The Storified and webbable Mark S. Luckie
- The Mark S. Luckie Storify story started well before the #cjhearst event at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.On the morning after Election Day, Lucky linked to the Washingto Post's use of Storify for their election coverage.
- That message brought the story to the attention of other journalism-linking Twitter users, eventually being shared by the prestigious @NiemanLab.
- The next day, Mashable wrote about the storytelling tool, along with some invitations for beta testers.
- Luckie mentioned Storify during his talk so much that Mashable blogger (and Columbia adjunct professor) Vadim Lavrusik joked that Luckie must be getting paid for his mentions.
- Craig Kanalley, teacher of one of the first-ever college Twitter courses, joined the conversation.
- Obviously aware of their audience, the folks at Storify saw these tweets and adamantly denied paying Luckie for his kind words.
- On the other side of the country, Kevin Sablan decided to quickly show how easy it can be to whip up a poorly-written little Storified post about some of the leaders of online journalism.Thankfully, the many shared messages from the socially active crowd made the whole story very "webbable."
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