Designing Journalism for a Digital Conversation

  • Thursday - 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Centennial Ballroom A
  • #ONA16connect

From the rise of chat apps to the successful re-invigoration of newsletters with personality, it’s obvious audiences are hungry for new ways to connect with news and information. Learn how to build a unique conversation around the news and deal with the technological, ethical and editorial issues these new experiments raise. We’ll also look at audience research and personal stories that illustrate the methodology and impact of these new models.

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The Audience Engagement + Analytics track is generously sponsored by the Robert R. McCormick Foundation.


Monica Guzman - 2016 Fellow, Nieman Foundation
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Terry Parris Jr. - Community Editor, ProPublica
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Josh Stearns - Associate Director of the Public Square Program, Democracy Fund
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