ONA Weekly #12

By on June 18, 2014

 ONA Weekly No. 12

Why young journalists care about the ethics of editorializing

“The journalism that makes a difference today goes beyond stenography. It contextualizes. It questions. It reveals the underlying power structures of the institutions we cover,” MJ Bear Fellow Kyle Stokes navigates the line between editorializing and reporting.

Getting funded: resources and creative advertising approaches

When MJ Bear Fellow Ashley Lohmann launched a new multimedia platform, she went looking for business advice. She shares the best tips for revenue generation and her short list of places to look for funding for media projects and start-ups.

Science, start-ups and wearable tech: the ONA14 program

Recently, we released the ONA14 program and this week, Digital Director Trevor Knoblich dives deeper into the program in his latest ONA14 blog post. He highlights the shift of talent to new and innovative properties, how digital journalism collides with the physical world and more.

GEN Summit digs into video, robot journalism and Hackdays

GEN Summit 2014 wrapped last week in Barcelona, after three days of conversations, keynotes, a startup challenge and a spirited end to the 2013-14 Editors Lab Hackdays. Senior Strategic Partnerships Manager Jessica Strelitz talks about the content (and fun!) in this blog post.

Upcoming events:

ONA14 early-bird rate expires Thursday, June 19

Speaking of our annual conference, this is your last chance to get the most affordable registration rate! Rates increase Friday, so be sure to register for ONA14 now to join us in Chicago, Sept. 25-27.

Final entry deadline for Online Journalism Awards, June 20

Submit your work to be recognized for an Online Journalism Award. We’ve already extended the deadline, so Friday, June 20 is the last day to enter. This year, we’re awarding $52,500 in prize money, more than in any previous year.

What we’re reading:

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

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.