Keynotes tackle misinformation, entrepreneurship and political humor

Over 3,000 media innovators convene to share the latest trends and best practices in digital journalism at the sold-out conference. Washington, D.C.—The Online News Association, the world’s largest membership organization of digital journalists, announced three keynote discussions for its 2017 Online News Association conference in Washington, D.C., Oct. 5-7, including an opening panel on trust…  Read More

What “Under the Hood” sessions at ONA17 are all about

You may have noticed a new kind of session on the ONA conference schedule this year. “Under The Hood” sessions are designed to tackle broad, complex topics that have many elements worth discussing as a community. Speakers will quickly introduce their topics, and then break into different areas of the room to do a deep…  Read More

Things you should know before your first ONA conference

This post was written by Charo Henríquez, Senior Editor of Digital Storytelling and Training at The New York Times, who will be leading our First Timers’ Orientation on the opening day of ONA17. You may have heard the stories, seen the tweets, videos and pictures from previous years, but now it’s your turn to attend…  Read More

Midway session: Everyone loves data visualization

We’ve changed the Midway programming approach for ONA17 to give attendees more insider information and best practices. This year will feature 10 panel discussions highlighting Midway participants’ areas of expertise, unique data, research and industry analysis — no pitches, no fluff. Maps and more: Engage your audience through data visualization Friday, Oct. 6, 2-3 p.m.…  Read More

Midway panel: Doing more with less

We’ve changed the Midway programming approach for ONA17 to give attendees more insider information and best practices. This year will feature 10 panel discussions highlighting Midway participants’ areas of expertise, unique data, research and industry analysis — no pitches, no fluff. Maximizing the value of your journalism with fewer resources in a multi-platform world Thursday,…  Read More

Learn the best practices of mobile and design at ONA17

As audiences increasingly consume news on their phones, through their inboxes and elsewhere, learning how to package and deliver that content effectively becomes an ever-urgent priority. Learn from the folks who’ve studied audience behavior scientifically and collaborated with their peers in other roles to learn new approaches. These sessions range from how to master newsletter…  Read More

Midway session: The role of data + journalism in a post-truth society

We’ve changed the Midway programming approach for ONA17 to give attendees more insider information and best practices. This year will feature 10 panel discussions highlighting Midway participants’ areas of expertise, unique data, research and industry analysis — no pitches, no fluff. Find information better: New ways to research and access information Thursday, Oct. 5, 3:30…  Read More

Midway session: Producing high quality, engaging video on-the-go

We’ve changed the Midway programming approach for ONA17 to give attendees more insider information and best practices. This year will feature 10 panel discussions highlighting Midway participants’ areas of expertise, unique data, research and industry analysis — no pitches, no fluff. Audience Engagement Through Video: Live, Mobile, and More Friday, Oct. 6, 12-1 p.m. –…  Read More

How to dig into business revenue and ethics issues at ONA17

As newsrooms seek new ways to generate revenue and gain reach, they’re turning to tried-and-true models and new approaches to sustain their work. Below are the sessions that engage business revenue and ethics issues, great for entrepreneurs and journalists alike who want to better understand how the machine works. Got questions for our speakers? Leave…  Read More