Archive for October 2009

Video: Leo Laporte on the future of journalism

Oct 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: Keynotes

By Suzanne Yada
A behind-the-scenes interview with Leo Laporte, host of the This Week in Tech podcast, just before his keynote speech at the ONA conference.

What are you blogging about?

Oct 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: General News

By Armand Emamdjomeh

Blog. Some journalists say it’s their favorite four-letter word. Others can’t stand to hear it. The ONA student newsroom asked several journalists in the “blogging bar” at ONA09 “what do you blog about and why?”

The revolution will not be consumed

Oct 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: General News

By Kate Kilpatrick
True to his forecaster job title, Paul Saffo predicted that new media empires will arise in the next decade that will dwarf the Time Warners and Comcasts of today. They’ll do this, he says, “by enabling the many and the small.”

Confession sessions: ONA journalists answer today’s tough questions — Day 1

Oct 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: ONA09 Highlights, Top Story

When will you hold the last newspaper in your hands? What gives us hope in this challenging time for our industry? And what’s the past tense of “tweet”? We have no idea. Journalism students Amanda Dyer and Natalie Yemenidjian ask the talented journalists who are brave enough to enter their confession sessions.

Social media, links to be covered at the Un-Conference

Oct 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: General News

The Online News Association announced the voting results for the “Un-Conference” sessions at the 2009 annual conference in San Francisco, Calif. The sessions will focus around online networking and social media.

Text still rules

Oct 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Conference Track: Front End

By Anna Bloom and Martin Ricard
Words drive users of the Web, say the Internet’s wordsmiths. Bury the words in dense paragraphs or between a maze of images and users will grow impatient and change course.

ONA09 word on the street

Oct 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: ONA09 Highlights

Melissa Hale and Austin Fast hit the streets of San Francisco to find out how the locals are consuming the news.

’Net Working: Webb talks tech

Oct 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Conference Track: Back End, General News, Top Story

By Juana Summers
Amy Webb defines the leading edge of a field known for innovation. The digital media consultant, writer and adviser to numerous news organizations is engrossed in the intersection of journalism and technology.

ONA celebrates 10th anniversary

Oct 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: 10th Anniversary Celebration, Student Newsroom

By Devin Banerjee
ONA members—whose principal livelihoods include gathering, producing and studying news for digital presentation—are celebrating their association’s 10th anniversary at the annual Online News Association Conference Oct. 1-3 in San Francisco.

From one year to the next …

Oct 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: General News, Student Newsroom

By Abby Selden As a member of the Student Newsroom at last year’s Online News Association Conference, I energetically rushed around the hallways of the conference hotel, interviewing attendees on their favorite new technology trends and writing on the benefits of appealing to niche audiences. I was champing at the bit to enter the world […]