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    A letter from CEO and Executive Director LaSharah S. Bunting: My vision for ONA’s future

    In this rapidly changing landscape, ONA’s mission to inspire and support innovation and excellence in digital journalism is more important than ever. ONA has a long history of driving transformation in uncertain times, and I am deeply committed to carrying forward that mission. Read more about my vision for growing ONA.

    LaSharah S. Bunting stands at a podium at the 2019 Online News Association Conference on Sept. 14, 2019, in New Orleans.

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    How we’re supporting journalists’ safety and press freedom

    ONA collaborates with press freedom advocates, media law experts and other journalism organizations to champion freedom of expression and journalists’ right to do their work. We’re pleased to share an … Read more.

    Use our updated database to ensure equitable information access for your audience

    We’re happy to announce that we have updated our Information Equity Database, a resource meant to help journalists reach and engage with communities who have been historically under- or misrepresented … Read more.

    Resilience in Combating Misinformation: Join ONA for a virtual discussion

    Update: May 22, 2023 We gathered key takeaways and resources from this event to keep the learning going. View resources Join the Online News Association on Thursday, May 18, at … Read more.

    How our updated COVID-19 Misinformation Playbook can improve your reporting

    We are pleased to announce that ONA has updated our COVID-19 Misinformation Playbook – a collection of tip sheets, source lists, explainers, examples and other materials spanning public health reporting … Read more.

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