Stories, lessons learned and tips from the annual Online News Association conference.
Bolster your digital safety: An anti-hacking, anti-doxxing workshop
Journalists in all newsrooms, especially women, LGTBQ+ and BIPOC, are dealing with unprecedented levels of online abuse that can take form in publishing of private information, impersonations, hacking and more. In the ONA session, “Bolster Your Digital Safety: An Anti-Hacking, Anti-Doxxing Workshop,” Viktorya Vilk, program director for Digital Safety and Free Expression, PEN America and … Continued
Managing metrics that matter for subscriptions
Managing metrics that matter Mike Denison, audience engagement editor at Science News, sees analytics and metrics as a tool to “cut through the noise and look beyond page views.” This year at ONA20, learning about the importance of analytics and metrics has shown to be of growing interest for the industry at a time when … Continued
Push notifications: Segmenting and connecting with your audience
Why use push notifications? When it comes to connecting with your audience, push notifications may not be the first thing that comes to mind. Some may even say notifications are outdated or irreverent when compared to the current technology. However, the company One Signal, saw an increase of two billion push notifications sent out each … Continued
Platypuses: Building careers that bridge editorial and business
Writing your own job description might not be so far away
The dark side of going digital and how to fight it
Don’t leave any audience behind
Breaking down the explainer video
What actually is an “Explainer,” and how can your newsroom make them effectively? Video producers from Vox, NowThis, and AJ+ have answers.
How to get product and editorial talking
And how it makes your newsroom stronger when teams learn to work together
The readers you want or the readers you have?
Questions to guide engaging with the new audiences you want to reach
Newsroom Workflow: Tools and tactics to simplify and iterate
Tips for making newsroom processes easier
Lessons from the Instagram Local News Fellowship
Fellows and editors share their experiences with the Instagram Local News Fellowship