David Clinch, global strategic partnerships and training coordinator with Storyful, shares tips and best practices for journalists as they discover social media content online that is relevant to their reporting, including: How the program can support journalists as they navigate the flow of information across social platforms and determine authenticity of user-generated content; tools/steps to take that might help with verification process; and some guidance from the VPC as to how your team can work with theirs to utilize Storyful content on your site.
More training on Reporting & Writing:
Reporters toolkit for search
Use this tool to track and visualize search trends on Google. You can compare terms or sub-topics, and use the tool to compare keywords you can use in SEO tags and headlines. The comparison graphics, maps and list are easy to embed and share.
News values and judgment
We tackle the fundamentals of what makes a story newsworthy, the essential practices of journalists and the shared values that differentiate journalism from other forms of content and storytelling.
Improving our relationship with readers
A primer on the the audience funnel. First, we will do an audience health checkup and what we can do to help move readers through the loyalty funnel. Then we explore what a reader NEEDS from our content – and making sure we deliver.
Reporting with Pinpoint
Learn how to probe through millions of documents, including audio, video, PDFs and more, to find patterns or that proverbial needle in a haystack. You’ll see case studies of how Gannett journalists have used this software to break big investigative stories.