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  • Photo gallery: 2014 Online Journalism Awards
    It was a big night for ProPublica and NPR as they won multiple Online Journalism Awards on the closing night of ONA 14, Chicago.Photo gallery: 2014 Online Journalism Awards
  • See Who Won OJAs
    Follow this page to see results from the 2014 Online Journalism Awards. A category’s winner will appear as a yellow box. Knight Award for Public Service Deadly Delays Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Earthquake Preparedness in Southern California Los Angeles Times Innocents Lost: A Miami Herald I-Team Investigation The Miami Herald Rape in the Fields The Center for Investigative Reporting, Investigative Reporting Program at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, FRONTLINE and Univision Segregation Now ProPublica Shadow Campus: A Globe Spotlight Investigation BostonGlobe.com / The Boston Globe General Excellence in Online Journalism, Small minnpost.com MinnPost publicintegrity.org The Center for Public Integrity texastribune.com The Texas Tribune General Excellence in Online Journalism, Medium motherjones.com Mother Jones news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Public Radio propublica.org ProPublica qz.com Quartz General Excellence in Online Journalism, Large latimes.com Los Angeles Times npr.org NPR.org nytimes.com The New York Times washingtonpost.com The Washington Post wsj.com The Wall Street Journal Gannett Foundation Award for Technical Innovation in the Service of Digital Journalism Publishers Toolbox Northwestern University Knight Lab Quartz Chartbuilder Quartz Tabula Mozilla OpenNews, ProPublica, and LA NACIÓN (Argentina) Breaking News, Medium Alberta Floods Calgary Herald Atlanta Winter Storm WSB-TV: Channel 2 Action News / wsbtv.com Lac-Megantic Explosion CBC Montreal Breaking News, [...]See Who Won OJAs
  • Relaxnews Unveils New Platform Combining Data, Content and Service Together
      Jérôme Doncieux, the Copresident and Co-CEO of Relaxnews, discusses his new platform that he debuted at ONA that combines data, content and services into one integrated service. Video by Alan Davis and Justin GaliczRelaxnews Unveils New Platform Combining Data, Content and Service Together
  • Photo gallery: Tech and fashion merge
    Google Glass. Fitbits. Smart watches. Wearable devices and augmented reality are becoming increasingly accessible.Photo gallery: Tech and fashion merge
  • New app Stringwire lets anyone stream their POV
    jvw copy edited   Over half of all American adults own a smartphone. That’s at least 120 million phones taking pictures, sending emails and giving directions. Stringwire, a new crowdsourcing video service, is tapping into that expansive network to distribute live-streamed video by citizens for citizens. Phil Groman developed the application as part of his master’s thesis in the New York University interactive telecommunications program. NBCUniversal Media recently bought the app and demonstrated it Friday at the ONA conference. Users of the app don’t upload video like they do with YouTube or Vimeo. Instead, they are walking, live-streaming video stringers, allowing certain users to curate many perspectives from a single event. News organizations can use Stringwire to fill the void of coverage between the time an event occurs and the time a reporter gets to the scene. It makes it easier for news organizations to get quick, authentic video, without having to track down the source and ask permission. Channel creators are users of the app with special permission to curate video footage. They create channels and invite people to send video and watch the different live streams. Anyone can live stream, but to be a channel creators requires special [...]New app Stringwire lets anyone stream their POV