Category Archives: ONA

Drones: Journalists With Flying Robots

Drones. The word brings to mind roving military machines that rain down hellfire. (Or it brings to mind their online parodies.) However, they have potential for civilian use, especially in…

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The Meaning of Metrics: Measuring a Story’s Impact

News outlets have more ways of tracking an audience than ever before, but measuring a story’s impact beyond the page view can be challenging. “The idea of metrics themselves are…

What’s Trending at #ONA12: Friday Edition

We’re continuing to track what people are talking about at ONA12. Friday’s trends ranged from diversity issues and tech trends to protests and parties.

Anatomy of a New Journalist

At Anatomy of a New Journalist, a panel of nine AP-Google scholars and MJ Bear fellows listed the top skills and traits a journalist needs today. “Mentorship goes both ways,”…

When Online Networks Connect in Person

The ONA conference is a chance for journalists from around the world to come together and discuss storytelling in the digital age. But journalists aren’t disconnected in the year between…

Canadians Meet up at ONA12

[ona12-soundslides url=”http://ona12.journalists.org/media/ONA12_canadians/_files/iframe.html”] Canadian journalists make up a small but lively portion of the ONA12 conference attendees this year. ONA’s Canadian chapter met up Friday night in the Hyatt restaurant for…

Insta-images at #ONA12: Day 2

ONA’s annual conference is in full swing, and attendees have been capturing every captivating moment through Instagram. See the city through their eyes with our gallery of images from Instagram and…

Confession Session: What makes you successful?

A popular stop at the ONA 12 Conference is the student newsroom confessional booth, where attendees share their thoughts on what makes a successful journalist. See our other confession sessions,…

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Mini Law School May Help Keep Digital Journalists out of Court

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What You Missed From the Kickoff of ONA12

Not in San Francisco? Here’s what you’re missing. Three journalists from the ONA Student Newsroom collaborated to produce a time-lapse video of San Francisco sights and scenes from the opening…