Curate – To gather, source, verify and redistribute information or social media elements to track an event. If done well, it can make sense of chaos and create a narrative of an event.
“I think curation has always been part of journalism; we just didn’t call it that.” – Andy Carvin.
Examples from ONA 2015 finalists:
- Amtrak 188 Crash, Billy Penn
- AJAM’s Coverage of Amtrak Crash, Al Jazeera America Digital
- Baltimore Riots, Mashable
- Charlie Hebdo Real-Time Coverage, reported.ly