What News Orgs Are Getting Wrong About Social Media

  • Thursday, Sep 22 – 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM PT (21:30 – 22:30 UTC)
  • Location: Sacramento
  • #ONA22SocialMedia
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Newsrooms have found themselves embroiled in strife around social media policies. There are questions of how and what type of work journalists can do outside of their primary roles. Plus, the persistent concerns about safety, bad faith attacks, and how to navigate a journalist's presence online. This session will dig into these questions and discuss ways to build best practices going forward.

This session is designed for:

  • News leaders focused on making sound strategic and policy choices for their newsrooms
  • Journalists looking to interrogate the parameters under which they can and should use social media
  • Everyone interested in a building a safer, more constructive social media environment


Hannah Wise
Audience Development Editor, McClatchy

Taylor Lorenz
Technology Columnist, The Washington Post


Imaeyen Ibanga
Presenter, Documentarian, & Senior Producer, AJ+