Tag: citizen journalists

by Julie Keck

1. Storyful funds project to define best practice for eyewitness media (Alastair Reid / Journalism.co.uk) 2. Twitter vows to improve policies after Robin Williams’ daughter is bullied (Hayley Tsukayama / The Washington Post) 3. Facebook has been the key to Mother Jones’ growing popularity online (Caroline O’Donovan / Nieman Lab) 4. iHeartRadio hearts video too, […] more »

by Madeleine Bair

This post was co-authored with Kibret Yebetit and Jeya Lorenz The Human Rights Channel works to amplify videos that document human rights issues around the world. But how do we find those videos? One way is with help from our partners at Storyful, who find and verify social media when news breaks. Another important source […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. SafeSource: A new way to send Forbes anonymous tips and documents (Andy Greenberg / Forbes) 2. CBS News in talks with distributors for 24-hour digital video service (Peter Lauria / BuzzFeed) 3. Like Facebook, Twitter fills your stream with photos and videos: will it help or hurt? (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 4. Amazon launches […] more »