news year: 2008

Knight Center holds first Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas conducted the First Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism, on April 5 and 6, 2008 in Austin, Texas. Participants included 26 journalists, academics, and media executives from eight Latin American countries, Spain, and Portugal. Members of the colloquium analyzed digital journalism trends affecting …  Read More

Centro Knight realiza Primer Coloquio Iberoamericano sobre Periodismo Digital

Periodistas, académicos y ejecutivos de medios se reunieron en el Primer Coloquio Iberoamericano sobre Periodismo Digital en Austin, Texas, el 5 y 6 de abril, 2008. (Foto por Caroline Ventezou)       El Centro Knight para el Periodismo en las Américas realizó el Primer Coloquio Iberoamericano sobre Periodismo Digital en la ciudad de Austin, …  Read More

Guillermo Franco

News executives, reporters, and journalists alike flocked to the ACES building on the University of Texas at Austin Campus on Friday. The 9th International Symposium on Online Journalism brought in conference panelists to discuss the newsroom for the digital age. Guillermo Franco, editor of the Columbia news site,, stressed that journalists are not just …  Read More

MTV News Supervising Producer Liz Nord Talks About Multimedia and Interactivity

  MTV News Supervising Producer Liz Nord talks about Multimedia and Interactivity at the 9th International Symposium on Online Journalism at The University of Texas at Austin. Nord explains MTV’s efforts to engage young people with the upcoming presidential election by innovating the 2008 MTV Choose or Lose campaign. With the explosion of new media tools, …  Read More

A Look at Emerging Business Models

  This video gives viewers a recap of Friday’s Emerging Business Models panel during the International Symposium on Online Journalism. It features lectures from Ken Riddick and Michael Smith. They talk about what it takes to fit in in the ever-changing world of online journalism and business. Any business owner will get great tips from …  Read More

Diverse Audience Looks Forward to Change

By People came from all over the world, in both the media industries and academia to talk about how to adapt to change in the new media landscape during the 9th annual International Symposium on Online Journalism. Audience members discuss why they attended the symposium and what they learned from the event.    Read More

Emerging Business Models Panel

The University of Texas hosted the ninth annual International Symposium on Online Journalism during April 4 and 5. The two day lecture series hosted speakers from Argentina to Zimbabwe to discuss changes occurring in journalism due to the rise of multimedia and online content. Traditional media are struggling to adapt their old business models to respond …  Read More