What we produce together at the hack day will help shape the future of news and civic information.
Learn how to start programming, including how to run your first program, basic programming concepts, and how to write some simple routines.
This session will teach attendees an agile-inspired, iterative-driven project management style.
Telling stories with online maps and charts is easier than it ever has been. We’ll give you the power to make your own.
This session will be led by staff of Stanford’s world-renowned Hasso M. Plattner Institute of Design — commonly called the d.school.
These sessions will examine the progressive mentality that makes today’s employees unable to accept the status quo.
This workshop will focus on how news organizations can leverage the new technologies to embrace, optimize and innovate.
Election night is just around the corner — but it’s not too late to learn ways to bring election information to your audience.
For the fourth year in a row, J-Lab: The Institute for Interactive Journalism, presents a half-day of conference workshop that focuses on the specific challenges confronting entrepreneurial news start-ups.
Our panel will focus on the employee who works for many and is beholden to none.
Journalists are great at producing content and covering stories. Ask them to sell an ad, though, and generally they can’t close the deal.
Stop by table after table of exhibitors demoing the latest services and products in digital journalism.
Vargas wrote the essay “My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant” for the New York Times Magazine in the summer of 2011. For his ONA12 opener, Jose will talk about his part in the evolution of news media.
Your sports coverage may not have to rise to the level of the Olympics, but the lessons can be replicable. Listen as BBC staff deconstruct planning and executing 17 days of coverage.
The rise of non-profit journalism has led to innovation in distribution and collaboration, but the jury is still out on the impact of the bottom line.
Hear from three stars under 30 and six budding journalists on how they fit into the future (and present) of the industry.
In this "highlights" version of the now-famous all-day Thursday session, top legal minds from across the globe will share insight and tips on a range of relevant legal issues.
Hear about the multimedia tools and tips used by journalists working as foreign correspondents and one-man bands in adverse reporting fields with little or no time or budget.
Whether it’s the cultural difference between Millennials and industry elders or introducing diversity into the digital newsroom, creating a healthy ecosystem is a necessary challenge.
Learn the 10 trends that are going to make a big impact in the coming year, from big data to digital identity authentication to … women. (Yes, they&#039;re a trend!)
Measuring your audience is one thing. Measuring your impact as a journalist is definitely another.
Join Dick Costolo, Chief Executive Officer of Twitter and Emily Bell, Professor of Professional Practice at Columbia Journalism School and Director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism, for a luncheon conversation exploring the social media giant’s financial and cultural impact on digital media and plans for the 2012 Presidential election in November.
This session will help you take the first steps in understanding, finding and interpreting data and maybe even do a mash-up or two and create a visualization.
Should you feature a photo on a news website that's been filtered in Instagram? This discussion and demo addresses the many ways in which the rise of social photography is affecting creative expression and what place that has in news publishing and journalism.
This panel will cover the tech, the reality of what journalists can or will be able to do with a drone and what this all means for privacy, ethics and the law.
In this hands-on, real-case workshop, find out how to use Google Analytics to build a 12-month growth plan, how to work with metrics to focus your editorial, and how to manage and evaluate your referral traffic.
This panel will offer case studies, frank advice, and an extensive Q & A with leading practitioners in the illustrated journalism space.
Our panelists demonstrate effective strategies for quickly experimenting with new social platforms with a minimal time investment.
This session will give you the background, basic skills and some best practices for keeping you, your sources, and your stories safe online.
What happens when a journalist tries to make money? Often it’s not pretty. But there are success stories, models and methods that can be replicated.
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory leads the $2.5 billion Mars Science Laboratory mission, which dropped the 1-ton Curiosity rover on the surface of the Red Planet Aug. 5. It is an institution of 5,000 people studying theories and science often too complicated to pronounce, making it all the more more impressive that its inventive social media team managed to explode the Internet, building 1.1 million Twitter followers for the mission. Join us for a conversation with team members to see how they crafted a personality for their brands — plus some cool memes and videos from landing night.
This session will provide a high level overview of headline testing in the digital newsroom, including how journalists and editors can benefit.
If you’re tired of hearing about “gaming the news” but still don’t know why it’s important to your newsroom, much less how to do it well, let us inspire you with success stories.
Some of the leading social media editors in the news industry engage in a lively debate on whether it&amp;#039;s time to hit the reset button.
Learn to speak tablet design and how to capitalize on this rich format, with tips on low-budget tools and thinking out of the box.
This session will bring together journalists and policy advocates to dive into current debates and spark a discussion about how they can be both covered and confronted.
Dig into how digital strategies can build stronger focused coverage. From databases to blogs to tweeting, learn what readers are looking for and how reporters can meet those needs in the 24/7 news cycle.
What is it like to make the jump, what do you need to know if you’re considering it yourself, and how do you position yourself to do it?
Join us for this crash course in the economics behind producing the news, complete with a mini-seminar on MBA-speak.
Are journalists’ future homes in places that aren’t primarily about journalism, and should it be?
Settle in with your boxed lunch and hear the winners of the Knight News Challenge: Data give Ignite-style rundowns of their projects, focused on making the vast amounts of information produced each day available, understandable and actionable.
What are the unique risks journalists face, how do you stay safe while covering protests and secure your digital tools to protect your content and sources?
Share a discussion on issues of attribution, verification and industry standards in re-packaging content created by outside sources.
Learn strategies to show how design thinking can actually create efficiencies in a product development process that will always be strapped for time.
What are the top critical issues facing digital journalists? We’ll crowd-source your thoughts and challenge leaders in our industry – and candidates for the 2013 Online News Association Board of Directors – to share their reactions in three minutes or less, followed by your questions.
Do we lose narratives with alternate story forms? Where's the context? This session encourages discussion about what works and what doesn't.
Hear from experts on the latest metrics and creative strategies for providing better context, telling richer stories and pushing your content to a wider audience.
Learn how to best synthesize, translate and present local, state and national results to tell the full story, all on the tightest of deadlines, and which tools can help you do it.
We speak with four of the leading names in the new era of #socialtv about what they’re doing today, and what they’ll be doing soon to incorporate the news consumer in the very product they’re watching, on-screen, online and on mobile devices.
Does anyone really know what a successful digital newsroom looks like? From editorial strategy to project management, skill-sharing and culture change, there&#039;s a real art — and a lot of hard work — to building a foundation for a 24/7, integrated newsroom.
More of a conversation than presentation, let’s get together and share some of the cool ways we’re using video to tell stories.
Join ONA and our academic partner, the University of Miami School of Communication, as we celebrate the outstanding work of Online Journalism Awards finalists with a pre-awards Reception at 6 p.m. followed by dinner and the awards presentation.
Join ONA and our academic partner, the University of Miami School of Communication, as we celebrate the outstanding work of Online Journalism Awards finalists at the awards dinner and presentation, emceed by Hari Sreenivasan of PBS. Sponsored by NBC Digital News Network.