ONA Weekly #111

By on June 15, 2016

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 ONA Weekly No. 111
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Apply now for the MJ Bear Fellowship

Applications are now open for the MJ Bear Fellowship, which provides mentorship and a spotlight on digital journalists under 30. Fellows receive a three-year paid ONA membership; free registration and the opportunity to present at this year’s Online News Association Conference in Denver; feedback on projects and connections to ONA’s robust network. Applications are due July 14.

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From our Fellow: How WNYC plans people-powered projects

In the first blog from our 2015 MJ Bear Fellows, Ariana Tobin explains how WNYC’s Note to Self created Bored and Brilliant and Infomagical, two inspiring projects exploring how audiences interact with their mobile phones and digital information. Learn how WNYC built on its success to make its projects part of an ongoing conversation.

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Legal updates

ONA and its media partners saw two strong legal and policy victories this past week:

The media associations in the Sunshine in Government Initiative applaud Monday’s House vote to approve the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 (S. 337). After years of work on this set of reforms to the federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), ONA is proud to see strengthened disclosure under FOIA. The reforms will go to President Obama’s desk for his signature just days before transparency advocates celebrate the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson’s signing of the original FOIA into law on July 4, 1966.

A federal appeals court on Tuesday fully upheld the Open Internet rules, regulations backing the principle of net neutrality: phone and cable companies should treat all of the traffic on their networks equally — no blocking or slowing their competitors, and no fast lanes for companies that can pay more. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit delivered a slam-dunk victory to the Federal Communications Commission as it rejected the petition filed by telecom, cable and wireless industry associations. See ONA’s original letter to the FCC. (From NPR’s the two-way)

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A New Approach to Engagement Webinar: June 22

Learn research-supported methods of engagement, commenting, civility and beyond. You’re invited to a live webinar on June 22 with GateHouse Media, the Engaging News Project and Viafoura. RSVP now.

This message is sponsored by Viafoura.

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Jobs for journalists

Whether you’re focused on getting a new job right now or just interested in seeing what opportunities are out there, ONA’s Career Center is an excellent resource for journalism jobs. It’s free for job seekers to browse. Recent postings include:

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What We’re Reading

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Jennifer Mizgata

Jennifer Mizgata is Director of Programs at the Online News Association. She focuses on identifying talented digital journalists and innovative journalism projects and providing them with support.