Category: Innovation

Journalism must rethink its processes to take advantage of the web3 and the metaverse, say experts in innovation and emerging media technologies at ISOJ

What is the future of journalism? That is the question that was asked by the panel speakers of “Hype or not, how and when will web3 (blockchain/NFTs) and metaverse (AR/VR/XR) impact journalism?” during the first day of the 23rd  International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), held on April 1 and 2 in Austin, Texas. Moderated …  Read More

Casos exitosos que exploran la transformación digital para habilitar nuevos productos periodísticos

Periodistas, directores y editores de diversos medios de América Latina se dieron cita en el panel “Lecciones y casos innovadores”, del 15º Coloquio Iberoamericano de Periodismo Digital, para presentar casos de éxito que vinculan herramientas tecnológicas con buenas prácticas en la profesión. Entre las estrategias están el deseo de recuperar una audiencia que es cada …  Read More

How successful cases explore digital transformation to enable new journalistic products

Journalists, directors and editors from various news outlets in Latin America gathered in the panel “Lessons and innovative cases,” at the 15th Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism, to present success stories that link technological tools to good practices in the profession. Some themes in common among the strategies are the desire to win back an …  Read More

Borja Echevarría habla sobre éxito de las suscripciones digitales y las transformaciones en El País

El periodista español Borja Echevarría tiene bajo su responsabilidad una redacción global con más de 400 periodistas, que produce uno de los periódicos más tradicionales del mundo. El País, fundado en Madrid en 1976, sigue a la venta en los quioscos de España y, al mismo tiempo, está impulsando una revolución en el entorno digital. Echevarría, …  Read More

Aceleradora de medios Velocidad enfocada en sustentabilidad ayudó a diez medios de América Latina a crecer y diversificar fuentes de ingresos

“Sembramos una cultura de trabajo, un cambio de mindset en las organizaciones [participantes], en torno a pensar en sustentabilidad e incorporar personas claves para esas áreas [estratégicas]”, dijo Vanina Berghella, directora del Fondo Velocidad el 3 de abril de 2022, durante el 15º Coloquio Iberoamericano de Periodismo Digital, en la Universidad de Texas en Austin. …  Read More

Borja Echevarría talks about the success of digital subscriptions and the transformation of Spanish newspaper El País

Spanish journalist Borja Echevarría is responsible for a global newsroom with more than 400 journalists, which produces one of the most traditional newspapers in the world. El País, founded in Madrid in 1976, is still on sale at newsstands in Spain and, at the same time, is driving a revolution in the digital environment.  Echevarría, …  Read More

Google news executive warns that newsrooms have to proceed with caution as they dive further into evolving digital media environment

View the entirety of Gingras’ speech here. Google’s global vice president of news warned that the current media environment stifles diversity of voices and in-depth journalism, but worries blanket regulations are not the answer. In an almost poetic address, Richard Gingras’ keynote speech at the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) in Austin, Texas, brought …  Read More

Collaboration in investigative reporting presents its challenges, but the reward is truthful and well-reported stories for the global community

While collaboration is now popular among investigative journalists, they have traditionally been the ultimate newsroom lone wolfs. Journalists in the past have been known to hoard and conceal information to prevent the next reporter from stealing the story. But, due to this, “journalists were missing some of the biggest stories of our time, stories that …  Read More

Journalists from the Global South share how innovation helped their newsrooms to reach new readers, find new stories and combat disinformation

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Tai Nalon, executive director of Brazilian news organization Aos Fatos, said they saw a flood of disinformation among Brazilians on social media networks. The digital fact-checking startup quickly set out to combat that with a new tool, Radar Aos Fatos. The tool uses algorithms to root out key …  Read More