Author Archives: Heather Hodder

Senior, The George Washington University

Panelists talk strategy for community editorials

At “Don’t Call it UGC,” panelists shared advice for journalists who seek to produce quality work through crowdsourcing. Laura Brunow Miner, founder of Pictorymag and the quickly expanding Phootcamp, joined Alexis Madrigal and Sarah Rich, co-founders of Longshot Magazine, to talk strategy for how their projects have been able to publish high quality content from [...]

Twitter after hours

Robin Sloan offered “Twitter Hours” — one-on-one appointments with journalists — to fine-tune their twitter technique. Some of his tips were surprising. ” I didn’t know that the best time to tweet was between 10 a.m. and noon,” said Jeremy Caplan, who found “Twitter Hours” useful since he teaches twitter at CUNY Graduate School of [...]

Making new media work

A leadership duo from two of the world’s largest media companies said that continuous adaptation to a changing journalism market will make or break a news organization’s existence. Tim Armstrong, CEO of AOL, told journalists at the ONA keynote luncheon today that one of the main concerns of media outlets is how to monetize online [...]

Live blog: Media reincarnation through the eyes of Vivian Schiller and Tim Armstrong

During lunch today the ONA Student Newsroom is live blogging a panel discussion, moderated by Kara Swisher, co-executive editor of All Things Digital, with two major leaders in the digital media industry.  Tim Armstrong, CEO and chairman of AOL, and Vivian Schiller, president and CEO of NPR, share their insight and experiences on media reincarnation [...]

Live blog today during lunch with keynote guests

Over lunch today the ONA Student Newsroom will live blog a panel discussion, moderated by Kara Swisher, co-executive editor of All Things Digital, with two major leaders in the digital media industry.  Tim Armstrong, CEO and Chairman of AOL, and Vivian Schiller, President and CEO of NPR, will discuss the concept of media reincarnation and give insight about how for-profit and nonprofit media organizations can overcome challenges.

ONA kicks off sold-out conference in D.C.

Hands-on workshops combine with big-picture panelists this week when the 2010 Online News Association Conference opens Thursday in Washington, D.C.

More than 900 people from 18 countries have registered for the program, which includes pre-conference workshops, an extensive job fair and career summit, panel discussions, case studies and Q&A sessions, as well as an awards banquet Saturday night.