Author: Ian Tennant

ISOJ workshop asks ‘How do we define journalists today?’ amid technological and policy shifts

Lee este artículo en español abajo Across the world, governments are pursuing public policy to help fund journalism. In the pursuit of effective policy, some states and countries have created definitions of journalism to help determine which individuals and organizations qualify. But in the digital age, creating an adequate definition is easier said than done. …  Read More

Journalists engage in lively panel discussion at 25th ISOJ about media coverage of U.S. elections

Lee este artículo en español abajo Journalists indulged in a vibrant, and occasionally profane, discussion of media coverage of U.S. election cycles and the upcoming presidential election during an April 13 panel at the 25th ISOJ centered around the question, “The media and election season: Are we gonna get it right this time?” The panel, …  Read More

Panel closes the 25th ISOJ with insight into future relationship between journalists and artificial intelligence

Lee este artículo en español abajo “The human component is always in the middle,” said Sebastián Auyanet Torres, Audience Strategist at NowThis, when referring to artificial intelligence (AI) initiatives during the final panel at the 25th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) on April 13. The panel featured several technology specialists including Andrea L. Guzman, associate professor, …  Read More

Journalism scholars present industry research and solutions at 25th ISOJ amidst ongoing engagement and financial challenges

Lee este artículo en español abajo Journalism scholars discussed building a sustainable future for news and re-imagining connections with audiences during a research breakfast at the 25th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) on April 13. Summarizing their research to an early Saturday morning crowd, presenters included Amy Ross Arguedas and Richard Fletcher of the Reuters Institute at …  Read More

Meduza’s strategies to outwit Kremlin censorship shared with 25th ISOJ audience

Lee este artículo en español abajo The co-founder, CEO, and publisher of Meduza — the largest Russian-language independent media outlet published in both Russian and English while operating in exile — shared the news site’s challenges fighting Russian censorship at the 25th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) on April 12. For Galina Timchenko, whose keynote session …  Read More

Journalism professionals discuss governments’ role in shaping the future of journalism

Lee este artículo en español abajo Five journalism leaders gathered at the 25th International Symposium of Online Journal (ISOJ) in Austin on April 12 to discuss how government policies regarding copyright, social media regulation, and subsidies could affect the future journalism landscape. Though all the panelists emphasized the power of public policy to revitalize and …  Read More

Journalists discuss challenges of meeting audience needs at ISOJ workshop

Lee este artículo en español abajo News outlets have to meet the public where they are at. That was the message of leaders in news product innovation who led a breakfast workshop at the 25th annual International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) conference. The workshop sought to introduce journalists to how news products are developed …  Read More

International journalists keep up the good fight despite government attacks, appreciative 24th ISOJ audience hears

View video of the panel here. This article has been updated.* Journalists from around the world discussed the precarious state of media in their home countries during a panel chaired by Ann Marie Lipinski, curator of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University, at the 24th annual International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) on April …  Read More

‘We’re rebuilding journalism and that’s not going to happen overnight,’ attendees of ISOJ research breakfast are told

The April 15 research breakfast panel at ISOJ chaired by Dr. Cindy Royal (Texas State University) explored research on Canadian news startups, Mexican journalism networks and collectives, how journalists can meet the challenges of the current moment, and how journalists can engage the public to rebuild trust. The research was presented by Dr. Celeste González …  Read More