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ONA’s just-launched initiative for supporting newsrooms in exploring artificial intelligence to better serve news audiences.

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    New opportunities: ONA calls for entries, judges and screeners for the 2024 Online Journalism Awards

    The Online News Association (ONA) has opened the call for entries for the 2024 Online Journalism Awards (#OJA24), the leading global awards for digital journalism since 2000. OJA honorees set … Read more.

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