Product

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 ...

Table Talks: Mobile Tools + Design

  • Moderated by Cole Goins

Consistently ranked among the best experiences of our conference, this series of participatory, inspiring conversations will address challenging topics in your area of expertise....

Creating the Next Generation of Product Thinkers

  • Marie Gilot
  • Aron Pilhofer
  • Hong Qu
  • Angela Wong

Media companies — both startups and legacy organizations — are hiring people who can design, develop and manage news products, such as mobile apps, email newsletters, SMS...

How Bots are Deepening Relationships with Readers

  • Emily Clark
  • Rebecca Harris
  • Joseph Price
  • Emily Withrow
  • Moderated by Craig McCosker

These are the droids you’re looking for! Chatbots are proliferating at lightning speed, and proving a unique way to grow and engage an audience. Our experts will discuss their...

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...

What Product and News Designers Can Learn From Each Other

  • Emily Chow
  • Jessica Parker Gilbert

Both news designers and product designers are trying to reach audiences through good design, but they face different challenges and have unique insights into what works. News...

It’s Not Mobile First. Think Content First.

  • Sarah Squire
  • Allison Morrow

Designers and developers have been talking about mobile first for a few years now, but it’s time to pivot. What are we trying to say, and what do we want our audience to take...

Product-ify Your Newsroom: Innovate with Product Thinking

  • Katharine Bailey
  • Greg Emerson
  • Hailey Persinger

Even without a product team, a dedicated manager or journalist can mobilize the resources to incite change in the newsroom and its products. Our team of presenters will examine...

Designing More Emotionally Intelligent Digital Experiences

  • Anjali Mullany

A range of companies — from social networking startups to media organizations to tech titans like Facebook — have been boldly experimenting to allow audiences to express their...