“We don’t do math, but we do play.” This session on technology development and diversity is aimed at journalism school educators. See technology projects from a range of classrooms and … Learn about this subject.
Under the Hood: Re-Imagining Legacy Newsrooms
Our Under the Hood sessions offer a deep dive into bold ideas led by newsrooms of all types. We've all got big dreams for our newsrooms. Talent and grit matter, … Learn about this subject.
What Product and News Designers Can Learn From Each Other
Both news designers and product designers are trying to reach audiences through good design, but they face different challenges and have unique insights into what works. News designers are often … Learn about this subject.
Engaging Your Audience With Audience Engagement: Beyond the Buzzword
This session was among the most popular pitched to our annual unconference, in which attendees can suggest topics they feel should be added to this year's schedule. The pitches are … Learn about this subject.
Engaging Audiences with Live “High Def” Journalism
USA TODAY launched a 10-event “variety show” format series of gatherings composed of one-on-one interviews, storytelling and performances. In doing so, it created experiential opportunities for its wider community to … Learn about this subject.
It’s Not Mobile First. Think Content First.
Designers and developers have been talking about mobile first for a few years now, but it’s time to pivot. What are we trying to say, and what do we want … Learn about this subject.
Product-ify Your Newsroom: Innovate with Product Thinking
Even without a product team, a dedicated manager or journalist can mobilize the resources to incite change in the newsroom and its products. Our team of presenters will examine the … Learn about this subject.
Do We Need a Bechdel Test for News? How Inclusiveness and Credibility Can Expand Coverage
Around the world, news features women only 24 percent of the time, a data point indicative of journalism’s larger problem with inclusiveness in all forms of diversity, including race, ethnicity … Learn about this subject.
The Revenue Roundup: 6 Idea$ to Monetize Your Newsroom
Looking for some fresh revenue streams? Our seven experts present lightning talks (five minutes or less) on ideas that go beyond advertising, events and subscriptions.
Early-Career Tips From our 2016 MJ Bear Fellows
Hear inspiring examples of how early-career journalists are redefining our industry, our use of technology and our day-to-day jobs. Our newest MJ Bear Fellows, selected for their innovative projects, will … Learn about this subject.