ONA18

ONA18

Let’s Talk About What Works With Local

  • JJ Hensley
  • Steven Waldman
  • Amy Adams Harding
  • Lance Knobel
  • Moderated by Chrissy Towle

In a set of lightning sessions with journalists, researchers, publishers and technologists from across North America, you’ll hear first hand about what key leaders are thinking...

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Blockchain to Power Journalism

  • David Turner
  • Vivian Schiller
  • Moderated by David Cohn

Beyond the hairpin twists of crypto fortunes, blockchain is the foundational technology of an emerging culture ecosystem. In this singular moment, media producers have the...

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How to Please Every Platform and Make Video Distribution Work

  • Ashley Codianni
  • Andrew Springer
  • Nadine Ajaka

Balancing servicing your own platform against the massive global audiences promised by Facebook Watch, Snapchat, Apple News, YouTube, Twitter, et. al., is the fundamental...

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Journalism’s Poverty Problem

  • Emily Goligoski
  • Sarah Alvarez
  • Jay Hamilton
  • Moderated by Heather Bryant

Income inequality is surging, journalists can’t afford to do their work and the industry is desperate for paying customers. Yet these three strands of poverty in journalism are...

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[Unconference] SEO for News: Fundamentals and the Future

SEO for news: Fundamentals and the Future How will people search online for news in the future? What will be the future of SEO for  news publishers? We explore 4 ideas and ask...

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[MIDWAY] Deep Dive into Data: Find It, Verify It, Visualize It

  • Moderated by Darla Cameron

There is so much data out there — but how do you find the good stuff? How do you know what types are quality vs. should be avoided? And once you have that data, what are...

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The Future of Content Creation, Layout, and Curation in WordPress (aka Gutenberg)

  • Steph Yiu
  • Ryan Sholin
  • Shannon Smith

WordPress and digital journalism have been BFFs forever and have been complementary to each other over the years. Early on, WordPress provided the freedom for journalists (and...

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The City As The City Desk

  • Tracie Powell
  • Aaron Foley
  • Aparna Mukherjee
  • Moderated by Niala Boodhoo

Successive generations of conglomeration, contraction, disruption and atomization have left serious gaps in local coverage everywhere in the news media. For Detroit and Los...

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Multilingual Journalism With a Small Staff and Almost No Money

  • Vanessa Vancour
  • Michelle Billman
  • Lisa Balde
  • Michelle Miner
  • Moderated by Wendy Warren

Simultaneously speaking to an audience engagement strategy and recognizing an emerging demographic reality, managing multilingual content is becoming an essential journalistic...