Talking about newsroom diversity at ONA13

At the 2013 Online News Association conference in Atlanta, minority journalists in leadership roles across the country shared their perspectives on diversity at a meet-up which attracted almost 100 attendees. The meet-up, said ONA Director of Operations Irving Washington, was planned to welcome an increasing number journalists of color who work in digital attending the…

Voices from the crowd: Bringing user-generated audio into the newsroom

As media outlets constantly seek new ways to involve their audiences, getting readers and listeners to contribute crowdsourced audio into radio news can pose a worthwhile challenge, according to panelists at the ONA 2013 Conference. Matt Berger, the digital director at American Public Media’s Marketplace, said radio should adapt techniques of other media in encouraging…