ONA18

ONA18

Expert Investigative Journalism Advice with John Carreyrou

  • John Carreyrou
  • Moderated by Shazna Nessa

In one of the biggest news stories of the year, Wall Street Journal reporter John Carreyrou exposed fraud by the founder of Theranos, a startup promising rapid blood testing and...

ONA18

Media Manipulation, Amplification and Responsibility

  • danah boyd

Over the past year, the researchers at Data & Society have looked into a range of cross-cutting issues affecting journalism right now. They’ve discussed media manipulation...

ONA18

Building Your Freelancer Brand: Pitch Editors, Tell Stories, Get Paid

  • Kristen Lepore
  • Usha Sahay
  • Ankita Rao
  • Moderated by Meena Thiruvengadam

Freelancers without institutional affiliation rely on editors to survive, but are often working blind about what they look for and how they field pitches. Learning how to...

ONA18

[BLANK] is the Future of Journalism

  • Jahna Berry
  • Matt Thompson
  • Justin Myers
  • Amanda Zamora
  • Moderated by Robert Hernandez

It’s the one thing that’s going to save journalism … and you get to decide what it is! Our twist on a live improv game offers a fun and informative look at emerging tools...

ONA18

Deep Dive into Audience Engagement: New Tools, Personalization, Audio, and More

  • Moderated by Penny Riordan

There are so many types of tech tools and strategies out there that can help publishers and content creators build a greater and more loyal audience. You can choose to develop...

ONA18

Wall Street Journal: Designing for Capabilities

  • Shazna Nessa
  • Katharine Bailey

You are invited to join the Wall Street Journal newsroom and product teams as they share how they’re using research, data and internal testing to create unique, enriching...

ONA18

How’s My Story Doing? Custom Analytics and Empowered Local Newsrooms

  • Kim Fox
  • Sharon Chan
  • Josh Hart
  • Patrick Kerkstra

News needs more than pageview data to understand what audiences are willing to pay for. In new, distinct approaches, The Seattle Times and The Philadelphia Inquirer have built...

ONA18

How Facebook is Going for Local News

  • Sarah Whitmire
  • Anthony Quintano
  • Cal Lundmark
  • Kurt Gessler

In early 2018, Facebook made a series of large-scale changes to its Newsfeed and to the system used to track these changes, sending shockwaves through the news industry. By...

ONA18

Ten Secrets of Fast Writing and Powerful Storytelling

  • Roy Peter Clark
  • Mallary Tenore

In a digital age, the craft of writing has never been more important. Incubating narrative energy, modulating voice, building special emphasis and exporting short-form concepts...