Tag: Online News Association
LOS ANGELES (Sept. 23, 2022) — At the 15th annual Tech Trends session at ONA22, Anders Grimstad of the Schibsted Futures Lab in Norway laid out the case for a future journalism industry defined by artificial intelligence and synthetic media. Grimstad covered a number of innovations in AI-assisted writing and content generation that he expects … Continued
First Draft created a special section on COVID-19 in its Basic Toolkit for verification. ONA quickly published a COVID-19 Misinformation Playbook and SPJ’s Journalist’s Toolbox maintains its own page of resources for fact-checking coronavirus information. Using these guides and a few select tools can help journalists verify facts and fight misinformation.
“What we really want is to be the light that illuminates the newsroom as we move forward on our journalistic and business goals,” James Robinson, director of analytics for The New York Times said on the power of analytics. “If people can’t use that light to see where they’re going, they’re going to get stuck … Continued
Like many journalists, I can remember when I first thought about pursuing a career in the field. As a teenager, I loved writing and reading well-done stories, and I often found them in the newspaper. By the time I reached high school, I was reading The Detroit News and The Detroit Free Press everyday, and … Continued
Ebony Reed, director of innovation and the RJI Futures Lab, has been appointed to the board of directors for the Online News Association, which bills itself as the world’s largest digital news association and brings in about 2,000 attendees to its annual conference. Among the responsibilities and opportunities for board members is leading the organization “in … Continued
It’s easy to think there’s not much time to consider the future beyond a year, especially since so much of today’s career and job duties are about the now. I know the life of editors and reporters all too well; I lived that for a decade. The 24-hour cycle of news, constant chatter of social … Continued