ONA16

ONA16

Designing Journalism for a Digital Conversation

  • Monica Guzmán
  • Terry Parris Jr.
  • Moderated by Josh Stearns

From the rise of chat apps to the successful re-invigoration of newsletters with personality, it’s obvious audiences are hungry for new ways to connect with news and...

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Engaging Audiences with Live “High Def” Journalism

  • Megan Finnerty
  • Liz Nelson

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...

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Rethinking ‘Diversity’: How to Cover Race & Inclusion

  • Dawn Ennis
  • Chip Mahaney
  • Imaeyen Ibanga
  • Tracie Powell

Definitions aren’t black and white, so how can we better define “inclusion”? Why is the term “diversity” losing favor? We’ll look at examples of how stories can better...

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The Election Will Not Be Televised: The 2016 Presidential Reality Show on Social

  • Ashley Codianni
  • Versha Sharma

The 2016 presidential race is unlike anything we’ve seen in generations — and we’ve never had more tools to cover it. We’ll talk about the process for producing pieces on...

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It’s Not Mobile First. Think Content First.

  • Sarah Squire
  • Allison Morrow

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 our audience to take...

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F* It, We’ll Do It Live: Workshopping The Hows & Whys Of Live Stream Part II

  • Brandon Echter
  • Claire ONeill

In this session, we’ll dig a bit deeper into the whys of live video — and discuss what might come next. When has live news coverage made sense in the past? What are the...

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Journalistic Standards in a Virtual World

  • Ben Kreimer
  • Kelly McBride
  • Andrew Metz
  • Moderated by Sarah Hill

As VR expands into newsrooms, it’s time, as former AP Standards Editor Tom Kent put it in a recent Medium post, for an ethical reality check: “How real is virtual reality...

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Product-ify Your Newsroom: Innovate with Product Thinking

  • Katharine Bailey
  • Greg Emerson
  • Hailey Persinger

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...

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reported.ly: The Story of Digital Media

  • Moderated by Mathew Ingram

Unique and experimental in its focus, structure and revenue stream, the two-year-old social news-wire project reported.ly uses social media platforms as a home for real-time news...