Must See Panels at ONA15


It’s that time of the year! The Online News Association Conference kicks off in Los Angeles later this week. If you are a journalism educator attending ONA15 this week, here are my picks of panels not to miss that will allow you to stay ahead of the curve on the latest and greatest in online journalism: 

Thursday, Sept. 24

9:30-10:30 a.m.

Opening Keynote with Richard Gingras and Emily Bell

11 a.m.–12 p.m.

Building a Digital Culture in J Schools

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Using Data, New Tools and Social Media to Hack the Upcoming Elections – Knight Foundation

1:30-2:30 p.m.

50 Apps in 30 Minutes

3:00-4:00 p.m.

Collaborate + Innovate: Lessons from the Challenge Fund

Big Stories, Baby Screens

4:30-5:30 p.m.

Moving the Needle: What’s Your Impact?

Friday, Sept. 25

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Table talks: Teaching and Training

1:30-3:00 p.m.

Community Engagement Models for More Inclusive Journalism

2:00-3:00 p.m.

Build Bots to Boost Your Reporting

3:30-4:30 p.m.

What Journalists Can Learn from Game Designers

Saturday, Sept. 26

10:00-11:00 a.m.

Where Science Meets Storytelling: Reporting from the Unsurfaced Web

The Live Stream Landscape

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Radio Reimagined: Distributing Audio In the Digital Age

1:00-2:00 p.m.

Preparing for the Next Jobs in Journalism 

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Educators Meetup

Fail Fest 2015: I Failed, It Sucked, But Here’s How I Bounced Back

4:30-5:30 p.m.

The 24-7 Blended Newsroom: The Vision, and the Reality

See the full schedule for details on these panels and more!

Image provided by Oliver Tacke via CC

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