Category Archives: Newsroom

A look at the 2010 OJA winners

Student journalists document the celebration as the winners of the 2010 Online Journalism Awards are named at ONA10.

ONA 2010 in (stop) motion

Between the sessions, the workshops and the hallway mingling, ONA 2010 kept its 800-plus participants extra busy. To celebrate the conclusion of these bustling two days, we compiled a short stop-motion video — just for fun, of course. Please upgrade your browser

Leading off: Kinsey Wilson wins Rich Jaroslovsky award

Kinsey Wilson, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Digital Media for NPR, wins Rich Jaroslovsky award.

How to harness your inner entrepreneur

Journalists are looking for ways to reinvent their careers as the media landscape continues to shake and shift. Many reporters are hoping to carve out niches in the digital space and launch their own Internet ventures. At the Saturday morning panel, “Turning Bits Into Bucks,” three entrepreneurs shared secrets to success when it comes to [...]

Online Journalism Awards honor the best of the best

Online Journalism Awards recognized journalists for their compelling pieces this year. General Excellence in Online Journalism award winners include msnbc.com, California Watch and the Center for Investigative Reporting, The Texas Tribune, The Las Vegas Sun and the Greenspun Media Group, La Nacion, and OWNI. The complete list of award winners are below. For more insights, [...]

Awards reveal a few surprises

The 2010 Online Journalism Awards recognized journalists for their compelling pieces this year. General Excellence in Online Journalism award winners included Msnbc.com, California Watch and the Center for Investigative Reporting, The Texas Tribune, The Las Vegas Sun and the Greenspun Media Group, SA LA NACION and OWNI.

From tweeting to meeting

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 [...]

Scenes from a rally

Thousands of people — including a few who took a quick break from ONA sessions — crowded the National Mall near the Capitol Saturday afternoon to raise their voices for “sanity and/or fear.” They were joined by comedians Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert.

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 [...]