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Quick Guide to Your Basic 360 / VR Toolkit

  • Shaheryar Popalzai
  • Kevin Tsukii
  • Nicholas Whitaker
  • Lakshmi Sarah

The number of tools for making 360 video and virtual reality projects has exploded over the past year or two. We’ll do a quick overview of affordable cameras, audio equipment...

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Don’t Read the Comments, Sew Them!

  • Hannah Wise

The comments are tough to deal with. They are messy and more often than not they just make no sense. Even for journalists who are invested in engaging with their readers, the...

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Do We Need a Bechdel Test for News? How Inclusiveness and Credibility Can Expand Coverage

  • Vanessa K De Luca
  • Lisa Stone
  • Jose Vargas
  • Moderated by Alisa Miller

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...

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VR Technical Workshop: Introduction to Unity

  • Daniel Pacheco

True virtual reality is more than 360 video; it also contains computer-designed graphic elements. We’ll do a quick crash course on the Unity game engine, one of the most common...

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2016’s Tech Trends in Journalism

  • Amy Webb

This perennially standing-room-only session brings the future-think to ONA16. Amy Webb will demo never-before-seen tech prototypes, betas and other surprises. She’ll give us...

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The 2016 Legal Panel

  • Gregg Leslie
  • Eric Lieberman
  • Steve Zansberg

Join us for this interactive session, updated each year with fresh, relevant guidance on the unique legal issues surrounding digital journalism and technology. Come prepared with...

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VR Technical Town Hall

  • Robert Hernandez

If you’ve been through the process of making your first VR piece, this Town Hall is for you. It’s a chance to openly discuss best practices, tools, current and upcoming gear...

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Tools v. Snowflakes

  • Chris Amico
  • Priya Krishnakumar

If you build interactive news applications or graphics, you likely agonize over this question: “Can I reuse this, or is this a one-off?” If reusable, what uses cases will it...

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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.