ONA Weekly #244

By on February 6, 2019

Building community with in-person experiences

If you’re in the Los Angeles area, register now for a reception and inspiring fireside chat at KCRW on Friday, Feb. 15, featuring Jennifer Ferro, President of KCRW, and Claudia Bestor, Director of Public Programs at the Hammer Museum. This special event is a collaboration between ONA’s Women’s Leadership Accelerator and the ONA LA group. Join the 2019 cohort, speakers and mentors to hear how two of Los Angeles’ leading cultural organizations reach diverse audiences through in-person experiences. Admission is free and open to other digital journalists in the area; advance registration is required.

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From the archives: Hollywood spotlight

We are sharing resources from the ONA archives throughout 2019, as we celebrate 20 years of inspiring innovation in journalism.

Watch this ONA15 keynote conversation with the Pulitzer Prize-winning team behind the Boston Globe’s investigation into Catholic church abuses. The team shared how they investigated this complex story and how “Spotlight” the film — directed by Thomas McCarthy and starring Liev Schrieber, Mark Ruffalo and Rachel McAdams — compares with their real-life reporting.

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In less than a decade, the number of nonreligious Latinx Americans has increased 67 percent, doubling from around four million Americans to more than eight million. That’s a lot of people. Where are we in your journalism? Learn more: www.latinxhumanists.org.

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