Technology

ONA18

Take a Deep Dive into Video Programming: Building Credibility, Understanding AI, + Exploring New Tools

  • Rohan Castelino
  • Tessa Sproule
  • Will Jamieson
  • Michael Shabun
  • Moderated by Imaeyen Ibanga

Video is the dominant media form for the next generation of information audiences. Getting credible video in front of the right audience when they need it is the preeminent...

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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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Why Should I Care About AI?

  • Paul Cheung
  • Lisa Gibbs
  • Latoya Peterson
  • Meredith Broussard

From the autonomous systems driving the Facebook News Feed to enabling ever more believable fake audio and video, AI is poised to have a major role in shaping the future of news...

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Drones: Innovative Storytelling Tools

  • Dale Blasingame
  • Sara Shields

Much more than a shiny, new toy for photographers and videographers, drones are an innovative, increasingly popular storytelling tool that journalists and newsrooms are using in a ...

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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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Machine Learning and You: Boost Audience Engagement, Change Readers’ Habits

  • Dan Ratner

The pervasiveness of news has led to a publication agnosticism that seriously threatens reader loyalty and audience engagement. Machine learning, through augmented content and...

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Setting the Record Straight by Going Wayback

  • Mark Graham

The public web is a fact checker’s dream, but not everything stays up forever. More than just an invaluable contribution to collective memory, the practice of web crawling,...

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The Fear of AI: When Humans and Robots Just Don’t Get Along

  • Judy King
  • Quin Murray

Artificial intelligence and machine learning skeptics find sympathetic ears in many newsrooms, where journalists dismiss, criticize and even fear automated tech. Successful...

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[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...