From the archives
This new section of the newsletter will share stories and resources from our archives throughout 2019, as we celebrate 20 years of supporting digital journalism.
Let’s flashback to 2001 when the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation awarded funding for ONA to study the credibility and values of digital journalism. Online news was a new medium, and there were growing concerns about misinformation on the internet and conflicts of interest between editorial content, advertising and commerce. Media consultants Howard Finberg and Martha Stone spent a year interviewing and surveying journalists, academics, lawyers, marketers, technologists and online consumers for the study. Read highlights from their takeaways: Online News Widely Accepted as Credible.