Author: ISOJ

Call for papers for 2022 #ISOJ Journal now open with special edition on AI and the news

Researchers are invited to submit extended abstracts for the 2022 edition of the #ISOJ Journal,  the peer-reviewed official research publication of the International Symposium on Online Journalism. It will be a special issue of the #ISOJ Journal, focusing on implications associated with artificial intelligence and its growing interconnection with news and journalism. Similar to previous …  Read More

ISOJ wraps up second virtual-only conference with more than 7,300 registrants from 154 countries

More than 7,300 people from 154 countries and territories registered for the 22nd annual International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) as the global journalism conference went completely online for the second year in a row. This year’s ISOJ brought together journalists, academics and media executives from around the world for five days of discussion on …  Read More

Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism attracts nearly 1,500 people from Latin America, Spain and Portugal

For the first time, the 14th Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism, typically held in Spanish, was also heard in Portuguese. Thousands of viewers in Latin America, Spain and Portugal tuned in for the annual event. On May 1, the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas hosted the event, which is traditionally held the day …  Read More

Fighting disinformation, especially surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, is one of biggest challenges of our lifetimes

While misinformation is not a new concept, the COVID-19 pandemic has created new challenges for journalists to detect, combat and counter false information. We are living in an age in which we are given an overload of information, coined as the ‘infodemic’ by the United Nations, and correct and factual information is of grave importance …  Read More

Engaging with communities is non-negotiable for the survival of journalism, according to directors and strategists

More than ever, 2020 has been proof of concept into why every news organization or person thinking about journalism needs to have audience engagement as a core strategy. People want to be connected with trusted organizations to answer real life or death questions and engage in deeper conversations in their community. The fact is, not …  Read More