Category Archives: Keynotes

Patch founder fields tough questions

As attendees of the Online News Association Conference ate and listened to America Online’s Tim Armstrong talk about the roots of AOL’s fast-growing, hyperlocal website, comments began brewing. It was time for the audience to have a say. Those brave enough to take a mic tiptoed around the question Robert Hernandez said he knew […]

Journalists reluctant to discuss Wikileaks at conference

Tomorrow’s keynote session, “A Wikileaks Download,” will focus on  how the leaking of hundreds of thousands of classified documents about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan will affect journalism and the role of the Internet in news. But several ONA attendees asked to talk today on camera about the organization’s means of  leaking the classified […]

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 […]