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A podcast on how journalists can find the signal in the social media noise
Social media has played an increasingly important role in how journalists find stories and sources for news. But how can journalists make the most of these platforms and what other possible tools and techniques are emerging that journalists can use for newsgathering?
Advice for journalists monitoring their patch on social media and elsewhere online
By expanding Graph Search to public status updates, comments and photo captions, Facebook has opened up new sources and methods by which journalists can use the social network
Facebook Newswire has been sharing information verified by social newswire Storyful since late March, including images, relevant hashtags and breaking news updates
A podcast looking at how user generated content is managed in breaking news
Social news agency Storyful opens up Twitter stream which provides verified global breaking news with context
The verification checks being carried out by social news agency Storyful are part of a long-term partnership with YouTube and Google
The channel curates reports by citizen reporters and also hopes to act as a 'forum for debate for citizen journalists from over the world'
The free open-source Chrome browser extension – called Storyful MultiSearch – has been created for use in newsrooms