Countdown to ISOJ 2017
Since 1999, journalists, media executives and scholars from around the world have had an annual meeting in Austin, Texas to discuss the impact of the digital revolution on journalism. The International Symposium on Online Journalism is a program of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin, a unique conference that bridges the gap between academia and the news industry.
This website is equally unique. It’s a one-of-a-kind, year-by-year repository of testimonials of the evolution of online journalism in the United States and the world. Here you can find content from every symposium since 1999, including transcripts, videos, slides and research papers. Explore the site and don’t forget to register for the next ISOJ!
The 18th ISOJ will be on April 21-22, 2017. Register now!
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Registration | March 23, 2017
ISOJ 2017 again will have simultaneous translation to Spanish, thanks to support from Univision Noticias
Once again, simultaneous translation from English to Spanish will be provided at the annual International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) thanks to support from Univision. Live streaming of the event will also be available at isoj.org, including a special channel with translation to Spanish. The program for the 18th ISOJ is now available in Spanish so you can … Read More
Innovation | March 7, 2017
International hackathon will develop tools for accountability journalism to improve trust with readers
Two years ago, journalist Albertine Piels set up her first website in an attempt to gauge interest in coding among other reporters and to build a following for her first hackathon. Within hours, hundreds of people had rushed to the site. Shortly after, Piels and Nienke Huitenga created the company Hackastory to host hackathons, events … Read More
Keynote | February 22, 2017
When a sniper opened fire during a protest in Dallas on July 7, The Dallas Morning News faced its first test as a digital-first newsroom. Mike Wilson, Editor of The Dallas Morning News (Evans Caglage/The Dallas Morning News) With the recent creation of a digital breaking news team, an audience team ready to use Facebook live … Read More