Consistently ranked among the best experiences of our conference, this series of participatory, inspiring conversations will address challenging topics in your area of expertise. Participants are able to choose their own conversations and collaborate with the brightest minds in their fields to explore new ideas on common issues.
Head to the room that has the topics that interest you most, sit anywhere and our trained facilitators will you give you (very brief!) instructions on how Table Talks will work.
This session is designed for:
- Everyone! There's something for everyone at the ONA19 Table Talks sessions
- Joel Abrams, Manager, Media Outreach, The Conversation US - Tips for sharing and receiving content
- Katlyn Alo, Data Reporter and News Apps Director, Outlier Media - Assessing and addressing info gaps for low-income audiences
- Daniela Gerson, Assistant Professor, California State University, Northridge - Teaching and reporting digital engagement across cultures that are not your own
- Michael Edison Hayden, Senior Investigative Reporter, Southern Poverty Law Center- Tracking extremists on fringe platforms like 8chan, Telegram, and Gab
- Jane Lytvynenko, Reporter, BuzzFeed News - Writing about disinformation responsibly
- Asraa Mustufa, Digital Editor, The Chicago Reporter - How can newsrooms more effectively cover elections to serve voters' information needs?
- Flip Prior, Content Research & Strategy, News Innovation, ABC News (Australia) - Collaborating with audiences to tell election stories
- Alison Schary, Attorney, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP - Legal issues in digital media
- Linda Shaw, Western Regional Manager, Solutions Journalism Network - Advocacy versions solutions journalism? Where are the lines? What are the concerns?
- Meena Thiruvengadam, Writer, Editor, Audience Development Consultant, Freelance - How news organizations are approaching TikTok