Category: Transition to Digital

Periodistas iberoamericanos innovan en producción de contenido haciendo uso de nuevas tecnologías y buscan crear comunidad

El Coloquio de Periodismo Iberoamericano Digital, que surgió a lo largo de los años como una conversación informal post-ISOJ (Simposio Internacional de Periodismo Online) entre los periodistas de América Latina, España y Portugal asistentes al simposio, convocó en su décimo primera edición a un interesante grupo de periodistas innovadores. Los asistentes compartieron sus experiencias y …  Read More

International research highlights differences among journalists’ methods, the precarious status of the profession and the evolution of a renown publication

Watch video of the cultural change research panel discussion at ISOJ 2018. Journalism was examined through a critical lens during the ISOJ 2018 research panel “Cultural change: Telling stories, shaping identity and normalizing precarity” on April 14. Academics — American and European — delved into the evolving nature of journalism from individual journalists to major …  Read More

CNN Digital Worldwide editor-in-chief: In a transforming news industry, media needs to promote journalists’ growth

Watch video of Meredith Artley’s keynote speech and discussion from ISOJ 2018. The news cycle and industry have dramatically shifted in the last several years and news organizations should continue to mirror these transitions, according to Meredith Artley, senior vice president and editor-in-chief for CNN Digital Worldwide. “All things Trump” is among the many forces …  Read More

SembraMedia reveals digital media growth in Latin America, but says organizations still face challenges

This post has been edited to correct figures concerning revenue of digital media sites analyzed by SembraMedia. Additionally, some quotes have been edited to improve translation. (*)For other coverage of the 10th Ibero American Colloquium for Digital Journalism, please see below. Women are leaders at more than 60 percent of digital media sites in Latin …  Read More

Latin American and Spanish news sites experiment to reach audience and finance quality journalism

(*)For other coverage of the 10th Ibero American Colloquium for Digital Journalism, please see below. In a global context in which the demand for traditional newspapers decreases and in which the use of information and communication technologies grows, journalists are forced to develop ingenious ways in which to deliver their products. Especially in the last …  Read More

Journalists from traditional media discuss the transition to digital at Knight Center’s Ibero-American Colloquium

Nearly one hundred journalists from 13 Latin American countries, the United States and Spain gathered on Sunday, April 17 at the 9th Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism organized by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin, thanks to support from Google. The subject of one of the …  Read More

Newspapers from large cities adapt newsrooms, equipment and philosophies to consolidate transformation to digital

Watch video of the keynote panel discussion on the transformation of U.S. metro newspapers. Given the fall in advertising revenues in recent years, the large traditional media in the United States have found it necessary to pay closer attention to digital platforms as new outlets for reaching more audiences and, consequently, ensuring revenue. This was …  Read More

“Journalism” always comes before “online,” say journalists from conflict zones at ISOJ

  In online journalism, “online” is never more important than “journalism.” That was the main message of Carlos Dada, founder and director of Salvadorian news site El Faro, who was one of the participants at a breakfast panel during the second day on the 15th International Symposium on Online Journalism. “I don’t understand what is online journalism,” Dada said. “Journalism …  Read More

Aunohita Mojumdar at ISOJ: online journalism still has value in print news landscape of South Asia

Just as Western journalists speculate about the decay of print news, South Asian news publications like Himal Southasian are exploring the role of online journalism across a growing print news landscape – a role that, according to Himal Southasian Associate Editor Aunohita Mojumdar, comes with the responsibility of creating a space for providing the critical …  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