ISOJ 2006 Archive

Opening session

  • Rosental Calmon Alves, Professor, Knight Chair in Journalism and UNESCO Chair in Communication, School of Journalism, UT Austin (Symposium Chair)

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

  • Mark Tremayne, Assistant Professor, School of Journalism, UT Austin (Symposium Research Chair)

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Cash Cows or Entrecôte: The Influence of Interdependency on Physical and Virtual Newspapers

  • Keynote Speaker: Robert Picard, Hamrin Professor of Media Economics and Director of the Media Management and Transformation Center, Jönköping International Business School, Jönköping University, Sweden

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Audience and Business Models: Will the Online News Industry be Able to Finance Quality Journalism?

Chair: Lorraine Branham, Director, School of Journalism, UT Austin

  • Vin Crosbie, President and Managing Partner, Digital Deliverance

  • Gary Meo, Senior Vice President, Print and Internet Services, Scarborough Research

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The Integration of Newsrooms: Should Online and Print Newsrooms Merge?

Chair and Presenter: Pablo J. Boczkowski, Associate Professor, Northwestern University (Author of Digitizing the News: Innovation in Online Newspapers)

  • Len Apcar, Editor-in-Chief, The New York Times on the Web

  • George Rodrigue, Vice President and Managing Editor, The Dallas Morning News

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The Emergence of Citizen Journalism and Social Media

Chair and Presenter: Barbara Bry, Founding Editor of Voice of San Diego; COO, Blackbird Venture, La Jolla, CA

  • Clyde Bentley, MyMissourian.com, Missouri School of Journalism

  • Dan Pacheco, Senior Product Manager, Bakotopia.com

  • Elizabeth Osder, Local, Search and Social Media, Yahoo.com

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The Impact of Citizen Journalism and Social Media on Newspapers

Chair: Robert Rivard, Editor, San Antonio Express-News

  • Jim Brady, Vice President and Executive Editor, WashingtonPost.com

  • Scott Clark, Vice President and Editor, HoustonChronicle.com

  • Juan Carlos Luján Zavala, Editor, ElComercio.com.pe, Lima, Peru

  • Fred Zipp, Managing Editor, Austin American-Statesman

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Multimedia Journalism Narrative: Should Online Journalism Embrace Traditional Video, or Try a Richer Blend of Video, Photos, Animation, Text, etc.?

Chair: Donna DeCesare, Assistant Professor, School of Journalism, UT Austin

  • Jen Friedberg, Multimedia Producer, Star-Telegram.com, Fort Worth, TX

  • Bart Marable, Creative Director, Terra Incognita Productions, Austin, TX

  • Mindy McAdams, Professor and Knight Chair in Journalism, University of Florida

  • Jose Manuel Valenzuela, Editor, ep3.es (El Pais' multimedia magazine), Spain

  • Ashley Wells, Executive Producer/Editorial Concepts, MSNBC.com

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Saturday Opening Session

  • Rosental Calmon Alves, Professor, Knight Chair in Journalism and UNESCO Chair in Communication, School of Journalism, UT Austin (Symposium Chair)

  • Rod Hart, Dean, College of Communication, UT Austin

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International Perspectives on Online Journalism

Chair: Maggie Rivas Rodriguez, Associate Professor, School of Journalism, UT Austin

  • Guillermo Franco, Editor, ElTiempo.com, Colombia

  • Vincent Maher, Director, New Media Lab, Rhodes University, South Africa

  • Paula Jung, Doctoral Candidate, Pontifícia Universidade Católica, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

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Research Panel: Trends in Online News: Audiences and Content

Chair: Mark Tremayne, Assistant Professor, School of Journalism, UT Austin

  • Click Here to Learn More: A Comparison of Online Newspaper, Online Broadcast and Online-Only News Sites (*)

    Donica Mensing, University of Nevada-Reno

  • Looking at Local Dailies’ Election 2004 Online News Coverage (*)

    Tania Cantrell, UT Austin

  • A Periodical Phenomenon: A Look at Podcasting's Effect on Newspaper Audience, Advertising, and Atmosphere (*)

    Major Highfield & Justin Sablich, Syracuse University

  • Visualizing Technology: Images in Google and Yahoo News Aggregators (*)

    Cindy Royal, Virginia Commonwealth University

  • Gateway or Gatekeeper: The Institutionalization of Online News in Creating an Altered Technological Authority (**)

    Sue Robinson, Temple University

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Research Panel: Citizen Journalism: Possibilities and Pitfalls

Chair: Steve Reese, Jesse H. Jones Professor and Associate Dean, College of Communication, UT Austin

  • Citizen Journalism, Citizen Activism, and Technology: Positioning Technology as a ‘Second Superpower’ in Times of Disasters and Terrorism (*)

    Sharon Meraz, UT Austin

  • Participatory Journalism in the Mainstream: Attitudes and Implementation at British News Websites (**)

    Neil Thurman, City University-London

  • Web 2.0, Society 1.0: Online Citizens Media, But For Which Citizens? (*)

    Lou Rutigliano, UT Austin

  • The Impact of the Internet on Journalism: An Examination of Blogging, Citizen Journalism, and a Dot.Com Solution for the Online Edition (*)

    Julie Neumann, 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

  • Mark Tremayne, Assistant Professor, School of Journalism, UT Austin

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