penn: "I'm tired of changing cultures…I want to create them." usat.ly/1uUGxkR

Nov 25, 2014

So we're canceling flights before a single flake falls now? Awesome job.



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