Category: Video

‘Lightning round’ at ISOJ focuses on funding for Latin American media, online harassment, spatial journalism and more

A “lightning round” of presentations at the 20th annual International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) covered an array of developments from a new initiative to support Latin American journalists to the potential of location-based reporting. Janine Warner and Luis Botello kicked off the short presentations April 13 with the unveiling of Velocidad, a new $1.5 …  Read More

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

Cracking the code to successful video online: ISOJ 2018 panelist says it all starts with original content

The future of video for news organizations may hinge on more original content, increasing interactivity and the eventual convergence of technologies like Virtual Reality, 360 and live video, says one participant in the Friday afternoon panel at the 2018 International Symposium on Online Journalism 2018 (ISOJ), “Video: Cracking the code for successful video online.” Yusuf …  Read More

Panelists look at successes and limitations of innovative video formats, including Facebook Live and VR

Watch the video panel discussion from ISOJ 2017. The audience at the 18th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) heard from journalists, professors and media directors about how news organizations can use innovative video formats to inform and engage with audiences. This was part of the panel “Video everywhere: From live coverage to VR, 360 …  Read More

Producing good journalism and embracing video are important strategies for adapting to digital change, says New York Times editor at ISOJ

The strategy of The New York Times for adapting to dynamic change in the consumption and production of news, according to Kinsey Wilson, is to persist in making and offering good journalism. Wilson, The Times’ editor of innovation and strategy, and executive vice-president of product and technology, opened the 17th International Symposium on Online Journalism …  Read More

Egypt and the role of social media

Ahmed El Gody, the senior lecturer and director of New Media Lab Modern Sciences and Arts University, Egypt, discussed the state of Egyptian news media Saturday. (Paper, PDF). Here he explains the role of social media in Egypt’s overall media environment and its impact on the revolution.    Read More

Rosental Alves discusses the 12th annual ISOJ

With less than a month before the 12th International Symposium on Online Journalism, Rosental Alves, the director of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin, gives us his impressions on the event. In this interview, which was shot with an iPhone 4, Prof. Alves talks about the …  Read More