Research Panel: Looking Inward: Tracking the Changes and Transformations in Today’s Newsroom

Opening session

  • Rosental Calmon Alves, Professor, Knight Chair in Journalism and UNESCO Chair in Communication, School of Journalism, UT Austin (Symposium Chair)

  • Tracy Dahlby, Director, School of Journalism, Frank A. Bennack, Jr. Chair in Journalism, UT Austin

  • Jonathan Dube, President of the Online News Association (ONA)

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Keynote Address: The Future of Journalism Amid Disappearing Newspapers

  • Paul Steiger, Editor-in-Chief, President and Chief Executive of ProPublica

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Diverse Business Models in Online Journalism – Are We Trying Hard Enough?

Chair: Steve Outing, Columnist, Editor & Publisher

  • Premesh Chandran, Chief Executive Officer, (Malaysia)

  • Beth Frerking, Assistant Managing Editor, partnership,

  • Katie King, Creative and Development Editor, MSN (United Kingdom)

  • Márion Strecker, Content Director, (Brazil)

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Using New Platforms and Social Networks to Enhance Interactivity and Journalism Outreach. Are Journalists Engaging in the Conversation?

Chair: Robert Rivard, Editor, San Antonio Express News

  • Paul Brannan, Emerging Platforms Editor, BBC News, (United Kingdom)

  • Rachel Nixon, News Director, (Canada)

  • Robert Quigley, Internet Editor and Social Media Coordinator, and

  • Dwight Silverman, Interactive Journalism Editor, Houston Chronicle

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Newsroom Integration and the Prevailing Formula of Multimedia, Multiplatform Content – Is it Working?

Chair: Fred Zipp, Editor, Austin American-Statesman

  • Jim Brady, former Vice President and Executive Editor,

  • Sewell Chan, Bureau Chief of City Room Blog,

  • Jonathan Dube, Vice President,

  • Anthony Moor, Deputy Managing Editor/Interactive, Dallas Morning News

  • Torry Pedersen, Chief Executive Officer, VG Group (Norway)

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Visual and Multimedia Storytelling on the Web and Beyond. Have we Already Created New Narrative Styles through the Use of Photos and Video?

Chair: José Zamora, Journalism Program Associate, Knight Foundation

  • David LaFontaine, Partner, Artesian Media and Managing Editor, Newspaper Association of America’s Audience Planbook

  • Travis Fox, Video Producer,

  • Bill Gentile, Journalist-in-Residence, American University

  • Fred Ritchin, Director, PixelPress

  • María Teresa Ronderos, Editor, (Colombia)

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Ten Years of the Symposium: How We Saw Online Journalism in 1999, What has Happened Since Then, and What do we Predict for the Next Decade?

Chair: Rosental Calmon Alves, Knight Chair in Journalism and UNESCO Chair in Communication, School of Journalism, UT Austin

  • Gerry Barker, Digital Operations Revenue Manager, The Palm Beach Post, Florida

  • Steve Sullivan, Multimedia Editor, The Baltimore Sun, Maryland

  • Janine Warner, Digital Alchemist, Artesian Media, Inc.

  • Peter Zollman, Founding Principal, AIM Group

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Presentation. Six Years of Symposium Research– A Review of Trends 2004-2009

  • Amy Schmitz Weiss, Assistant Professor, San Diego State University and Symposium Research Chair

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Research Panel: Citizen Journalism, User-Generated Content and Crowdsourcing: Who is Contributing to the Conversation and Why?

Chair: Cindy Royal, Assistant Professor, Texas State University at San Marcos

  • Thinking about Citizen Journalism: Perspectives on Participatory News Production at Community Newspapers

    Seth C. Lewis, Kelly Kaufhold, and Dominic L. Lasorsa, UT Austin

  • UGC Status and Levels of Control in Argentine, Colombian, Mexican, Peruvian, Portuguese, Spanish, U.S., and Venezuelan Online Newspapers

    Elvira García de Torres et al, Universidad CEU Cardenal Herrera (Spain)

  • When the Crowd Doesn’t See the Value: Crowdsourcing, Citizen Journalism, and the Cultural Production of Local Online News

    Shayla Thiel-Stern, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

  • The Loud Public: Readers’ Comments in Online News Media

    Na’ama Nagar, University at Albany-SUNY

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Research Panel: Reading Between the Lines: Investigations into the Messages, Frames and Perspectives on Online Journalism

Chair: Tom Johnson, Marshall and Sharleen Formby Regents Professor, Texas Tech University

  • Framing Differences in Gender-Related Sport Coverage by Internet Sites and Newspapers

    Edward (Ted) M. Kian, University of Central Florida

  • State Policy and News Websites in China

    Dong Han and Ying Zhang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Online Journalism: Reflections from a Political Economy of Communication Perspective

    César Bolaño, Universidade Federal de Sergipe (Brazil)

  • Readers’ Comments to Online Editorials as a Space of Public Deliberation

    Edith Manosevitch and Dana Walker, Researchers, Kettering Foundation

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Research Panel: Looking Inward: Tracking the Changes and Transformations in Today’s Newsroom

Chair: Amy Schmitz Weiss, Assistant Professor, San Diego State University (Symposium Research Chair)

  • Technology, Physical Organization, and Spatial Culture in the Transforming Newsroom

    Sue Robinson, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • Taking the Paper out of News: A Case Study of Taloussanomat, Europe’s First Online-only Newspaper

    Neil Thurman and Merja Myllylahti, City University  (United Kingdom)

  • Lost in the Ashes:  A Case Study Demonstrating the Importance of Embracing the Share Economy for Environmental and Scientific Journalism

    J. Richard Stevens, University of Colorado at Boulder

  • Web Production, News Judgment, and Emerging Categories of Online Newswork in Metropolitan Journalism

    Chris Anderson, Columbia University

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Research Panel: International Journalism Perspectives from the Americas and Iberian Peninsula

Chair: Alfred Hermida, Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia (Canada)

  • From Gatekeeper to Social Partner: Citizen Journalism and the Journalist in Web 2.0 Participatory Environment in Brazil

    Elizabeth Saad Corrêa and Francisco Madureira, Universidade de São Paulo (Brazil)

  • Why Should we Expect Worlds to Collide? A Case Study Analysis of “Jornal de Notícias” and its Strategic Production Changes

    Luís António Santos and Manuel Pinto, Universidade do Minho (Portugal)

  • Creating an Index to Calculate the Level of Convergence of a Medium

    Manuel Gago Mariño, Moisés Limia Fernández, Carlos Toural Bran, Xosé López García, Teresa de la Hera Conde-Pumpido and Xosé Pereira Fariña, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela (Spain)

  • Setting Guidelines on How to Design the News Online: An Analysis of the Portuguese Online Newspapers and their Spanish, Argentinean and Brazilian Counterparts

    Nuno Vargas, Department of Design and Image, University of Barcelona (Spain)

  • The Use of Video Journalism and Other Types of Copyrighted Video in Teaching Journalism

    Loreto Corredoira y Alfonso and Rodrigo Cetina Presuel, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain)

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Chair: Rosental Calmon Alves, Knight Chair in Journalism and UNESCO Chair in Communication, UT Austin

  • Charlotte-Anne Lucas, Online Instigator, WilCharMedia (Symposium's Rapporteur)

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