ONA17

ONA17

We’re ~Journalists~ Too: Embracing Your New(ish) Newsroom Role

  • Kim Bui
  • Laura Davis
  • Elana Zak
  • Moderated by Timothy Wong

“I’m not a service department. Sorry-not-sorry!” If you’ve been tempted to utter that phrase, chances are you don’t have the words reporter or editor in your title....

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Expert Interview Advice from David A. Fahrenthold

  • David A. Fahrenthold
  • Moderated by Megan Chan

David A. Fahrenthold will walk through how he mixed good ol’ shoe leather reporting and social media to write some of the most impactful stories of the 2016 presidential...

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2017’s Tech Trends in Journalism

  • Amy Webb

This perennially packed session brings the future-think to ONA17. Amy Webb will demo never-before-seen tech prototypes … and this year, she has a few extra surprises in store in ...

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Early-Career Tips From Our 2017 MJ Bear Fellows

  • Subhashish Panigrahi
  • Kelly Moffitt
  • Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato
  • Moderated by Benét Wilson and Jennifer Mizgata

Our newest MJ Bear Fellows will discuss their innovative projects and share tips on how to early-career journalists can get buy-in on their ideas and make creative projects...

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So You Want to Teach in Academia?

  • Angie Chuang
  • Andrew Mendelson
  • Sudeep Reddy
  • Jeremiah Patterson
  • Moderated by Brooke Van Dam

Learn how to get and keep a teaching gig in the academy. Many journalists have been curious about the ins-and-outs of how academic institutions are set up, so we’ll offer some...

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Government Propaganda and Media Manipulation

  • Jessikka Aro
  • Ruslan Deynychenko
  • Steven Luckert
  • Moderated by Saleem Khan

This critical discussion will focus on how governments have manipulated public perception and the media, past and present. We’ll help provide context to ongoing political...

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IRE Takeover on Data Tricks and Tactics

  • Moderated by Anjanette Delgado

Our Under the Hood sessions offer a deep dive into bold ideas and are led by all types of newsroom leaders. In this special session, our friends at Investigative Reporters and...

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Thoughtful Testing: How to Ask the Right Questions in A/B Tests

  • Sophie Ho
  • Angela Wong

A/B tests, surveys and other testing tools are critical for getting user *experience* feedback, but thoughtful product development requires asking the right questions before you...

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How Bots are Deepening Relationships with Readers

  • Emily Clark
  • Rebecca Harris
  • Joseph Price
  • Emily Withrow
  • Moderated by Craig McCosker

These are the droids you’re looking for! Chatbots are proliferating at lightning speed, and proving a unique way to grow and engage an audience. Our experts will discuss their...