Following the Aug. 9 police shooting of Michael Brown, Ferguson, Mo. became a petri dish of breaking news reporting in the 21st century, magnifying race relations, social media eyewitness accounts, … Learn about this subject.
Global Strategies in the Fight Against Misinformation
Around the world, coordinated campaigns sharing false or misleading information have been targeting election cycles. We’ve assembled an incredible group of global experts who have found successful strategies to quickly … Learn about this subject.
Journalism in the Climate Change Era with Gina McCarthy
Climate change presents enormous public policy challenges worldwide, but in few places are its effects so immediate and acute as the ONA19 host city, New Orleans. Join former EPA Administrator … Learn about this subject.
Fireside Chat with Maria Ressa
Recent global shifts toward nationalism have led to a deterioration of press freedom worldwide. Journalist Maria Ressa has been on the front lines of this battle. Her organization, Rappler, has … Learn about this subject.
New Iterations in News Philanthropy
While philanthropic giving has long been a part of our news infrastructure, recent iterations present new experiments and proposed new models for funding journalism. We’ll hear from The Seattle Times, … Learn about this subject.
Platform Partnership Roundup for Local News
Major tech platforms have announced partnerships, funding and other opportunities for local news at a dizzying pace over the past year. In this session, we’ll clarify which initiatives are underway, … Learn about this subject.
2019’s Tech Trends in Journalism
Amy Webb will launch the latest edition of Future Today Institute’s emerging tech trends for journalists report, providing insights into what trends will impact journalism, what tools are on the … Learn about this subject.
Founders and Firsts: 20 Years of ONA
This year, ONA celebrates 20 years of training, networking and honoring excellence in journalism. We’ve organized a Featured session super-group of ONA all-stars: some of our founders alongside others who … Learn about this subject.
Expert Investigative Journalism Advice with John Carreyrou
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 … Learn about this subject.
Global State of Reader Engagement
Chartbeat’s Data Science Chief, Josh Schwartz, offers new research into rich, global, aggregate data speaking to year-on-year trends as they relate to platforms, devices, traffic, acquisition, loyalty, referrals, alerts, apps … Learn about this subject.