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Open News Editor — Storyful
As seen in:  Storyful, Huffington Post

News Director @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

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).
Jun 22, 2015

Reupping becasue it is so good and useful: @mjenkins slides about "Breaking News and Social Verification": buff.ly/1ftuJBw

Syria Chemical Weapons Attack Investigation

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

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

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.
Oct 01, 2014

RT @mjenkins: Lessons learned from a (briefly) disconnected life wp.me/pxHG1-sF

Oct 01, 2014

After more than 5 years online, I'm playing with a simple new look on Zombie Journalism right now. Thoughts?bit.ly/10lnIv9

Oct 01, 2014

How @mjenkins survived three weeks without a phone, and what that experience taught her. In two words: "Look up." zombiejournalism.com/2014/10/lesson…

Oct 01, 2014

It is downright unsettling how much we rely on smartphones to get through life. bit.ly/10lnIv9

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.
Aug 15, 2014

RT @OpenNewsroom: Discussing the veracity of possible live-tweeting of Michael Brown's shooting by a #Ferguson resident: bit.ly/Vre8nC

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.
Aug 14, 2014

RT @OpenNewsroom: Debunking the Facebook account that had no connection to the #Ferguson police chief: bit.ly/1sYMsUi (resharing for clarity)

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...
Jul 25, 2014

some horrific images coming out showing islamic state actions in #raqqa plus.google.com/u/0/1171327140… in @opennewsroom (graphic)

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?
Jul 25, 2014

RT @OpenNewsroom: We're seeking the original source for a video reportedly depicting #AH5017 crash site in Mali: plus.google.com/11713271401451… Got info? Let us know

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Aug 28, 2015

How innovation led to the emergence of real local news competition in Cincinnati for the 1st time in years: niemanlab.org/2015/08/a-cinc…

Aug 28, 2015

.@DavidClinchNews shares '10 Commandments' for newsrooms using eyewitness video: medium.com/1st-draft/the-… He has a bit of experience on this!

Aug 26, 2015

Most days I love how social media can get us closer to a story than ever before. This is not one of those days.

Aug 25, 2015

If you are/have been a web producer, you'll find this survey on what they earn to be pretty interesting: medium.com/@JuliaJRH/how-…


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