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Media Manipulation, Amplification and Responsibility

  • danah boyd

Over the past year, the researchers at Data & Society have looked into a range of cross-cutting issues affecting journalism right now. They’ve discussed media manipulation and journalism’s role in amplifying bad actors; solutions for addressing fake news; and the media’s responsibility for handling high-profile suicides or other crisis events. Founder of Data & Society, danah boyd, kicks off ONA18 by providing a...

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Strategies for Dealing With An Incoherent National Gun Conversation

  • Akoto Ofori-Atta
  • Lori Shontz
  • March for Our Lives
  • Moderated by Versha Sharma

Our national conversation on gun culture is an ever-shifting kaleidoscope touching on suicide, handgun violence and mass shootings. By...

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Expert Investigative Journalism Advice with John Carreyrou

  • John Carreyrou
  • Moderated by Shazna Nessa

In one of the biggest news stories of the year, Wall Street Journal reporter John Carreyrou exposed fraud by the founder of Theranos, a...

Reader Engagement and Analytics

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Global State of Reader Engagement

  • Josh Schwartz

Chartbeat’s Data Science Chief, Josh Schwartz, offers new research into rich, global, aggregate data speaking to year-on-year trends as they relate to platforms, devices,...

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Building Trust in Online Communities

  • Kim Bode
  • Rubina Fillion
  • Adam Smith

How can old and new media organizations build on their strengths to engender trust in the age of endless online soapboxing, media pluralism and fake news? What can they learn from ...

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Sharing Data and Insights for More Engaging Local Journalism

  • Leonard Fishman
  • Meghan Hoyer
  • Troy Thibodeaux

Data journalism is becoming more important to the way organizations cover the news. The right data set can lead to stories we couldn’t tell otherwise and help us tell familiar...

Conference Keynotes

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The Trust Architects: Building Deeper Engagement

  • Mark Little

An entire community of journalists, technologists, activists, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and other innovators have been tackling the issues of trust in news for months...

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Managing for Innovation and Culture Change in News

  • S. Mitra Kalita
  • Anne-Marie Tomchak

Join us for a vibrant kick-off to our day of discussing best practices and innovation in newsrooms. We’ll discuss newsroom structure, product iteration and innovation and how to...

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Trust, Truth and Questions for the Media

  • Moderated by Brian Stelter

It’s been a strange year in politics, to say the least. From a surprising Presidential election cycle to a sense of rising public mistrust in journalism to weekly policy and...

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Accelerate: Local News

Rebekah Monson on Email Newsletters

  • Rebekah Monson

From the 2019 Accelerate: Local News Summit in Denver, Colorado, WhereByUs’ Rebekah Monson presents on Email Newsletters

Accelerate: Local News

Kai Wright on Podcasting

From the 2019 Accelerate: Local News Summit in Denver, Colorado, WNYC’s Kai Wright presents on Podcasting

Accelerate: Local News

Sharon Chan on Digital Subscriptions

  • Sharon Chan

From the 2019 Accelerate: Local News Summit in Denver, Colorado, The Seattle Times’ Sharon Chan presents on Digital Subscriptions

Accelerate: Local News

Retha Hill on the Local News Landscape from an Academic’s Perspective

From the 2019 Accelerate: Local News Summit in Denver, Colorado, ASU Cronkite School’s Retha Hill presents on the Local News Landscape from an Academic’s Perspective.

Accelerate: Local News

Sandra Clark on Audience Engagement in Local News

  • Sandra Clark

From the 2019 Accelerate: Local News Summit in Denver, Colorado, WHYY’s Sandra Clark presents on Local News Audience Engagement

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Trust, Media and Democracy

  • Raney Aronson-Rath
  • Mizell Stewart III
  • John Thornton
  • Brandon Busteed
  • Moderated by Jennifer Preston

Join commission members Raney Aronson-Rath, Frontline, Mizell Stewart III, Gannett and John Thornton, founder, Texas Tribune, along with Brandon Busteed from Gallup to discuss how...

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Membership Has Its Benefits

Membership models are as diverse as the organizations that use them, with plenty of experimentation in recent years. We’ll gather journalists leading for-profit, non-profit and...

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Lessons from Black Twitter: Inclusive Reporting in Diverse Communities

  • Meredith Clark
  • Paul Cheung
  • Nisha Chittal
  • Anusha Alikhan

A Knight Foundation analysis of interactions between Twitter’s black, feminist and Asian-American subcultures — and the news media that cover them — shows well-placed...

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Real News Job Market: Who, What, When, Where

  • Yustina Saleh
  • Annalyn Kurtz
  • Stuart Muller
  • Moderated by Jeff Jarvis

Conventional wisdom and Bureau of Labor Statistics data agree: journalism employment has struggled for a decade. A new analysis of 40 million online listings from Tow-Knight and...

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Doug Mitchell

Project Founder / Director , Next Generation Radio, NPR

Heather Bryant

Director, Facet

Robert Hernandez

Digital Journalism Professor, USC Annenberg/JOVRNALISM

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