Category: ISOJ2023

CONNECTASHub cubre ISOJ 2023 en español y amplia alcance de la conferencia en las Américas

Read this article in English below. El Simposio Internacional de Periodismo Online (ISOJ) une a periodistas de todo el mundo, en persona o virtualmente. Un buen ejemplo de ello es la cobertura del ISOJ 2023 realizada por miembros de CONNECTASHub, una redacción regional de más de 136 periodistas que trabajan en 19 países latinoamericanos. Los …  Read More

ISOJ 2023 reaches more than 1,100 participants from around the world to discuss the present and future of online journalism

The International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) celebrated 24 years of conversations and research into online journalism with a truly hybrid conference that attracted more than 1,100 people from around the globe. ISOJ 2023 took place from April 14 to 15 at the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center on the University of Texas at Austin …  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

ISOJ panelists discuss the current state of growing news avoidance and what journalists can do about it

View video of panel here. News avoidance is a long-standing and increasing problem facing journalists. In the past several years, much of the public has shown increasing distrust in the media which has directly lent itself to their intentional and unintentional avoidance of news. In fact, research has found about one in 10 individuals consume …  Read More

Content Authenticity Initiative combats photographic mis/disinformation by proving ‘what is real,’ ISOJ workshop hears

Family members love to share pictures and funny posts that they find interesting on Facebook. But when images seem outrageously untrue, like pyramids in Antarctica, how can we tell where the photo really came from? The new Adobe-led Content Authenticity Initiative is working to fight this form of mis/disinformation with a new tool: provenance. According …  Read More

News organizations should use a more individualized approach to reaching audiences, say ISOJ panelists

View video of panel here. As news organizations National Press Radio (NPR) and the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) leave Twitter, the idea of using social media to distribute the news is in question. Experts gathered during the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) made it clear that moving away from depending on social media platforms …  Read More

Journalists call on organizations, lawmakers to support reporters in exile, ISOJ audience hears

View video of panel here. A group of journalists who have been exiled because of their reporting called on lawmakers, news organizations, and nonprofits to help find ways to sustainably support reporters in similar situations. The journalists gathered at the International Symposium of Online Journalism (ISOJ) in Austin on April 15 to discuss how they …  Read More

Pulitzer Prize winner discusses mental health concerns and resources for journalists during ISOJ lunch workshop

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Mar Cabra addressed widespread mental health issues faced by journalists, speaking at the 24th annual International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) about the rising rates of anxiety and depression now found amongst media professionals after the pandemic. “The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) did a research on the effect of the …  Read More