ONA Weekly #67

By on July 29, 2015

 ONA Weekly No. 67

Tips for designing usable interactives for mobile

2014 MJ Bear Fellow Aaron Williams, data visualization editor at the San Francisco Chronicle, and a team at SRCCON dug into the accessibility and usability of interactive graphics on mobile. He shares great tips for dealing with graphics displays on varying screen sizes and making maps and graphics readable on small screens.

Resources for re-imagining mobile news

Earlier this month, Breaking News and ONA hosted over 50 journalists, designers, developers and others passionate about changing the way people experience news on their mobile devices. After working through two quick design sprints, groups created prototypes to help solve common problems. Check out the eight that emerged from ONA Mobile dCamp: Seattle.

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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.