Politics and Law

ONA17

When Satire Is the Most Effective Political Coverage

  • Francesca Fiorentini
  • Matt Negrin
  • Melinda Taub

In a truly unprecedented political climate, both journalists and audiences can feel fatigued from day-to-day news coverage. Satirical news shows like The Daily Show and Full...

ONA17

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...

ONA17

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...

ONA17

The 2017 Legal Panel

  • Vickie Baranetsky
  • Lauren Fisher
  • Gregg Leslie
  • Moderated by Alison Schary

Join us for this conversational session, updated each year with fresh, relevant guidance on the unique legal issues surrounding digital journalism and technology. Come prepared...

ONA16

The Election Will Not Be Televised: The 2016 Presidential Reality Show on Social

  • Ashley Codianni
  • Versha Sharma

The 2016 presidential race is unlike anything we’ve seen in generations — and we’ve never had more tools to cover it. We’ll talk about the process for producing pieces on...

ONA16

Latinos and the 2016 Election: Reporting on Communities Regardless of Your Background

  • Jose Olivares
  • Kelly Ann Scott
  • Natalie Van Hoozer
  • Vanessa Vancour

Noticiero Móvil is an experiment that provides 2016 election coverage to empower Latinos, funded by an ONA/Knight Foundation grant. College students working on the project are...

ONA16

The 2016 Legal Panel

  • Gregg Leslie
  • Eric Lieberman
  • Steve Zansberg

Join us for this interactive session, updated each year with fresh, relevant guidance on the unique legal issues surrounding digital journalism and technology. Come prepared with...

ONA15

The 2015 Legal Panel

  • Gregg Leslie
  • Karlene Goller
  • Jean-Paul Jassy
  • Moderated by Alison Schary

Join us for this important staple of our conference, updated each year with fresh, relevant legal information. This interactive discussion will look at unique legal issues...

ONA15

Flying Into New Territory With Drone Journalism

  • Ben Kreimer
  • Dickens Olewe
  • Taylor Owen
  • Matt Waite
  • Moderated by Valerie Belair-Gagnon

After years of technological experimentation and legal ambiguity, civilian drones are now going mainstream. The new regulatory environment created by the latest FAA decision will...