Tools, programs, technologies and other opportunities for the digital journalism community.
JPASS is a new tool for writers, editors, and researchers looking for story ideas, resource material and in-depth facts and analysis. This personal access plan to more than 1,500 academic journals in the humanities, social sciences and sciences that are available on JSTOR will give you access to more than 7 million articles, reviews and commentaries, anytime, anywhere.
It’s a perfect fit if you don’t have access to JSTOR through a school or public library. JPASS is available in one-month or one-year plans; ONA members receive a 25% discount off the one-year JPASS plan. (ONA members, to access the discount, see the Discounts page in the membership center.)
Today you lose ownership of your digital belongings as soon as you share them with someone else. Whether its a picture or a critical document, the second you hit “send” the recipient is free to do whatever he or she wants with your property. DSTRUX allows you to share a email, file, picture, video and set a time for how long the recipient can view it.
Everything sent via DSTRUX is fully encrypted as it travels from sender to recipient.The original sender also determines whether or not the file can be forwarded to additional recipients and has the power to track everyone that receives it. Try DSTRUX free!
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Build Your Own Ethics Code
This project, still in draft form, has been created by about 20 volunteer writers and editors. It is designed to help news orgs, startups, individual journalists and bloggers create their own ethics codes. Learn more and contribute online.
Legal Affairs Action
ONA’s Legal Affairs Committee works with the Board of Directors to formulate the organization’s position on legal issues that impact our members and the digital journalism community. The committee reviews lawsuits with an eye toward joining, either as a party or as an amicus (or “friend of the court”), as well as proposed briefs and legislation that may affect how journalists do their jobs. Learn more about the committee’s recent and past work on behalf of ONA members.
MJ Bear Fellows
The MJ Bear Fellowships identify and celebrate early-career digital journalists, working independently or for a company or organization, who have demonstrated — through professional experimentation, research or other projects — that they deserve support for their efforts and/or vision. Learn more about the fellows and details on how to apply.
Journalism educators are taking part in a $1 million challenge encouraging universities to create teams that will experiment with new ways of providing news and information. Read details on the current winners’ projects and what’s next.
There are any number of pressing media issues in the digital age — we’re sure you can come up with a handful without breaking a sweat. ONA Issues is your platform to define them, share them, explore them and get a better fix on how they impact the work you do. Here we’ll look to you for your perspectives and conversations and help jump-start discussions by posting insightful reporting, commentary and analysis from anywhere and everywhere. We’re here to listen and learn. Join us.
What Journalists Can Learn From
A collection of best practices and other feedback from our fellows and grantees.