ONA Chicago events

ONA Chicago Holiday Social

Greetings! Chicago plays host to ONA14 next September, so now is a perfect time to get reacquainted. Join us over free food and drink to discuss and learn:

• Takeaways from ONA13 and Google for Media Summit

• Your new projects and products

• Job openings

• … and more!

If you have a project/product/job opening or any other announcement to share, please email sherry.skalko at gmail dot com.

IMPORTANT: We must have your first and last name in order for you to gain entry to some ONA Chicago meetup venues. Please make sure these are in your profile before you RSVP. Thank you!

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ONA Chicago: Symbolia Launch Party!

Symbolia is coming!

Join the Symbolia Magazine team and Hacks/Hackers Chicago to celebrate the launch of a home-grown news venture at Matilda’s on Monday December 10th, 6:30 p.m.

Symbolia is a tablet-based magazine that merges comic books, illustration, and in-depth journalism. Read about Symbolia in the Chicago Tribune, The National, and the Columbia Journalism Review.

You’ll get to see Symbolia in action, learn how interactive illustrated journalism is produced, chat with cofounders Erin Polgreen and Joyce Rice, and, most importantly, celebrate with food and drink!

Good times will be had. All are welcome–but space is limited, so RSVP today.

Special thanks to the Hacks/Hackers Chicago team for hosting this event.

More about Symbolia: The Tablet Magazine of Illustrated Journalism

Founded in Chicago, Symbolia is an eye-popping, jaw-dropping tablet magazine that merges in-depth journalism, classic comics illustration, & good, old-fashioned storytelling with interactive digital media.

Each issue is packed with ground-breaking, insightful stories by world-class illustrators and journalists, plus stunning info-graphics, video reports, exclusive audio, and more.

We’re turning the news into art, and art into news.

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ONA Chicago: Tinkering Typos and More with Edit Huddle

Tinkering Typos and More with Edit Huddle
Who else has an inner copy-editor with a desire to fix mistakes in what they read?

Edit Huddle is a crowdsourced editing tool connecting bloggers and reporters to their readers. Co-founder Adam Bain is going to share some interesting tid-bits, answer questions, and talk tech.

Click here for Edit Huddle video.

Let’s have some snacks and share fun stories about when spell-check can’t help: like this recent oops from NBC.


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ONA Chicago: Do you get Git?

You don’t have to be a developer to use Git in your everyday life.

Some lovely folks from the Tribune Apps team will show you how Git can be used to help you organize notes, track revisions in articles, and share content.

Brain food will be provided.


*This is a shared event with Hacks/Hackers please do not double RSVP if you are a member of both H/H and ONA to ensure accurate headcount since we have limited space.

Please RSVP at the link below.

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