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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Ensuring Accessibility For News

  • Dean Betz
  • Aditi Bhandari

How accessible is your website? Does your news app meet recommended contrast guidelines for visually impaired users? Can you navigate your page with only a keyboard? How does that ...

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Innovations in Fact-Checking Your Government

  • Angie Holan
  • Omar Mohammed
  • Eric Carvin

We’ve entered a golden age for fact-checking, with new teams of fact-checkers and digital tools sprouting up around the world. What are the latest digital tools they are using...

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Building Great Newsletters and Email Tools

  • Megan Hess
  • Jacque Boltik
  • Matt Kiser

It’s easy to send an email, but how do you build an audience when you’re inside someone’s inbox? Learn how to keep a newsletter going on the fly, and get editorial and...

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Sharing Data and Insights for More Engaging Local Journalism

  • Leonard Fishman
  • Meghan Hoyer
  • Troy Thibodeaux

Data journalism is becoming more important to the way organizations cover the news. The right data set can lead to stories we couldn’t tell otherwise and help us tell familiar...

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Stories are the New Story: Making Vertical Content Work

  • Fernanda Braune-Brackenrich
  • Jake Grovum

Vertical content — think Snapchat Discover or Instagram and Facebook Stories — is becoming ubiquitous. We’ll dive into a mix of theory and practical tips for getting your...

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Playful Tech in the J-School Classroom

  • Katherine Hepworth
  • Juli James
  • Mindy McAdams

“We don’t do math, but we do play.” This session on technology development and diversity is aimed at journalism school educators. See technology projects from a range of...

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Building Trust in Online Communities

  • Kim Bode
  • Rubina Fillion
  • Adam Smith

How can old and new media organizations build on their strengths to engender trust in the age of endless online soapboxing, media pluralism and fake news? What can they learn from ...