Photo gallery: Scenes from the 2013 Online Journalism Awards

Photos by Avni Nijhawan, Hadley Jordan and Laura Davison. Gallery produced by Graham Clark and Brandi Bottalico from . View more highlights from the award ceremony in and . In collegepapers.co.uk/ the fourth grade, students are expected to use the four operations with whole numbers to solve problems

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Video: Highlights from the 2013 Online Journalism Awards

Boston bombing coverage by students and professionals, and stories based on leaked NSA files highlighted the 2013 Online Journalism Awards at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis in Atlanta, Ga. (Read more) The ceremony was punctuated with cheers, tears and even spontaneous Gangnam style dancing.

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ONA13 illustrated

There’s audio backed up on Soundcloud, video archives, Storify curations and 37,178 tweets (and counting) documenting the panels and discussions at ONA13. It’s not exactly an underreported topic. But as CoJo founder Dan Carino said, “We need more comics. Always.” “The whole idea of comics journalism–it can be very powerful because people are drawn in by…

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Analyzing ONA registration

What’s in name in a name? Which media outlet has the most people here? These are a few answers we came across after analyzing attendance registration data for this year’s ONA conference. Note: This data does not account for 321 people whose registration data was not comprehensive. Here are the top-five organizations represented at ONA13:…

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Take our quiz: Should you focus on smart or dumb phones?

Smart or Dumb?

If you’re at ONA, you probably have a smartphone (and then some). But the majority of people around the world — and certain demographics — in the U.S. only have dumbphones, old-school cell phones without internet or data plans. Take our quiz, based on an ONA talk by Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism professor Susan McGregor and a recent Pew Research Center study, to find out if you should be thinking more about designing for phones that only have voice and text capabilities.

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You are what you tweet

Tweet, tweet, tweet — right? But don’t forget to bring value to users, use your best judgment and know how to use the social medium for reporting. Here are Twitter tips from some of the journalism industry’s social media leaders. Associated Press Social Media Editor Eric Carvin said it’s not a problem if journalists don’t…

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Don’t be scared of the data

Sites like Code Academy exist to help people learn code, but there’s not a comprehensive online community platform specifically tailored to journalists. The launch of For Journalism may fill that gap. Dave Stanton, the founder of For Journalism, had the idea for a while, and in March it finally came to fruition. The goal is…

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Four questions about video – with surprising answers

Panelists from Google, Storyful, the Washington Post and National Geographic discussed “The Power of Video Now” in a session mid-Saturday. Here are four key questions and answers the session generated. For more about what was discussed at the session, read a curation of the best social media response. 1. What kind of video should my organization…

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Kickstarter launches careers and innovations

Luke Rafferty had an idea. The sophomore photojournalism major at Syracuse University, who is part of the ONA Student Newsroom, has always loved people who created, and he wanted to profile the craft of artisans as the nation changed its consumerism styles. He wanted to target the social aspect. And he wanted to film. He…

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Why David Carr thinks your (media outlet’s) looks are important

What can you create? That’s a key question facing the media in a tech-obsessed industry focused on creation, start-ups and niche publications. Between sessions at ONA13, I chatted on the phone with New York Times media columnist David Carr about new ventures in the industry and what goes into building a good media start-up. Successful start-ups are…

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