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Ancient Storytelling Practices that Win the Internet for Good

Amy O’Leary, @amyoleary, the editorial director at Upworthy, provides three ancient storytelling methods that can improve your digital storytelling today.

2016 Presidential Campaign Trail: How do you stay organized?

We asked CNN National Political Reporter Maeve Reston and Mashable Political Editor Juana Summers to offer advice on how to stay organized ahead of the 2016 presidential election.

Advice for Changing Your Stylebook from Poynter’s Kristen Hare

Poynter’s Kristen Hare gives advice for changing your stylebook.

Changing Your Stylebook To Create a More Empathetic Newsroom

Megan Finnerty, features reporter with The Arizona Republic/azcentral.com; Sharif Durhams, homepage editor with The Washington Post; Stephanie Uribe, program associate with The Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism and Kristen Hare, reporter with Poynter Institute for Media Studies, discuss changing your stylebook to create a more essaywritinghelper.net empathetic newsroom.

Highlights from Google’s Richard Gingras Q&A Replies

Questions covered the structure of articles, role of data journalism and improving Google’s Trust Project.

Google’s Richard Gringas on the questions facing digital journalism

Richard Gringas closes his ONA15 keynote address with the questions facing the journalism industry and what it will take to answer them.

Online News Association to expand local journalism training with $828,000 from Knight Foundation

LOS ANGELESThe Online News Association today announced that it will expand its program connecting and training journalists in communities across the United States with a $828,000 grant from The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

Knight support will significantly help build on the success of ONA Local groups, which bring together journalists, technologists and educators, providing them with digital training and peer-to-peer learning. ONA will bring more resources to its 50 current local groups and create groups in 20 new communities, and develop partnerships with leading journalism and tech organizations. Continue reading

Online News Association launches free Build Your Own Ethics Code at 2015 conference

LOS ANGELESThe Online News Association today launched a fully crowd-sourced tool that allows journalists to easily customize and publish a digital ethics code.

The Build Your Own Ethics Code platform, supported by a $40K grant from the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation, addresses the intense interest and concern in the digital journalism community around the growing ethical issues unique to social media, technology and the viral nature and speed of breaking news.

Using the tool, journalists can review and easily select statements from a menu addressing more than 40 ethical issues, including user-generated content, verification, data journalism, social networks, suicide, graphic visuals, hostage situations, privacy, gender and ethnicity and hate speech. They then can tailor a code and export it for publication and internal use. Continue reading

Georgia News Lab, New Mexico News Port win Challenge Fund grand prizes

Over the past two years, we’ve chosen 23 winning projects in our $1M contest to encourage educators to hack the journalism curriculum. The competitive Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education was created in 2014 to encourage journalism programs to experiment with new ways of providing news and information.

Today we announce a grand-prize winner for the Challenge Fund to two schools — and their collaborators — that embody the full spirit of the challenge. Georgia News Lab and its partners, led by the University of George, will receive $65,000 for their innovative project, a series that led to a state ethics commission investigation into a program that squandered millions of dollars of federal HIV grant money. This was an impressive collaboration among four schools and two media companies in the state. Continue reading

Your ONA15 Survival Guide

Getting here and getting around

Our conference hotel, the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, is at 2025 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA 90067. Check out ourtravel recommendations (a Super Shuttle from Los Angeles Airport, at $14, is your cheapest option to get to the hotel) andLos Angeles tips from ONA Board Member Kim Bui. And make sure to check out this helpful blog post aimed at your last-minute needs: what to wear, where to find shopping near the hotel (toothbrush? outfit change? bottle of bourbon?) and more.

Marking your schedule

When planning out your schedule, you’ve got options: Our responsive conference website looks lovely on your mobile. The interactive scheduleon the ONA15 site is the best place to go for live updates and video streaming (where available). If you want to build a schedule, you can use our mobile app. Simply download the Grenadine Event Guide from the iOS or Android stores and use the code ONA15. You’ll receive a print program at registration, but remember, the online schedule is always your most up-to-date option, complete with any last-minute room, program or speaker changes. Continue reading

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