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ONA22 Conference

Join the digital journalism community for our annual conference, Sept. 21-24 in Los Angeles and online.

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Meet the 2022 MJ Bear Fellows

The fellowships supports rising journalism talent who are pushing innovation in the industry.

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Digital Safety Snacks

Access short videos to build journalists’ defense against online attacks.

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Recent News

Introducing the 2022 MJ Bear Fellows

The Online News Association today announced the 2022 MJ Bear Fellows, digital journalists under age 30 whose innovative work represents the best of the industry. The yearlong MJ Bear Fellowship … Read more.

Jason Murtha joins ONA as the Director of Technology

The Online News Association (ONA) is pleased to welcome Jason Murtha as the Director of Technology. Jason will develop and lead a cohesive web, technology and data strategy for ONA. … Read more.

Comebacks for the pay transparency naysayers

The pressure is on for newsrooms to become more transparent with employees about pay. Pay transparency can help build trust, close the gender gap and increase retention. Getting there can … Read more.

Thanking Irving Washington, and looking ahead for ONA

Today, Irving Washington announced that he will leave ONA at the end of the year. Our sadness at Irving’s departure is exceeded only by our gratitude for his 11 years … Read more.

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Featured Resources

2019’s Tech Trends in Journalism

Amy Webb will launch the latest edition of Future Today Institute’s emerging tech trends for journalists report, providing insights into what trends will impact journalism, what tools are on the … Learn about this subject.

Expert Investigative Journalism Advice with John Carreyrou

In one of the biggest news stories of the year, Wall Street Journal reporter John Carreyrou exposed fraud by the founder of Theranos, a startup promising rapid blood testing and … Learn about this subject.

Fireside Chat with Maria Ressa

Recent global shifts toward nationalism have led to a deterioration of press freedom worldwide. Journalist Maria Ressa has been on the front lines of this battle. Her organization, Rappler, has … Learn about this subject.

Expert Interview Advice from David A. Fahrenthold

David A. Fahrenthold will walk through how he mixed good ol’ shoe leather reporting and social media to write some of the most impactful stories of the 2016 presidential campaign, … Learn about this subject.

Upcoming Events

From volunteer-led local meetups to digital journalism’s premier industry conference, there are many opportunities to connect with ONA throughout the year. Find the local group nearest you.

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