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(VIDEO) News Corp's Storyful Unpacks Its Newsroom For Brands

Andy Plesser | Posted 02.06.2017 | Media
Andy Plesser

News Corp's social media news agency Storyful may have started out life validating user-uploaded news content for news publishers. But that doesn't me...

(VIDEO) Storyful Spots Fake News For Brands

Andy Plesser | Posted 02.06.2017 | Media
Andy Plesser

Storyful may be best known as a service mixing technology and editors to help news organization verify genuine online video from the fake stuff. But...

This Puppy Is So Mesmerized By His Reflection, He Tries To Find It

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 11.04.2014 | Comedy

Many people like to downplay their love of looking in the mirror, but Simon the puppy isn't ashamed to let his vanity flag fly. When Simon's human,...

Woman Finally Beats Claw Machine, Emotions Run High

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 10.28.2014 | Weird News

Everyone knows the sweet, sweet torment of the claw machine: you insert coins, hoping to secure an elusive prize from the pit. Then the clock winds do...

Boston Bombing Libel Suit Settles: New York Post's Shoddy Reporting Leaves Legal, Ethical Lessons

Clay Calvert | Posted 12.03.2014 | Media
Clay Calvert

Despite the settlement, at least two legal lessons can be taken away from the case: 1) Sensational tabloid covers, replete with screaming headlines juxtaposed next to photographs, can indeed be defamatory; and 2) tiny cover-page disclaimers won't always get tabloids like the New York Post off the hook.

Rumors: Are Lebanese Media Culprits? Take 2

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 10.10.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Rumors are Lebanon's daily bread with legacy media and citizen journalists accused of fanning the flames amid domestic political unrest, economic uncertainty, and regional upheaval whose sparks are burning Lebanese fingers.

News Service 'Storyful,' Acquired by News Corp, is Driving 100 Million Monthly Video Views for Clients

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.06.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

Storyful, the social news verification company that identifies UGC content for many top news organizations,  which was recently acquired by News Corp...

The Rapid Spread of Misinformation Online

Farida Vis | Posted 03.27.2014 | Impact
Farida Vis

Blaming Twitter for misinformation is easy, but ignores the social and political context. How can we understand such large volumes of data that move so quickly?

Storyful, a Video News Service for UGC Creators, Acquired by News Corp

Andy Plesser | Posted 03.01.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

Storyful, the Dublin-based start-up that verifies and manages UGC news video for many major news organizations, has been sold to News Corp for $25 mil...

(Video) Dublin's 'Storyful,' Curating Crowd-Sourced News from Damascus to Aurora for The New York Times, Bloomberg, YouTube and others

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.31.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

LONDON - Dublin-based Storyful, a new sort of "wire service" which authenticates and curates "crowd-sourced" journalism for big media customers inc...

YouTube Launches Human Rights Channel

Posted 05.25.2012 | Impact

Gone are the days when YouTube simply served as a portal for viral videos that are entertaining and cute -- but not much more. After effectively of...