Category: Keynote

Baron on Bezos ownership of the Washington Post: ‘I don’t think that we would have been a success without his involvement’

The recent accomplishments of The Washington Post are unlikely to be repeated elsewhere in the United States or worldwide, according to former executive editor Marty Baron, one of the most prominent American journalists. That’s because the paper holds a unique position after being purchased in 2013 by multi-billionaire Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s CEO and founder, who …  Read More

With a national newsroom and several local bureaus, Capital B wants to get closer to Black communities and regain their trust in media

Lauren Williams and Akoto Ofori-Atta, co-founders of Capital B, opened the fourth day of the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) speaking about how their new project came to be, it’s main purpose and what they expect when they officially launch the site next Fall. Williams and Ofori-Atta talked to Amanda Zamora, co-founder and publisher …  Read More

New media outlet focused on Washington politics, Punchbowl news achieves more than US$ 1 million in subscriptions in only four months

Anna Palmer and Jake Sherman talked about the success of their recently created enterprise, a membership-based news community called Punchbowl News, during the first panel discussion of the third day of the International Symposium of Online Journalism (ISOJ).  Punchbowl News has a daily podcast, a free morning newsletter and a premium membership program, that include …  Read More

‘High quality matters,’ says editor-in-chief of The Guardian, who shared editorial and business strategies, as well as pandemic challenges, during ISOJ

On the second day of the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), Katharine Viner, editor-in-chief of The Guardian, shared the editorial and work experience of the British publication during 2020, in the first year of the pandemic. In a conversation with the editor-in-chief of the San Francisco Chronicle newspaper, Emilio García-Ruiz, Viner also spoke about …  Read More

New York Times chairman and publisher A.G. Sulzberger opens ISOJ with discussion on trust, diversity and the business of journalism

A.G. Sulzberger, chairman and publisher of The New York Times, opened the 22nd International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) by reminding the journalists, media executives and academics watching from around the world of the permanence of change in the news industry. “Change is emerging as a constant that news organizations are going to have to …  Read More

Presidente y editor del New York Times, A.G. Sulzberger, abre ISOJ con un debate sobre la confianza, diversidad y el negocio del periodismo

A.G. Sulzberger, presidente y editor de The New York Times, inauguró el 22º Simposio Internacional de Periodismo Online (ISOJ) recordando a los periodistas, ejecutivos de medios y académicos que observan desde todo el mundo la permanencia del cambio en la industria de las noticias. “El cambio está emergiendo como una constante con la que las …  Read More

AG Sulzberger, New York Times’ chairman and publisher, will open ISOJ 2021. Here is the lineup of keynote speakers

The 22nd International Symposium on Online Journalism will start on Monday, April 26, 2021, with a keynote session featuring A.G. Sulzberger, chairman of The New York Times Company and publisher of The New York Times. Each day of the ISOJ Online Week (April 26 – 30) will open with a keynote: Katharine Viner, editor-in-chief of …  Read More

Blogging pioneer calls out journalists’ handling of the tech industry at 20th annual ISOJ

Watch video of Winer’s discussion from ISOJ 2019. After a chorus of The Beatles’ uplifting tune “Yellow Submarine” filled the room, Dave Winer, one of the early leaders of blogging and editor of the Scripting News weblog, proceeded to chastise the news media at 20th annual International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) on April 13. …  Read More