How Storyful uses Google Plus to verify news

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Aug 23, 2013 em Journalism Basics

Storyful's new approach to verification, tracking a story's traction on Twitter, an interactive investigative news site in Thailand and more are found in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA).

A look at Storyful's Open Newsroom verification project

A couple of months ago the team at social newswire Storyful took to Google+ with its Open Newsroom initiative to effectively carry out verification in public, and encourage participation in the process. (Journalism.co.uk, 8/20)

How to track the life of a story with Twitter analytics

Just like any tool, to really get the most of Twitter, you need to understand how it works. Not just what happens when you push the tweet button, but what happens after you send a link out into the world. Who shares, why and how? What hashtags matter? What time of day should you share to get maximum traffic? (PBS IdeaLab, 8/19)

ThaiPublica: investigative journalism and 'cute' interactives

A look at an investigative news site for Thailand inspired by ProPublica (Journalism.co.uk, 8/21)

The newsonomics of Patch’s unquilting

The lesson now dawning on publishers worldwide is that their reliance on advertising as the major support of their news businesses is all but over. (Nieman Journalism Lab, 8/19)

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