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Knight Center: Local news, apps, and new ideas by old orgs make Vivian Schiller optimistic about journalism

In her talk “Reasons to be Cheerful: An Optimist’s view on the State of Digital Journalism,” Vivian Schiller gave seven reasons to be optimistic about where journalism is headed. Schiller, who resigned her post as NPR’s CEO last month after gaffes at NPR on her watch, gave a keynote address at the 12th International Symposium …  Read More

Where do newspaper companies go from here?

The third panel at International Online Journalism Symposium tackled the big one: how can newspaper companies survive in the digital era. Session chair Earl Wilkinson, executive director and CEO, International Newsmedia Marketing Association (INMA), set the tone by talking about headlines predicting the death of newspapers. But in his view, newspapers are facing an economic …  Read More

Joseph Vavrus: In His Own Words

All of the papers and panels at this year’s ISOJ will be completely and unequivocally great, but there’s a lot more that goes into planning the event behind the scenes. Joseph Vavrus is a crucial member of that planning team. A graduate research assistant with the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, he assisted with …  Read More

António Granado, professor and online editor, on creating discussion online

    António Granado, visiting professor from Universidade Nova Lisboa and online editor of the leading Portuguese newspaper Publico, speaks at the International Online Journalism Symposium on April 4. As a member of the Engaging Communities panel, Granado discusses using online forums and viewer discussion to generate public feedback.    Read More

Georgia Popplewell of GlobalVoicesOnline.org

  Georgia Popplewell, Managing Director of GlobalVoicesOnline.org, speaks at the International Online Journalism Symposium. As a member on the Engaging Communities panel, Popplewell discusses how Global Voices is working towards enhancing global media.    Read More