Category: Keynote

The New York Times’ Deputy Off-Platform Editor Millie Tran explains importance of paying attention to stories that thrive on social

We’re spending more time on our phones now than ever, which makes understanding off-platform journalism important for newsrooms, said Millie Tran during her keynote speech April 12 at the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ). “The easiest way to tell you what off-platform is to tell you what it’s not,” said Tran, the Times’ deputy …  Read More

Insider Inc. CEO Henry Blodget moved from experimentation to the evolution of digital media

It took years of facing skepticism and relentless experimentation, but Insider Inc. CEO Henry Blodget ultimately took the prospect of digital media and turned it into a multimillion-dollar company. Blodget discussed how he finds success and faces problems in a keynote speech on April 12 at the 20th annual International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) …  Read More

CNN Digital Worldwide editor-in-chief: In a transforming news industry, media needs to promote journalists’ growth

Watch video of Meredith Artley’s keynote speech and discussion from ISOJ 2018. The news cycle and industry have dramatically shifted in the last several years and news organizations should continue to mirror these transitions, according to Meredith Artley, senior vice president and editor-in-chief for CNN Digital Worldwide. “All things Trump” is among the many forces …  Read More

Newspapers from large cities adapt newsrooms, equipment and philosophies to consolidate transformation to digital

Watch video of the keynote panel discussion on the transformation of U.S. metro newspapers. Given the fall in advertising revenues in recent years, the large traditional media in the United States have found it necessary to pay closer attention to digital platforms as new outlets for reaching more audiences and, consequently, ensuring revenue. This was …  Read More

Vox Media publisher Melissa Bell implores journalists to work together to solve the industry’s problems

Watch video of Melissa Bell’s keynote presentation or her discussion with Jeff Jarvis. The journalism industry is in desperate need of change, according to Vox Media publisher Melissa Bell during her keynote speech April 22 the 18th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ). When Bell co-founded Vox.com in 2014, she said they were convinced it …  Read More

Huffington Post’s Lydia Polgreen offers plan to reach the “unnewsed”

Watch video of Lydia Polgreen’s keynote presentation or her discussion with Evan Smith. Lydia Polgreen, editor-in chief of The Huffington Post, unveiled her plan at the 18th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) on April 21 to revolutionize news consumption by creating platforms that appeal to the masses who do not usually follow the news. Echoing …  Read More