I found many of ONA’s speakers were motivational, even though many did not directly apply to work in local newsrooms.
For the second consecutive year, I’m headed to the Online News Association’s conference for three days of reflection on the industry and lessons for the future.
For all its optimistic prose and preaching about moralistic cooperation, Star Trek’s captains didn’t always set a good example for future managers.
Today I test drove a new video app my company aims to use to increase production of news videos for our digital platforms.
Simply put, it is easier for people to be assholes online. A troll whisperer wins people over by reminding them they are still dealing with real people on the web.
Over the past weekend I spent two days at the University of Colorado participating in a symposium on digital media ethics.
There is no doubt in my mind that responsible, legal drones could potentially enhance disaster coverage, for both affected and curious audiences.
After attending the conference in Atlanta, I found Colorado had no local ONA club — so I set out to fix that problem.
For our coverage of the 2013 Colorado general election, I employed mapping lessons learned during my attendance at the ONA13 conference. I used data from the Secretary of State to create four Fusion Table maps used on TV and online.
I’ve arrived in Atlanta to attend my first ONA conference and I’m very excited. This year there seems to be a big emphasis on data journalism and alternative storytelling methods.
As I spoke on the #JournalismRedefined panel about social media in local journalism, I found myself putting into words ideas that hadn’t been conscious before.