WAN-IFRA announces winners of the 2020 North American Digital Media Awards

The World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has announced the winners of the 2020 North American Digital Media Awards. “We’re delighted to have received such top-level projects from so many different types of media organizations. It’s one of the strengths of this competition,” said Rodrigo Bonilla, regional director for the Americas at WAN-IFRA. “From small …  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

Check out the program for ISOJ 2020 and register now for this unique global conference on online journalism

The in-person component of the 21st ISOJ has been canceled.  The short program for the 21st International Symposium on Online Journalism is now available. ISOJ 2020 features more than 40 speakers from around the world who will discuss the present and future of digital journalism from April 24 – 25, 2020 at the Blanton Museum …  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