Nate Silver schools ONA on stats

Nate Silver has been called many things: a witch, a statistician/journalist and, now, a data rock star who can pack a room at ONA. Speaking to a packed auditorium for today’s ONA Keynote, Silver explained what journalists can learn from statisticians. The auditorium’s capacity was more than 1,400 and almost every seat was filled. As…

Webb: Search will come to you

ONA attendees once again flocked to Webb Media Group CEO Amy Webb’s session, “10 Tech Trends For Journalists” on Friday. Her standing room only interactive talk included drones, a handheld 3D printer and digital personal assistant applications. Webb highlighted what she believes to be next era in technology: ambient search. She said that users will no…

ONA Opening Reception Sights

ONA13 attendees converged on one of Atlanta’s historic venues, The Tabernacle, on Thursday. Ruby Velle and the Soulphonics played as journalists from across the country networked and mingled. The Weather Channel sponsored the opening event. Below is a chronological presentation of the ONA opening reception event.

How to tell a story without writing a story

In many ways, the Internet has set journalists free. The medium allows journalists to break out of the tried and true written article format and tell stories in richer, more innovative ways. “(The article) is superb at some things, but it’s not the only way to tell stories, particularly online,” said American Press Institute Executive…