Going to ONA? Come visit API’s booth in the Midway!

If you’re heading to the Online News Association annual conference Sept. 15-17 in Denver, stop by the American Press Institute’s booth in the conference midway at the Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center.

From 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15,  we’ll be giving away free flash drives pre-loaded with plenty of teaching resources on fact-checking and accountability journalism. The flash drives include research, tip sheets, assignments, and some Spanish-language resources. There’s a limited supply so stop by early. Contact Jane Elizabeth, senior manager of API’s accountability journalism program, for more information.

At 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16, Liz Worthington, manager of API’s Metrics for News program, will present “Stop Using Analytics Like That!”   She’ll demonstrate how Metrics for News helps newsrooms take control of analytics and can be a key resource in making coverage decisions. The session will repeat at 10:45 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17.metrics-for-news-logo-2

We’ll also have plenty of free copies of API’s major research reports and white papers, along with information about the API-Poynter Institute free e-learning course, “Fact-Checking: How to Improve Your Skills in Accountability Journalism.”