ISOJ 2005 Archive

Opening Session

  • Rosental Calmon Alves, professor, Knight Chair in Journalism and UNESCO Chair in Communication, UT Austin

  • Lorraine Branham, director, School of Journalism, UT Austin

  • Mark Tremayne, assistant professor, School of Journalism, UT Austin

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First Panel: Participatory Journalism in Action: The Cases of ohmynews.com, wikinews.org, and the blogs

Chair and discussant: Lorraine Branham, director, School of Journalism, UT Austin

  • Jean Min, deputy chief, international division of Ohmynews.com

  • J.D. Lasica, journalist and blogger

  • Chuck Olsen, blogger and director of Blogumentary

  • Wayne Saewyc, editor and admin, WikiNews.org

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Second Panel: Real Time: How Online Journalism Is Responding to the Increasing Demand of Hard News During the Work Day

Chair and presenter: Rosental Calmon Alves, professor, Knight Chair in Journalism and UNESCO Chair in Communication, UT Austin

  • Len Apcar, editor-in-chief, The New York Times on the Web

  • Jim Brady, executive editor, WashingtonPost.com

  • Mary Zerafa, director, LaOpinion.com, Los Angeles

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Third Panel: Multimedia Journalism: How Video, Audio, Animation and Other Features Are Creating a New Journalistic Storytelling Style

Chair and presenter: Nora Paul, director, Institute for New Media Studies, University of Minnesota

  • Alberto Cairo, multimedia editor, elmundo.es, Spain

  • Jonathan Dube, managing producer, MSNBC.com

  • Jane E. Stevens, Hearst Foundation Teaching Fellow, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and freelance multimedia journalist

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Fourth Panel: Business Model: Online Advertising Is Breaking Records, But Is It Enough to Finance Journalism?

Chair and discussant: Max McCombs, professor, School of Journalism, UT Austin

  • Steve Yelvington, digital strategist, Morris Communications

  • Jim Debth, Internet general manager, Statesman.com, Austin American Statesman

  • Elaine Zinngrabe, director, Los Angeles Times Interactive

  • Rusty Coats, general manager at TBO.com in Tampa, Florida (former director for new media, MORI Research)

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Keynote: "The Explosion of User-Generated Content Online"

  • Keynote speaker: Gary Chapman, director of the 21st Century Project at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at UT Austin and a columnist at the Austin American-Statesman

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Research Panel: The Search for Profitability-Business Models for Online Journalism

Chair and discussant: Paula Poindexter, associate professor, School of Journalism, UT Austin

  • Prospects for profit: The (un)evolving business model for online news(*)

    Donica Mensing, assistant professor, University of Nevada-Reno

  • British news websites and the overseas reader (*)

    Neil Thurman, senior lecturer in Electronic Publishing, Department of Journalism, City University, London and Visiting Scholar, School of Information Management and Systems, University of California, Berkeley

  • Online media, population and economics: facing the relationship among media brands and social indicators in Spain

    Manuel Gago, professor, Santiago de Compostela University, Spain

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Research Panel: Discussing the News – Researching Blogs and Online Forums

Chair and discussant: Mark Tremayne, assistant professor, School of Journalism, UT Austin

  • Bloggergate: How the CBS National Guard Story Affected Coverage of Webloggers (*)

    J. Richard Stevens, assistant professor, Southern Methodist University, Texas

  • Online Public Forums within Private Institutions (*)

    Young-Gil Chae, doctoral student, Radio-TV-Film, College of Communications, UT Austin

  • Vital Habits: Community Weblogs in Action (*)

    Lou Rutigliano, doctoral student, School of Journalism, UT Austin

  • The First Amendment as a Frame: A Content Analysis of Top Blogs (*)

    Nikhil Moro, assistant professor at Kennesaw State Unversity, Georgia

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Research Panel: Issues in Online Journalism – From High School Coverage to International News

Chair and discussant: Stephen Reese, professor, School of Journalism, UT Austin

  • Increased Legitimacy, Fewer Women? Analyzing Editorial Leadership and Gender in Online Journalism (*)(**)

    Shayla Thiel, assistant professor at DePaul University in Chicago

  • Tinkering with Cyberspace, On-campus punishment for off-campus expression: A High School Case Study (*)

    Thomas Terry, doctoral student, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Diffusion Theory in an Internet Environment: Testing Four Key Components (*)

    Sonia Huang, doctoral student, School of Journalism, UT Austin

  • Who You Are and Where You've Been: Factors Influencing Student Online International News Reading (*)

    Tania Cantrell, doctoral student, School of Journalism, UT Austin

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Wrap-up discussion session

  • Rosental Calmon Alves, professor, Knight Chair in Journalism and UNESCO Chair in Communication, UT Austin

  • Gabriela Warkentin de la Mora, director of the Department of Communication and UNESCO Chair in Communication, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico

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