General News

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.”

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.

’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.

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 […]

Anybody hiring?

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

By Juana Summers The dinner table talk about the future of journalism doesn’t involve a lot of optimism. Even some people in the industry are telling me I should probably go to graduate school instead of looking for journalism jobs. The news is filled with talk of furloughs, buyouts and hiring freezes, but I’m not […]

Leo Laporte addresses technology in keynote

Oct 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: General News, Keynotes

By Suzanne Yada
Leo Laporte, host of nationally syndicated tech talk show “The Tech Guy Labs” and podcast “TWiT: This Week in Tech,” just finished speaking to the ONA crowd. Click here for the archived live blog coverage.

Live blog: Twitter CEO Evan Williams

Oct 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: General News, Keynotes, Top Story

By Jessica Estepa
Evan Williams, CEO of the social media phenomenon Twitter, will speak to journalists 9 a.m. Friday. Check back for live updates from Student Newsroom journalists Amanda Ash and Jessica Estepa.

ONA09 live stream available at

Oct 1st, 2009 | By | Category: General News, ONA09 Highlights

Didn’t make it to San Francisco for ONA09? No worries, you can drop in online.

Win a Flip Mino at ONA09

Sep 26th, 2009 | By | Category: General News

Thanks to our friends at Reuters, you can win one of two Flip Mino video cameras we’ll be giving away at ONA09. Stop by the registration desk between Thursday, Oct. 1, at 8:30 a.m. and Saturday, Oct. 3, at 9 a.m. to enter. Tickets are $2 each or three for $5, and will support the […]

ONA09 comes to you with

Sep 24th, 2009 | By | Category: General News

As part of our partnership with, we’ll be streaming a majority of sessions from ONA09 on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 2 and 3.