ONA11

ONA11

I Screwed Up (And You Will, Too)

  • David Cohn
  • Denise Cheng

Everyone likes to talk about their digital successes but there’s often a lot to learn from honest failure. Two journalism innovators talk about theirs–what they did...

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Innovative Ways to Cover the 2012 Election

  • Derek Willis

Before 2012 arrives, learn what you’ll need to know about building and maintaining an election site. Developers will discuss using the best (cheap or free) sources for...

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A Conversation on the Front Lines of the Arab Revolution

  • Andy Carvin
  • Moderated by Jennifer Preston

As the Arab Spring turns into the Arab Fall, we’ll explore what’s it like to be on the front lines of the revolutions and protests that transfixed the world and inspired a...

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Race, Gender and Technology: The Third Rail?

  • Latoya Peterson
  • Joel Dreyfuss
  • Bruce Koon
  • Sam Diaz
  • Moderated by Retha Hill

A panel of digital journalists will confront questions of diversity often lost in the new media technology and economy discussion: Who is online? Who is innovating? What’s the...

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Digital Media in the Cloud: A Conversation with Vivek Kundra

Vivek Kundra, who served the Obama administration as the first federal Chief Information Officer, will be joined by Tom Ashbrook, host of 90.9 WBUR’s “On Point,” in a...

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B.S. Detection for Digital Journalists

  • Mandy Jenkins
  • Craig Silverman

Accuracy is fundamental to what we do, but it’s a challenge to verify information when it flows at digital warp speed from so many sources. Get specific tools, advice, and...

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‘Once Upon a Datum’: Telling Visual Stories

Armed with some quick tips and freely available tools, you, no matter your level of coding knowledge, can make simple, effective and engaging interactive data visualizations, such...

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Gaming Your Audience

Gamification means more than just slapping some game devices on a site. Game mechanics should be applied thoughtfully and with specific goals in mind that engage users and...

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SMO Is the New SEO

  • Kim Bui

Social Media Optimization may be as important as Search Engine Optimization for content distribution, but far different rules apply. Learn what they are, plus how to drive the...