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ONA Weekly #19

 ONA Weekly No. 19

Explore digital security for journalists

In a world where digital security is often compromised, how do you protect your devices, your data and your sources? Come explore tools that journalists are using now and create prototypes for new tools and processes at ONA dCamp: Digital Security, Aug. 23 at NPR in Washington, D.C.

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Seeking digital media leaders for ONA’s Board

Passionate about media and have big ideas about what digital journalists need to succeed? You belong on the ONA Board of Directors. Apply or nominate someone for our 2015 Board of Directors by Aug. 15.



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Meet ONA’s MJ Bear Fellows, under-30 journalism stand-outs

The Online News Association, the world’s largest membership organization of digital journalists, today announced its fourth class of MJ Bear Fellows, three journalists under age 30 whose innovative work in independent, community and corporate news represents the best of new media.

The selection committee combed through applications from six countries to choose these up-and-coming digital journalists — two in the United States or Canada and one international, in partnership with MSN International — who are making their voices heard in the industry.

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ONA Weekly #18

 ONA Weekly No. 18

Congratulations to the 2014 MJ Bear Fellows

We’re pleased to introduce you to the latest class of MJ Bear Fellows: Anika Anand, Rajneesh Bhandari and Aaron Williams. Each of these journalism standouts under 30 are creating work that pushes the boundaries of digital journalism. Learn more about them and their winning digital media projects.

Rethink digital security for journalists at ONACamp

Learn about security threats that online journalists face and how your newsroom can address them at ONA dCamp: Digital Security, Aug. 23, at NPR in Washington D.C. This daylong training and design camp — led by experts — is focused on helping journalists find creative ways to keep their work and sources secure.

Upcoming events:

Seeking digital media leaders for ONA’s Board

Passionate about media and have big ideas about what digital journalists need to succeed? You belong on the ONA Board of Directors. Apply or nominate someone for our 2015 Board of Directors by Aug. 15.

What we’re reading:

Some recent posts we’ve highlighted on the ONA Issues Tumblr:



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ONA Weekly #17

 ONA Weekly No. 17

Writers, find new revenue for journalism projects

Save the date for New Avenues in Journalism, Oct. 10-11 in San Francisco, featuring Kara Swisher, Re/code Co-Executive Editor, as keynote. At the conference, co-hosted by American Society of Journalists and Authors, San Francisco State University Journalism Department and the Online News Association, media innovators will coach freelancers about new sources of income. ONA members save $25 off the rate for Friday, and $20 off the optional Saturday add-on.

A call for motivated digital news leaders

ONA is now accepting nominations and applications for our 2015 Board of Directors. We’re looking for digital visionaries to help guide the future of ONA, the world’s largest association of digital journalists.

Google for Media: New York City

Join us for a free news summit with industry leaders from New York City and beyond, July 28 and 29 in New York. We’re partnering with Google, the Society of Professional Journalists, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, the National Association of Black Journalists, the Asian American Journalist Association, and the International Center for Journalists to bring you an expanded two-day training with demos and hands-on workshops, so RSVP now.

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Call for Board Nominations

Online News Association opens call for 2015 Board of Director nominations

The Online News Association is pleased to call for nominations for the six seats open for the 2015-16 Board of Directors.

Participation on the ONA Board of Directors is a unique opportunity for digital professionals to help guide the world’s largest organization of digital journalists in shaping the future of media and building a stronger industry. Board participation is a chance to grow personally and professionally, and to develop skills, experience and connections with a team of other passionate and motivated professionals.

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