news year: 2020

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

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 International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) will have the opportunity to hear …  Read More

Registration for the 21st ISOJ now open: Sign up now and take advantage of early-bird rates

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 academics. It is organized by the Knight Center for Journalism …  Read More

First keynote speakers announced for ISOJ 2020: The Guardian’s editor-in-chief and The New York Times’ chairman

Both The Guardian and The New York Times have been celebrating important milestones of success in the last months, as global newspapers that have found success in the digital era. Their stories will help set the tone for the two days of the 21st ISOJ, the International Symposium on Online Journalism, at the University of …  Read More

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

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, will host the “Code before the vote” hackathon in which attendees will find ways to …  Read More

WAN-IFRA’s North American Digital Media Awards to be held in partnership with ISOJ

Prior to the official start of the 21st International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), editors and other media executives will convene in Austin, Texas, for the fourth edition of the 2020 North American Digital Media Awards from the World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA). These awards “honor news publishers that have delivered unique and original digital media …  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


The 21st ISOJ will be held April 24 – 25, 2020 at the University of Texas at Austin’s Blanton Museum of Art.  Read More