Category: Women in Media

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

SembraMedia revela crecimiento de medios digitales en América Latina, pero todavía encuentra retos por vencer

(*) Para otros artículos sobre el 10º Coloquio Iberoamericano de Periodismo Digital, vea abajo. Las mujeres son líderes en más del 60 por ciento de los medios digitales en América Latina. Ésa fue una de las conclusiones que SembraMedia presentó durante el 10 Coloquio Iberoamericano de Perodismo Digital. Las directoras de la organización, Janine Warner …  Read More

Pre-ISOJ seminar tackles issues facing journalists reporting on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border

Journalists from both sides of the border tackled modernization, fake news and corruption during the Bridging the Border seminar the day before the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) on Thursday, April 20. Kicking off the seminar was keynote speaker and Dallas Morning News Managing Editor Robyn Tomlin who spoke to many of the changes …  Read More

Leading female journalists from Texas and Mexico discuss accountability and digital strategy at pre-ISOJ event

Leer en español   Update: Registration is full for this seminar. Click here to join the waiting list. The day before the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) begins, leading women journalists from Mexico and Texas will meet to discuss transparency, credibility and other journalistic values during an era of heightened political divisiveness in both …  Read More

Digital journalism offers challenges and opportunities for women leaders and entrepreneurs

In a traditionally male-dominated world, women are breaking barriers in entrepreneurship. This was the focus of a panel at the 16th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) where six women, leaders from around the world in online journalism, discussed how they are revolutionizing the news media as well as the challenges they face along the …  Read More

Reflections:Ex-NPR CEO Vivian Schiller Delivers Keynote Address

Former online editor of the New York Times and ex-CEO and President of National Public Radio Vivian Schiller delivered they keynote address that kicked off the 12th International Symposium on Online Journalism. The symposium, which ran from April 1-2, hosted an array of journalists from all over the world at the AT&T Executive Education and …  Read More

Women Missing In Upper-Level Positions

“I am not being extremely conceited by focusing only on my study,” said Shayla Thiel Ph.D. from DePaul University. “It’s just that there is nothing else out there,” she continued, opening the third and final panel of the International Symposium on Online Journalism. Exploring the state of women in online journalism positions, Thiel found that …  Read More