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WAN-IFRA’s North American Digital Media Awards to be held in partnership with ISOJ

Prior to the official start of the 21st International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), editors and other media executives will convene in Austin, Texas, for the fourth edition of the 2020 North American Digital Media Awards from the World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA). These awards “honor news publishers that have delivered unique and original digital media …  Read More

Where to stay in Austin? Hotel options for ISOJ 2020

The 21st International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) will take place from April 24-25, 2020 at the Blanton Museum of Art on the University of Texas at Austin’s campus. Reserved hotel room blocks are available at the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center and the DoubleTree Suites Hotel. You can find more information about other nearby …  Read More

Ibero-American journalists innovate in content production by using new technologies and seek to create community

The Iberian American Digital Journalism Colloquium, which emerged over the years as an informal post-ISOJ (International Symposium of Online Journalism) conversation among journalists from Latin America, Spain and Portugal attending the symposium, convened an interesting group of innovative journalists for its eleventh edition. Those in attendance shared their experiences and projects at the School of …  Read More

Newsletters create meaningful connections to news enthusiasts via email

Watch video of the newsletter panel discussion from ISOJ 2018. With the seeming omnipresence of news and other media, newsletters are a tool to engage with audiences in a brief and an intimate way, according to panelists at the 19th International Symposium on Online Journalism on April 14, 2018. The panel — “NEWSLETTERS: How email, …  Read More

When facing distorted information, journalists must report, not resist, says BuzzFeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith

Watch video of Ben Smith’s keynote speech and discussion from ISOJ 2018. If you’re trying to do good reporting in 2018, you have to push back on the deluge of distorted information coming out of the White House and its media allies, said Ben Smith, BuzzFeed‘s editor-in-chief during his April 14 keynote speech at the …  Read More

Independent media panelists share struggles and solutions for reporting in polarized societies

Watch video of the global independent media panel from ISOJ 2017. During the ever-popular international panel, participants came from all over the globe to the 18th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) to share challenges and solutions to reporting in polarized societies. Krissah Thompson, staff writer for the Washington Post, introduced the speakers and moderated …  Read More