Tag: ona

by Kathy E. Gill

It’s been the story of the year, and it led to two Online News Association awards for the Guardian as well as a keynote breakfast session at the 13th annual ONA conference in Atlanta. “It” is today’s digital surveillance society, personified in 2013 by the Edward Snowden revelations about National Security Agency behavior. And its […] more »

by Kelsey Mallahan

Though they are all at different stages of development, the nine startups presenting at the Collab/Space Atlanta workshop Wednesday have a few main challenges in common: having clear goals, identifying their target audiences and knowing where the money is coming from. Collab/Space was full-day hands-on workshop (put on by MediaShift) in which nine startups presented […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Twitter CEO: We’re a complement to news orgs, not a replacement (Nieman Lab) 2. NYT, AP will not attend off-the-record meeting with DOJ (Huffington Post) 3. The rise and fall of the social media editor (BuzzFeed) 4. Should Facebook determine what qualifies as hate speech? (GigaOm) 5. Google wants news organizations to clearly label ads that look like regular content (Circa) 6. Outsourced lectures and […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. What journalists need to know about the Justice Department’s seizure of AP phone records (Poynter) 2. Media coalition letter of protest to Attorney General Eric Holder (Washington Post) 3. Apple tells of tough talks, not collusion, with publishers (Reuters) 4. Study suggests 6 in 10 predict demise of AM/FM radio within 5 years (Detroit […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The problem with Twitter (Washington Post) 2. Web television company Aereo wins major court battle against TV networks (The Verge) 3. Reselling digital goods is copyright infringement, judge rules (Wired) 4. The simple reason Goodreads is so valuable for Amazon (The Atlantic) 5. Henry Blodget says Business Insider is growing but it’s still losing […] more »

by Josh Stearns

At the Online News Association conference late last month I finally had the chance to talk with Andrew Donohue in more than 140 characters, and we quickly got to discussing his new project. Donohue helped build and lead Voice of San Diego, one of the pioneering new local online non-profit journalism efforts, and is now […] more »

by David Johnson

Coming down off the rosy glow of several days in San Francisco, the beautiful city by the bay, the attendees of the Online News Association meeting are returning home with heads spinning full of inspiration and enthusiasm. There were many great sessions in a really stimulating conference. Two presentations in particular stood out and fit […] more »

by Kathy E. Gill

What should journalists call people who are living in the United States unlawfully? Research at the University of Memphis reveals that 9 out of 10 times, journalists use the labels “illegal immigrant” or “illegal alien.” But Jose Antonio Vargas had a different message for the journalists, students and educators gathered at the Online News Association […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. BitTorrent takes on Dropbox with personal file sharing (GigaOM) 2. Why ONA opposes #SOPA (Online News Association) 3. Europe’s largest free WiFi zone set for London (BBC News) 4. Matt Alexander: The e-reader, as we know it, is doomed (The Loop) 5. How Google beat AP with Iowa caucus […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Please join us at our MediaShift Mixer co-hosted by ONA in Boston as a kick-off to the ONA11 Conference (but you don’t have to be registered for the conference to attend). Here’s a partial list of the special guests at the mixer: Mark Glaser, MediaShift Dorian Benkoil, MediaShift Jeanne Brooks, ONA Andy Carvin, NPR Professor […] more »