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Hotel & Parking Accommodations for ISOJ 2018

The 19th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) will take place on April 13-14 2018 at the Blanton Museum of Art on the University of Texas at Austin’s campus. We have reserved a limited number of discounted group rates for ISOJ attendees at the DoubleTree Suites Hotel and the Hampton Inn. The DoubleTree Suites Hotel …  Read More

Registration is now open for ISOJ 2018

We’re pleased to announce that registration for the 19th annual International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) is now open. Each year, the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) brings together the best and brightest journalism professionals, researchers, and academics for a global conversation about the future of digital media. We hope you will join us …  Read More

Special Call for Articles for 2018 #ISOJ Journal

The International Symposium on Online Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin is now welcoming full papers for the 2018 #ISOJ themed issue! Manuscripts accepted will be published in the #ISOJ journal and authors will be invited to present their research at the 2018 ISOJ. CALL FOR PAPERS  #ISOJ Journal 2018 ‘Habits of Thought’ …  Read More

Journalists from Ibero-America share innovation projects at the Knight Center’s Colloquium on Digital Journalism

(*)For other coverage of the 10th Ibero American Colloquium for Digital Journalism, please see below. Innovation is opening up more and more paths in traditional and digital media in the Spanish-speaking world thanks to interesting journalistic projects in Latin America and Spain, which have gradually found ways to tackle technological and funding challenges. This was …  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

Virtual reality has potential to enhance storytelling but logistics are uncertain, journalism experts state at ISOJ

Journalism experts expressed optimism for the future of virtual reality in the field during a panel at the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) on Saturday, April 16, stating that much is still uncertain and current issues include the skills required to produce content, its availability to the public, cost and developing ethical standards around …  Read More