Category: Multimedia

Ibero-American journalists innovate in content production by using new technologies and seek to create community

The Iberian American Digital Journalism Colloquium, which emerged over the years as an informal post-ISOJ (International Symposium of Online Journalism) conversation among journalists from Latin America, Spain and Portugal attending the symposium, convened an interesting group of innovative journalists for its eleventh edition. Those in attendance shared their experiences and projects at the School of …  Read More

ISOJ audience hears Axios’ Jim VandeHei emphasize the need for news outlets’ departments to work together

Watch video of Jim VandeHei’s keynote presentation or his discussion with Jennifer Preston. Axios co-founder and CEO Jim VandeHei kicked off the first day of the 18th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) with a call for news outlets to embrace “synchronicity,” all departments — business, editorial, advertising and technology — working together for the …  Read More

ISOJ Keynote: University of Hong Kong’s Ying Chan to talk about the new frontier for journalism in China

With its vast population and the second most important economy in the globe, China has become one of the most important stories worldwide. But it’s not an easy one to cover. News reports have discussed at length the current controls of the Communist Party over freedom of expression and flow of information in the country, …  Read More

ISOJ panelists discuss behind the scenes in the newsroom

  The 14th annual International Symposium on Online Journalism closed its first day with a panel discussing how different news outlets are responding and evolving with advancements in technology. The panel consisted of journalists and academics who have researched news organizations’ attempts and progress in adapting to newsroom changes related to social media, digital media, …  Read More

Kim Rees on data visualization: There’s a story in every piece of data

Multimedia narratives and data visualization were the hot topics on Saturday afternoon at IOSJ.  In an interview beforehand, Kim Rees, co-Founder of Periscopic, talked about telling the story behind the numbers. Rees and her colleagues at Periscopic, who describe themselves as a “socially-conscious data visualization firm,” have been visualizing data in new and interactive way …  Read More

News design expert Roger Black will lead discussion on responsive design at 14th ISOJ

The 14th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) will present a leading Web designer, Roger Black, as the chair of a forum highlighting “responsive design and other trends in digital platforms architecture and design” on April 19. An inspired choice as chair, Black is excited to be involved, asserting that Rosental Alves, ISOJ founder and …  Read More

New York Times’ editor Jill Abramson, Texas Tribune’s Evan Smith to discuss multimedia journalism at ISOJ

The executive editor of The New York Times, Jill Abramson, will kick off day two of the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) with a keynote speech on the use of multimedia narratives by online news sites. Abramson’s discussion, to be chaired by Evan Smith, CEO and editor-in-chief at The Texas Tribune, will mark the …  Read More

Reading Readers: Research on the News Community

Audience preference and editorial judgment: A study of time-lagged influence in online news Angela M. Lee, University of Texas at Austin and Seth C. Lewis, University of Minnesota  Through data analysis of three online papers — The New York Times, the New York Post, and the New York Daily News — Lee and Lewis found …  Read More