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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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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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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How I Built a News App

Covering a conference is hard, especially for a developer. My job was to make something compelling but also useful. It’s easy to be flashy; it’s much more difficult to make something that people will use. This is how I approached this problem and created ONAmusic. A week and a half before the conference, I was…

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Staying safe in the age of Assange

It takes a lot to upstage Nate Silver. But before the data-messiah spoke, a ballroom full of ONA13 attendees were briefed on the Free Flow of Information Act, a piece of legislation currently being considering by Congress. If passed, the act would expand legal protections afforded to journalists. The bill is just one piece of the…

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Thoughts on ONA2014

We ask: What do you want to see at next year’s convention.

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ONA social media by the numbers

Digital journalists converged on the Online News Association Conference tweeting and Instagramming at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis and other locations. Attendees tweeted using predetermined hashtags to categorize their interactions during panels and events from Oct. 17-19. The following is a breakdown of all of the activity on social media including the top participants and the total…

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How to make the perfect cup of coffee

The baristas at the NewsCred booth outside the Midway use a coffee making device called a Chemex. One of the baristas is Dale Donchey. He works as the barista manager at Empire State South, one of Atlanta’s swankiest eateries. (See this post for Atlanta’s best bites). Donchey likes to use the Chemex because it lets…

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