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2020 Challenge Fund

Applications are open for the 2020 Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education, which will award $200,000 in microgrants to boost journalism education and local news.

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ONA20 Everywhere: On-Demand Access

Events from Oct. 1–16 are now available on-demand. ONA members get a discounted rate.

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Vision25: Building Racial Equity in Newsrooms

Help foster newsrooms that are actively anti-racist and collaborative, and journalists of color feel like they truly belong.

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Recent News

ONA’s ’21/’22 Board Candidates Forum

On Wednesday, Oct. 21 we welcomed this year’s incredible candidate slate to serve on the ONA Board of Directors in 2021-22. This candidate forum is a chance to hear from … Read more.

Q&A with the OJA20 Excellence in Immersive Storytelling Finalists

Now in its 21st year, the Online Journalism Awards’ Excellence in Immersive Storytelling category has a wide collection of innovative stories competing for the “Nerd Knife,” a.k.a. the shiny glass … Read more.

Vision25: Building Racial Equity in Newsrooms

Today, we’re announcing Vision25: Building Racial Equity in Newsrooms, a catalyst in a social change movement that seeks to build journalistic institutions where newsrooms are actively anti-racist and collaborative, and … Read more.

Congratulations to Doug Mitchell, recipient of the 2020 ONA Community Award

It is a pleasure to announce the recipient of the 2020 ONA Community Award is Doug Mitchell, honored for his decades-long dedication to increasing diversity in radio and creating community and mentorship … 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

From volunteer-led local meetups to digital journalism’s premier industry conference, there are many opportunities to connect with ONA throughout the year. Find the local group nearest you.

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