- Maria Ressa
Moderated by Anita Zielina
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 been investigated extensively by the Filipino government following its reporting of Rodrigo Duterte’s presidency in the Philippines. As CEO, Ressa has been arrested and accused of libel, sparking worldwide calls to drop the charges...
- Amy Webb
Amy Webb will launch the latest edition of Future Today Institute’s emerging tech trends for journalists report, providing insights into...
How to Approach Difficult Conversations: A Guide to Improve Your Newsroom Culture, Your Coverage and Your Life
- Destinée-Charisse Royal
- Luisa Ortiz Pérez
Difficult conversations are, by definition, challenging. This session will provide tactics to handle tough and tricky newsroom talks that...
- Everdeen Mason
Content creation and audience strategy should go hand in hand, but in many newsrooms, audience has an afterthought when deciding what stories to pursue and how to pursue them....
- 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,...
- Gabriel Sands
- Haley Correll
- Alexandra Ptachick
Moderated by Anna Kim
Reddit’s 100k+ topic-oriented communities are a tremendously broad and deep resource for anyone sourcing stories, but can be frustratingly labyrinthian for the uninitiated. This...
- Gina McCarthy
Moderated by Mark Schleifstein
Climate change presents enormous public policy challenges worldwide, but in few places are its effects so immediate and acute as the ONA19 host city, New Orleans. Join former EPA...
- Josh Mabry
- Amy Adams Harding
- Gary Roundtree
Moderated by Amalie Nash
Major tech platforms have announced partnerships, funding and other opportunities for local news at a dizzying pace over the past year. In this session, we’ll clarify which...
- 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 sharing their perspectives on what we get...
- Jose Vargas
- Peter Perl
- Ethan Zuckerman
Reporting on immigration with accuracy and empathy has always been difficult, a long-term challenge exacerbated by the mendacity and unpredictability of the Trump-era. Join Define...
- Clarisa Diaz
- Julia Kumari Drapkin
By applying a design thinking focus to storytelling, audience engagement and participatory projects, science journalists and newsroom leaders can demonstrate different ways of...
- Jane Lytvynenko
- Ashley Feinberg
- Malachy Browne
Moderated by Michelle Baruchman
Notable figures, like all of us, exhibit specific, personalized behavior online, creating internet footprints visible to anyone via ethical and public digital sleuthing. Join this...
- Kim Fox
- Sharon Chan
- Paul Cheung
Want to cheat on journalism? Quit your job and escape the daily content grind? Feel like you have no control over your career? You might be having a midlife crisis with...
- Andy Carvin
After years of exposure to graphic imagery, social reporting pioneer Andy Carvin confronted the consequences of his PTSD diagnosis, radically changing how he approached reporting...
- Katherine Goldstein
Motherhood is too often dismissed as a fluffy topic for lifestyle pages, rather than one in dire need of serious reporting on its intersections with healthcare, economics, public...