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Reflections: Engaging the Community

ISOJ speakers addressed innovative and effective ways to work with the community and have them happily work with the news. VG Multimedia editor-in-chief Espen Hansen presented ways the in which his site excels with community needs right when they need it. When the Icelandic volcano sent massive clouds of dust disrupting air travel, the site …  Read More

Reflection: Research Panel Discusses News Innovation

The first research panel of the 12th International Symposium on Online Journalism conference discussed news innovations and touched on every topic from R&D to education to creativity. Seth Lewis, an Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota discussed the use of open APIs by news organizations, explaining that, “news organizations learn from people outside of the …  Read More

ISOJ 2011 Archive

Opening Session

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

  • Glenn Frankel, director, UT School of Journalism

  • Amy Schmitz Weiss, assistant professor, San Diego State University – Symposium Research Chair

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Paywalls: Charging for News Content. Does it Work?

Chair: Tim Lott, vice president/audience strategy, The Austin American Statesman

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Research Panel: Examining News Innovations

Chair: Amy Schmitz Weiss, San Diego State University (Symposium research chair)

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Research Panel: All About the Tweet and More

Chair: Cindy Royal, Texas State University

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Research Panel: Beyond News Routines, Beyond News Consumption

Chair: Tom Johnson, University of Texas at Austin

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Engaging the Communities With the News

Chair: Jim Brady, consultant (former editor of TBD.com and WashingtonPost.com)

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Research Panel: Beyond the Conversation, Beyond Engagement

Chair: Chris Kabwato, School of Journalism and Media Studies, Rhodes University, South Africa

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