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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…

Photo Gallery: A Visit to Twitter HQ

Twitter invited Online News Association Attendees to its headquarters on Market Street in San Francisco. After presentations from Erica Anderson, Twitter’s manager of news, and Mark Luckie, manager of journalism…

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…

Image: Union Protest

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…

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Newspapers vs. Web: a Finnish Perspective

Googling Finland elicits some basic clichés: thousands of lakes, the home of Santa Claus, a mobile phone company called Nokia (that used to be big) and, after drinking a lot,…

Image: Mark Luckie

Attendees Flock to Twitter Headquarters

More than 100 digital journalists visited the Twitter headquarters in San Francisco Thursday evening to learn how to improve their reach on the popular social media platform. Twitter’s Erica Anderson…

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Where Did ONA12 Attendees Come From?

Click on the interactive map to find out. [iframe src=”” width=”620″ height=”520″] After numerous hours on a plane, three journalists from La Nacion, a newspaper in Buenos Aires, Argentina, arrived…

Image: Attendees at ONA's opening reception smile for a photo booth camera at the Rincon Center in San Francisco Thursday night. (Photo by Jill Knight)

The Eyes Have It

Attendees at ONA’s opening reception smile for a photo booth camera at the Rincon Center in San Francisco Thursday night. (Photo by Jill Knight)

Trending at #ONA12

What’s Trending at #ONA12

Each day, we will be tracking what attendees are talking about at the Online News Association 2012 Conference in San Francisco. Although the conference did not officially start until Friday, Thursday saw a number of panels and meetups focused on coding, networking and exploring online tools.