Category: Q&A

Register for pre-ISOJ screening of ‘Breaking the News,’ a documentary about nonprofit digital news startup The 19th*

Haga clic aquí para leer este artículo en español. As anticipation builds for the 25th anniversary of the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), in-person attendees have an exciting new pre-conference event to sign up for. On Thursday, April 11, a day before the official start of ISOJ, the Knight Center for Journalism in the …  Read More

What did you have to say about #ISOJ2019

We pulled together Tweets from the 20th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) to see what you had to say about the annual conference that features speeches and discussions on the past, present and future of online journalism. Thank you for being part of the conversation about #ISOJ2019.  Read More

Keynote: The Q&A

If writers are audited often, who does that auditing? Kydd: Writers have to be vetted before they’re allowed to start creating content. When people get hired with Demand, they get access to a limited amount of content and articles, and we actually have real copyeditors keeping up with their progress. With our system of plagiarism …  Read More

Joshua Braun: In His Own Words

Joshua Braun is a self-proclaimed dorky brainiac. But what are labels and tags when it comes to one of the brightest journalism scholars today? Braun, a graduate student at Cornell University, will be representing two papers at this year’s symposium. The first, Models of Restraint: The Adoption of Blogging Software by the U.S. Broadcast News …  Read More

Joseph Vavrus: In His Own Words

All of the papers and panels at this year’s ISOJ will be completely and unequivocally great, but there’s a lot more that goes into planning the event behind the scenes. Joseph Vavrus is a crucial member of that planning team. A graduate research assistant with the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, he assisted with …  Read More

Angela M. Lee: In Her Own Words

The talk of new business models and methods of dissemination for news is everywhere, but the oft-forgotten reality is as innovative and helpful as new technologies and business strategies may be, it is still the audience that really defines what will and will not work. After all, it’s the audience that’s reading the news. That’s …  Read More

Ethan Zuckerman: In His Own Words

Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School and the co-founder of Global Voices Online, Zuckerman is a fantastic mixture of professional and academic, intellectual and laborer. He’s thinking about the issues, and then writing about them.But don’t just believe me. Here is Ethan Zuckerman, in his own words. ———- Journalism: it’s not …  Read More

Amanda Ash: In Her Own Words

We have already heard from Alfred Hermida about the paper he will be presenting at the symposium titled Wikifying the CBC: Reimagining the remit of public service media, a paper the exams the burgeoning wiki page for the Canadian music scene, but what about his partner in crime? Amanda Ash is a Master’s student in …  Read More

Symposium brings marketing side of journalism, too

One of the best parts of the International Symposium on Online Journalism is the fact that aside from professional journalists and academics, the event also brings individuals from the marketing side of the industry. Earl Wilkinson is one of those individuals. The executive director and CEO of the International Newsmedia Marketing Association, Wilkinson took the …  Read More

Suzanne Seggerman of Games for Change

Suzanne Seggerman of Games for Change explains how she first got the idea of supporting games to create social change. Seggerman says she was never interested in games, but was intrigued by the game ‘Hidden Agenda’ and ended up changing her career path. She co-founded Games for Change and is the current president of the …  Read More