methodology | reynalevine A controlled approach to content discovery is key to developing insights, sources and search techniques that allow the individual or a team to monitor a story, location or topic over time. This approach is replicable but would need to be tailored to the topic.
18 Mar Case Study Conclusionscase study 2 | reynalevine Storyful was able to build a successful content-discovery methodology. We wanted to source, verify, and archive key content emerging via eyewitnesses and IS-associated propagandists. We wanted to do this to allow our news partners to tell a coherent story. The purpose of documenting and verifying
case study 2 | reynalevine This case study was concerned with applying Storyful’s discovery and verification methodology to a long term issue or category of content – in this case, content emerging from occupied Mosul, Iraq. This content was divided into three distinct categories for the purposes of this report:
case study 2 | reynalevine Storyful used open source information to source and verify content from inside occupied Mosul and throughout the government operation to retake the city. We verified the source, date and location of a number of videos, as set out above. Storyful archived these videos and logged
case study 2 | reynalevine 1. IS Hangs Kurdish Peshmerga Fighters From Bridge Amid Mosul Offensive (Graphic) Source: Islamic State via Amaq News (Confirmed) Location: Mosul (Confirmed) Date: October 20, 2016 (Corroborated) Archived here Amaq News released footage on October 20, 2016, showing two men dressed in fatigues, faces bloodied,
case study 2 | reynalevine 1. IS Return to Site of First Assault on the City for Propaganda Video Source: Islamic State via Archive.org (Confirmed) Location: Mosul (Confirmed) Date: November 28, 2014 (Corroborated) Archived here The footage shows a busy city with traffic on the streets and people going about