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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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 ...

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The Art of Getting S**t Done

  • Elena Bergeron
  • Justin Ellis
  • S. Mitra Kalita

Let’s get real: this business is rife with obstacles, both personal and professional (and that tricky space in-between). We’ll talk about how to achieve your goals — be they ...

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Under the Hood: Re-Imagining Legacy Newsrooms

  • Moderated by Katie Hawkins-Gaar

Our Under the Hood sessions offer a deep dive into bold ideas led by newsrooms of all types. We've all got big dreams for our newsrooms. Talent and grit matter, but what...

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Dos and Don’ts for Facebook Live

  • Geoff Dietrich
  • Brodie Fenlon
  • Irene Thomaidis

Veteran Facebook Live producers will discuss innovative approaches to creating content — efforts that have gone right, as well as at times comical examples of lessons learned...