Category: Featured

Register now for pre-ISOJ workshop on confronting online violence against female journalists

Registration is open for a day-long workshop examining the risks female journalists face on the internet. The workshop, titled “Strategies to confront online violence: Female journalists cultivating resilience & building community,” will be held April 11, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Belo Center for New Media on the University of Texas …  Read More

Check out the lineup of great speakers and the main topics of ISOJ 2019. Early bird discounted registration is open.

The 20th annual International Symposium on Online Journalism will feature some of the most creative and innovative minds in the field of digital journalism. During this year’s ISOJ, which will be held April 12-13 at the University of Texas at Austin, our speakers will share insights about machine learning and artificial intelligence, subscriptions and memberships, …  Read More

12º Coloquio Iberoamericano de Periodismo Digital: registro abierto para profesionales de América Latina, España y Portugal

Click here to read this post in English. Las inscripciones están abiertas para el 12º Coloquio Iberoamericano de Periodismo Digital. Este seminario anual tendrá lugar el 14 de abril de 2019 de 9 a.m. a 2 p.m. en el Belo Center for New Media en el campus de la Universidad de Texas en Austin. El Coloquio le …  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

News startups and new business models innovate in search for sustainability

Watch video of the news startups panel discussion at ISOJ 2017. To close the 18th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), journalists and researchers put news startups and sustainability at center stage. Aron Pilhofer, James B. Steele Chair in Journalism Innovation at Temple University, moderated the panel, “News startups and new business models: Innovation in …  Read More

Yoani Sánchez explains how technology has made Cubans more free

A USB memory stick or flash drive represents freedom for many Cubans. Blogger and journalist Yoani Sánchez stated this during the opening panel on the second day of the 17th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ). “That is much more than a technological device. This small object that fits in a pocket, this is freedom,” …  Read More

Bots and messaging applications continue to evolve, meeting the audience where they are, say experts at ISOJ panel

People in creative industries, including the news media, have become increasingly excited about the future of bots and messaging applications and how they might be used to meet audiences in the digital spaces where they spend their time, heard the audience at the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) on Saturday, April 16. Just the …  Read More