Samantha Crook

Samantha Crook

Digital Content Producer

Samantha is a digital content producer at Newsy. She has successfully avoided submitting a thoughtful bio for weeks.

Recent Work
The National Museum of African American History
National Museum of African American HistoryPolitics

Obama Is Pretty Pumped About The New Black History Museum

A Google logo on a building
Getty ImagesTech

Google's Parent Company Might Want To Buy Twitter

President Barack Obama
Getty ImagesPolitics

Former Trump Official Blaming Obama For Racism Has Resigned

President Muhammadu Buhari and President Barack Obama
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The Nigerian President's Speech Sounded A Lot Like One Of Obama's

Nick Gordon and Bobbi Kristina Brown in 2012
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Boyfriend Of Bobbi Kristina Brown Held Responsible For Her Death

Mayor Bill de Blasio using a LinkNYC kiosk at a press conference.
City of New YorkTech

New York's Public Internet Experiment Had A Porn Problem

Venus and Serena Williams
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Russian Hackers Accuse US Olympians Of Doping

Jill Stein, the Green Party presidential candidate
Getty ImagesPolitics

Snowden Will Get More Than A Pardon If Jill Stein Is Elected President

Youth playing soccer
Getty ImagesSports

Soccer's Popularity Increased — And So Did The Rate Of Injury For Kids

Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz
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Facebook Co-Founder Donates $20 Million To Stop Trump

A view of the French Alps

110 People Got Stuck In Cable Cars During A Trip To The French Alps

A Chipotle restaurant
Getty ImagesU.S.

Drone-Delivered Chipotle Burritos Are Coming To Virginia Tech

Gloria Allred
Getty ImagesU.S.

Bill Cosby's Lawyers Are Fighting An Attorney Who's Not On The Case

Yevette Vasquez and her son
Yevette VasquezU.S.

Single Mom Dresses Like A Guy To Take Her Kid To 'Donuts With Dad'

Individual photos of Lena Dunham and Odell Beckham Jr.
Getty ImagesEntertainment

Lena Dunham Apologized For A Joke About NFL's Odell Beckham Jr.

Antibacterial soap
Getty ImagesU.S.

FDA Thinks Antibacterial Soap Is Kind Of Sketchy

Melania Trump
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Melania Trump Is Officially Suing News Outlets

YouTube logo

Here's Why YouTube Stars Aren't So Happy With The Site

Chris Brown
Getty ImagesEntertainment

Chris Brown Was Arrested On Suspicion Of Assault With A Deadly Weapon

A depiction of a clown
Paulo ariedam / CC BY 2.0U.S.

Clowns Reportedly Trying To Lure Kids Into The Woods In South Carolina

Taylor Swift with another person reporting for jury duty in Nashville.
Twitter / @annaclare15Entertainment

Taylor Swift Reported For Jury Duty And Took Some Selfies With Fans

Pope Francis and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook / Mark ZuckerbergTech

Mark Zuckerberg Gave The Pope A Drone Model As A Gift

Two people stranded on an island where they wrote "SOS" in the sand
U.S. NavyU.S.

Yet Another Group Of People Were Stranded On A Desert Island

Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill
Sisters of Charity of NazarethU.S.

Suspect Arrested In The Murder Of 2 Nuns

A human touching a robot.
Getty ImagesTech

Soft Robots Could Make Human Interactions With Robots Safer

Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa.
Getty ImagesEntertainment

Snoop Dogg And Wiz Khalifa Sued After Railing Collapse At Concert

Someone gets a manicure in a nail salon.
Getty ImagesScience and Health

Common Houseplants Could Make Nail Salons Safer

Duke the dog, who is the honorary mayor of Cormorant, Minnesota
Duke the Dog Mayor of Cormorant, MinnesotaU.S.

A Dog In Minnesota Has Been Elected Mayor For The Third Time

Comedian Amy Schumer
Getty ImagesEntertainment

Amy Schumer's Show Isn't Coming Back For A While

Founder of Gawker Media, Nick Denton.
Getty ImagesBusiness

Gawker Sold For $135 Million After Filing For Bankruptcy