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Meet the MJ Bear fellows

Six early-career journalists and their projects were selected for a year-long fellowship providing guidance, networking and other opportunities. Read about their work and accomplishments.

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Vision25: Building Racial Equity in Newsrooms

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Recent News

Announcing promotions for ONA’s technology, program and communications departments

The Online News Association (ONA) is pleased to announce four staff promotions: Adam Nekola assumes the role of Director of Technology; Diana Lopez assumes the role of Program Coordinator; Karolle … Read more.

Meet the 2021 HBCU Digital Media Fellows

Six students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have been selected for the 2021 HBCU Digital Media Fellowship at the virtual 2021 Online News Association Conference (ONA21), June 22–25. Fellows … Read more.

Introducing the 2021 MJ Bear Fellows

The Online News Association today announced the 2021 MJ Bear Fellows, digital journalists under age 30 whose innovative work represents the best of the industry. Now in its 10th year, the … Read more.

9 students selected for the ONA21 Student Newsroom and Innovation Lab

Congratulations to the nine students selected for the ONA21 Student Newsroom and Innovation Lab. Since 2009, the student newsroom has provided undergraduate and graduate students the unique opportunity to work … Read more.

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Featured Resources

2019’s Tech Trends in Journalism

Amy Webb will launch the latest edition of Future Today Institute’s emerging tech trends for journalists report, providing insights into what trends will impact journalism, what tools are on the … Learn about this subject.

Expert Investigative Journalism Advice with John Carreyrou

In one of the biggest news stories of the year, Wall Street Journal reporter John Carreyrou exposed fraud by the founder of Theranos, a startup promising rapid blood testing and … Learn about this subject.

Fireside Chat with Maria Ressa

Recent global shifts toward nationalism have led to a deterioration of press freedom worldwide. Journalist Maria Ressa has been on the front lines of this battle. Her organization, Rappler, has … Learn about this subject.

Expert Interview Advice from David A. Fahrenthold

David A. Fahrenthold will walk through how he mixed good ol’ shoe leather reporting and social media to write some of the most impactful stories of the 2016 presidential campaign, … Learn about this subject.

Upcoming Events

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