Archive for October 2009

Share your thoughts on ONA09, win an iPod nano

Oct 12th, 2009 | By | Category: General News

If you attended ONA09, you can win an iPod nano by filling out our conference survey.

Entrepreneurs at ONA09

Oct 5th, 2009 | By | Category: General News

By Jessica Estepa The buzz word at ONA09 was entrepreneurship. Twitter CEO Evan Williams encouraged it. Tech Guy Leo Laporte said he believed it was the future. Several sessions discussed how to transition from the “journalist” role to the “entrepreneur” role. The Student Newsroom sought out entrepreneurs at the conference, ranging from a Knight News […]

Publish2, My Ballard and Gotham Gazette win inaugural OJAs

Oct 4th, 2009 | By | Category: General News

A collection of linking tools that enables journalists to complement their original reporting, a hyperlocal site covering a Seattle neighborhood and a small site that covers a big city were the winners of the three newest categories at the 2009 Online Journalism Awards Banquet.

Liz Lufkin’s Career: What’s Patty Hearst Got to Do With It?

Oct 4th, 2009 | By | Category: ONA09 Highlights

The co-chair of the 2009 ONA Conference reveals the moment she knew she wanted to become a journalist.

Lee Byron: Five designs that evoke joy … or not

Oct 4th, 2009 | By | Category: General News

By Kate Kilpatrick
The former The New York Times and current Facebook designer shares a few of his favorite things.

Live poll word cloud: What will save journalism?

Oct 4th, 2009 | By | Category: General News

By Anna Bloom
As part of the 2009 Online News Association Conference, the student newsroom conducted a live poll. Using Poll Everywhere, over two days, we asked people to text or tweet their response to the question: What will save journalism?

OJA winners a memorable group

Oct 4th, 2009 | By | Category: Top Story

Online Journalism Award winners this year will get a new kind of immortality. They will be enshrined in a new exhibit at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Pictured at left are Altyn Magauina and a jubilant Yedige Magauin, as they accept the award for General Excellence Non-English, small site, for Radio Azattyq. View a photo gallery with the story.

ONA Awards Banquet Live

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

Watch the livestream of the ONA Awards banquet. Results posted after the ceremony completes.

The newsroom in your pocket

Oct 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: Conference Track: Front End

By Lauren Gentile and Abby Selden
This multimedia piece created with VuVox includes video excerpts with David LaFontaine, who presented “Creating Content with Your Phone.”

Unconference session focuses on harnessing the vastness of knowledge

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

By Armand Emamdjomeh
Abandoning the typical lecture format, Ryan Sholin and Scott Karp prompted a conversation among approximately 40 journalists at one of two “Unconference” sessions Saturday at ONA09.