ONA Weekly #6

By on May 7, 2014

   
 
 ONA Weekly No. 6
 

Crowd: Add your wisdom to DIY Ethics Code project

Now that we’re at the crowdsourcing stage of our Build Your Own Ethics Code initiative, we need your perspective and input. We’ve laid out some fundamental ethical issues in the digital age that we believe apply to all journalists to create a set of “building blocks” — feel free to comment and share your thoughts.

Journalists under 30, apply for 2014 MJ Bear Fellowship

Apply now for the MJ Bear Fellowship, a proven path to professional development in digital media. Three fellows will get a personal advisor for one year, a three-year paid ONA membership and the opportunity to present at the 2014 Online News Association Conference and Awards in Chicago.

Journalism jobs and internship search tips

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The #EdShift chat on May 2 gave students tips on how students can find jobs and internships.

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The #EdShift chat on May 2 gave students tips on how students can find jobs and internships.

https://storify.com/PBSMediaShift/edshift-chat-finding-jobs-and-internships” target=”_blank”>tips from EdShift’s Twitter chat on finding jobs and internships, hosted by ONA’s Senior Communications Manager Jen Mizgata. Photo: Scott Kellum/ Creative Commons

ONA member discount: Personal Democracy Forum

ONA members, get $300 off the cost of registration for the Personal Democracy Forum, June 5-6 in New York. For more information about the program and to access the discount code, log in to the member center and go to the discounts tab.

Upcoming Events

The Global Editors Network will hold the GEN Summit 2014 in Barcelona June 11-13. Every year, GEN brings together a selection of the most senior media executives to discuss media innovation. From Andy Carvin (First Look Media) speaking on the future of news, to Jim Roberts (Mashable) telling us why the CCO is becoming the new top dog, this is the place to innovate your newsroom.

Getty Images: Grants for Editorial Photography

Getty Images will award five grants of $10,000 each to photojournalists “pursuing projects of personal and journalistic significance.” Applications are due May 15.

What we’re reading:

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

Jeremiah Patterson

Jeremiah was ONA's Digital Manager from 2012 to the fall of 2016 and was responsible for ONA's collection of websites, including journalists.org, conference websites, the membership center, awards platforms and more. Before joining ONA, he served as a web producer and content developer at The Wildlife Society, maintaining the organization’s website, email marketing and other online services. An Ohio native and media enthusiast, Jeremiah grew up with a deep interest in video production and graphic design. He now focuses in user experience and human-centered design.