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Hotel room blocks for ISOJ 2019 are now available

The special 20th anniversary of the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) will take place from April 12-13, 2019 at the Blanton Museum of Art on the University of Texas at Austin’s campus. For those of you who will be traveling from afar, we have reserved a limited number of discounted group rates at two …  Read More

Machine learning & journalism: how computational methods are about to change the news industry

Mountains of garbage floating on a river and an urban landscape at the other edge. That’s how the creator of Deepnews.ai Frédéric Filloux described the Internet nowadays. He said that 100 million links flood the network every day and the journalism industry has room to “detect quality signals from such noise,” thus increasing “the economic …  Read More

Popular Mexican news site Animal Político seeks to eliminate dependence on government advertising

Now that they’ve reached the largest social media audience in Mexico, the next step for the popular news site Animal Político is to diversify their sources of revenue and completely avoid the publicity purchased by the Mexican government, the most important advertiser for news outlets covering politics and general information in the country. “Financial independence …  Read More

Sitio de noticias Animal Político busca evitar por completo la pauta publicitaria del gobierno mexicano

Ahora que han conseguido la audiencia más grande en redes sociales de México, el siguiente objetivo para el popular sitio de noticias Animal Político es diversificar sus ingresos para evitar por completo la pauta publicitaria del gobierno mexicano, el cual es el anunciante más importante para los medios que cubren política e información general en …  Read More

At sixth Ibero-American Colloquium on Online Journalism, journalists debate how to make digital media profitable

Around 70 journalists from Latin America, Spain, and Portugal participated in the sixth Ibero-American Colloquium on Online Journalism, an addition to the International Symposium on Online Journalism with a regional focus. The Colloquium is organized by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas and was also sponsored by the Omidyar Network.  This year, journalists …  Read More

Periodistas discuten cómo rentabilizar medios digitales en Sexto Coloquio Iberoamericano de Periodismo Digital

Unos 70 periodistas de América Latina, España y Portugal participaron en el Sexto Coloquio Iberoamericano de Periodismo Digital, el cual es una adición del Simposio Internacional de Periodismo Online (ISOJ) pero con un enfoque regional. El Coloquio es organizado por el Centro Knight para el Periodismo en las Américas y contó con el patrocinio de …  Read More

At the Ibero-American Colloquium on Online Journalism, a call for media to reduce dependency on donations

Non-profit journalism companies get most of their financing from a single foundation or donor, but this model is not sustainable in the long term, warned Kevin Davis, director general of Investigative News Network, which supports 82 non-profit media organizations in 27 US states. Davis spoke about the challenges faced by media organizations before 70 Latin …  Read More

Things to see and do in Austin

  Welcome to Austin, Texas! We consistently rank #1 (or nearly there) on lists of the country’s top cities to visit and live. We’re also a “media hotbed,” as big publishers have flocked to our fair city in recent years. And as you may know, we’re the Live Music Capital of the World. But are …  Read More