Category: Registration

ISOJ to be held online-only for first time in its 21-year history; Free registration open

After the heartbreaking need to cancel the April in-person event in Austin due to the pandemic, the International Symposium on Online Journalism will be online-only for the first time in its 21-year history. Journalists, media executives and scholars from around the U.S. and the world will discuss advancements and research surrounding digital journalism. The conference …  Read More

An important note about ISOJ cancellation

With a heavy heart, we’ve decided to cancel the in-person component of this year’s International Symposium on Online Journalism due to COVID-19. We’ve been monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely over the past few weeks and have decided that convening in person would not be prudent at this time. We are, however, going to try to …  Read More

ISOJ 2020 panelists to explain how news organizations can embrace product management practices

UPDATED: This story was modified to reflect the changes from the in-person conference in Austin to ISOJ Online When Professor Cindy Royal interviewed innovators and early adopters of digital product management in journalism in 2016, her selection pool was noticeably smaller than it is today. “The practice of product management in media organizations has grown …  Read More

Covering the 2020 U.S. election: Reporters from national media will discuss campaign trail challenges at the 21st ISOJ

The in-person component of ISOJ 2020 has been canceled. More information here. Reporters on the front lines of election coverage face a myriad of new challenges created by digital media. They work hard to keep voters accurately informed at a time of information overload, disinformation, misinformation and distrust of the press. Attendees of the 21st …  Read More

Early-bird rates for 21st ISOJ end March 15; Register now

The in-person component of the 21st ISOJ has been canceled.  Journalists, media executives, scholars and news enthusiasts from around the world are invited to register for the 21st International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ). Since 1999, this annual conference has focused on the impact of the digital revolution on journalism, combining perspectives from professionals and …  Read More

Texas Tribune, ISOJ and Hacks/Hackers join forces on hackathon to promote engagement ahead of 2020 election

Due to the cancellation of in-person events for ISOJ 2020, this hackathon has been canceled. Developers, designers, researchers, journalists and political junkies are invited to convene to build tools to inform and educate voters ahead of the 2020 election. The Texas Tribune, in partnership with the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas and Hacks/Hackers, …  Read More

Take in some culture and art at ISOJ

Looking for a quiet space to think about everything you’re learning at ISOJ? Austin has a number of museums within walking distance or a short drive from the main conference location. Blanton Museum of Art Location 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Austin, TX 78712 Phone: (512) 471-5482 The 21st International Symposium on Online …  Read More

Where to stay in Austin? Hotel options for ISOJ 2020

The 21st International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) will take place from April 24-25, 2020 at the Blanton Museum of Art on the University of Texas at Austin’s campus. Reserved hotel room blocks are available at the DoubleTree Suites Hotel. You can find more information about other nearby hotels — along with transportation and parking details — …  Read More