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

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Recent News

Journalism 360 Challenge awards $100,000 to 12 projects that advance immersive storytelling

Twelve projects led by creators from around the world that seek to help develop and expand best practices in immersive journalism, including virtual, augmented and mixed reality, will receive a … Read more.

Susan Gonzalez, Anita Zielina elected to ONA’s Board of Directors

Members of the Online News Association, the world’s largest membership organization of digital journalists, elected Susan Gonzalez, Social Media Strategist at Chalkbeat, and Anita Zielina, Director of Strategic Initiatives of … Read more.

Applications open for a virtual 2021 Women’s Leadership Accelerator

If you are a woman in digital journalism who is looking for career support this year, I hope you apply to the 2021 Women’s Leadership Accelerator. You deserve a network … Read more.

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We designed the Women’s Leadership Accelerator to help advance women in digital journalism. The intensive program provides a lifelong connection to a cohort of amazing women.

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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.

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