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Playbook Series for Newsrooms

3-part series on gaining subscribers, managing remote teams and supporting journalists of color.

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ONA Insights

Our latest Insights event is focused on best practices in using analytics to drive audience growth.

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ONA20 Everywhere

Our annual conference will be hosted virtually, spanning Oct. 1 – 16.

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Recent News

ONA welcomes Liz Leith as Director of Finance and Administration

The Online News Association is excited to welcome Liz Leith, CPA, as Director of Finance and Administration, responsible for all accounting, human resources and administrative functions. Liz brings more than … Read more.

ONA20 is here, there and everywhere

Let’s not bury the lede: We’ll be hosting ONA20 fully virtual, rather than in-person. By now, many other major events in 2020 have made this move, so hopefully this won’t … Read more.

Join us at ONA20 Everywhere and six other learning and networking opportunities

ONA thrives through our willingness to experiment and adapt to the always evolving needs of our journalism and tech community. I mentioned in my last note that we’ve been discussing … Read more.

President’s Letter: Let’s stop calling it unprecedented times and consider a future beyond survival

Many of us are in survival mode, trying to figure out how to do journalism in these “challenging, uncertain, unprecedented times.” Today, let’s stop calling it unprecedented and consider a … 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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