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Submissions are open for the 2021 Online Journalism Awards

The Online News Association (ONA) announced today the call for entries for the 2021 Online Journalism Awards (OJAs), celebrating the best in digital journalism from around the world. In all categories, judges … Read more.

The playbook for journalists to combat COVID-19 vaccine misinformation

We are pleased to introduce the COVID-19 Misinformation Playbook — a collection of tip sheets, expert source lists, explainers and other resources for digital journalists reporting on the COVID-19 vaccine. The … Read more.

Introducing the 2021 Women’s Leadership Accelerator cohort, speakers and mentors

The Online News Association is pleased to introduce the 2021 cohort of the Women’s Leadership Accelerator, plus 16 phenomenal digital media leaders confirmed to serve as speakers and mentors during … Read more.

Vision25 — 5 ways to get involved in the movement for racial equity in newsrooms

The Online News Association, the Maynard Institute for Journalism Education and OpenNews are committed to dismantling systemic racism in the journalism industry and transforming news organizations into institutions of belonging. … 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.

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