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2020 Challenge Fund

Applications are open for the 2020 Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education, which will award $200,000 in microgrants to boost journalism education and local news.

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ONA20 Everywhere: Registration is open now!

Oct. 1 – 16. ONA members get a discounted rate. NEW opportunities for speaking, volunteering, sponsoring and scholarships.

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Journalism 360 Challenge

Applications are now open! We’re investing in ideas to experiment with immersive storytelling techniques.

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Recent News

Announcing the 2020 Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education

Applications are open for the 2020 Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education, which will award $200,000 in microgrants to boost journalism education and local news. The challenge is about collaboration … Read more.

Kiana Hayeri honored with the 2020 James Foley Award for Conflict Reporting

We are thrilled to announce the selection committee for the 2020 James Foley Award for Conflict Reporting has granted the award to visual storyteller and documentary photographer Kiana Hayeri. Since 2015, … Read more.

Raju Narisetti receives ONA’s 2020 Rich Jaroslovsky Founder Award

We are pleased to announce the Online News Association Board of Directors has granted the 2020 Rich Jaroslovsky Founder Award to Raju Narisetti for his outstanding contributions to digital journalism … Read more.

ONA Announces the 2020 Online Journalism Awards Finalists

The Online News Association (ONA) is honored to share the finalists for the 2020 Online Journalism Awards (OJAs). Winners will be announced at virtual awards events throughout the 2020 Online … 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.

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