Category Archives: Data Viz

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…

ONA12 by the numbers

A Look at ONA 2012

The 2012 Online News Association conference kicked off Friday. Here is a look at the conference by the numbers.  

Image: Twitter CEO Dick Costolo

Twitter CEO Addresses ONA

Change is hard. Journalists attending ONA’s keynote speaker session Friday afternoon wanted to talk about Twitter’s new API versus getting tips on how to stay relevant online. More than 500…

10 Tech Trends of 2012

Image: Jose Antonio Vargas

Vargas: “Diversity Is Destiny”

Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas said it’s time to stop using the term ‘illegal immigrant.’ (Heikki Pölönen/ONA Student Newsroom)

Endeavour Glides Over San Francisco Bay

[ona12-soundslides url=””] Thousands of people lined the San Francisco Bay and packed the bluffs on Friday to catch a glimpse of the Space Shuttle Endeavour gliding over the Golden Gate…

Photo Gallery: Union Protest

[ona12-soundslides url=””] Union representatives from Unite Here! Local 2 picket outside the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco early Friday morning. The union has been in contract negotiations with the hotel for…

Five Tips From the Job Fair

1.    Make a first impression before meeting in person. Three of the four people I hired for my staff were people I first met digitally. They made a good digital…

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ONA12 Greeted by Hyatt Protestors

Unite Here! Local 2 and other union supporters picketed and chanted outside the Hyatt Regency San Francisco during the Online News Association’s annual conference this morning. Protesters carried signs reading…

Video: Journalists Think Entrepreneurship

In today’s economy many journalists are beginning to focus on creating their own news organizations, rather than finding a job at an existing one. They are working from their desktop…