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Researcher Defends Student First Amendment Rights

Thomas Terry kicked-off his presentation at the 6th International Symposium on Online Journalism with a statement that was anything but subtle: “I think that everyone needs to be spanked with a little media law every now and then to keep them honest.” His presentation “Tinkering with Cyberspace: On-Campus punishment for Off-Campus Expression,” expressed a need …  Read More

Women Missing In Upper-Level Positions

“I am not being extremely conceited by focusing only on my study,” said Shayla Thiel Ph.D. from DePaul University. “It’s just that there is nothing else out there,” she continued, opening the third and final panel of the International Symposium on Online Journalism. Exploring the state of women in online journalism positions, Thiel found that …  Read More

Newspaper’s Online Forums Go Unused

At a panel Saturday about blogging and online forums, Young-Gil Chae, a doctoral student in Radio-TV-Film at the University of Texas, showed contrasting panoramas. On the one hand, he showed the audience at the International Online Journalism Symposium a Korean website where news and user reactions shared privileged front-page space. On the other, Chae displayed …  Read More

ISOJ 2005 Archive

Opening Session

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

  • Lorraine Branham, director, School of Journalism, UT Austin

  • Mark Tremayne, assistant professor, School of Journalism, UT Austin

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First Panel: Participatory Journalism in Action: The Cases of ohmynews.com, wikinews.org, and the blogs

Chair and discussant: Lorraine Branham, director, School of Journalism, UT Austin

  • Jean Min, deputy chief, international division of Ohmynews.com

  • J.D. Lasica, journalist and blogger

  • Chuck Olsen, blogger and director of Blogumentary

  • Wayne Saewyc, editor and admin, WikiNews.org

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Second Panel: Real Time: How Online Journalism Is Responding to the Increasing Demand of Hard News During the Work Day

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

  • Len Apcar, editor-in-chief, The New York Times on the Web

  • Jim Brady, executive editor, WashingtonPost.com

  • Mary Zerafa, director, LaOpinion.com, Los Angeles

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Third Panel: Multimedia Journalism: How Video, Audio, Animation and Other Features Are Creating a New Journalistic Storytelling Style

Chair and presenter: Nora Paul, director, Institute for New Media Studies, University of Minnesota

  • Alberto Cairo, multimedia editor, elmundo.es, Spain

  • Jonathan Dube, managing producer, MSNBC.com

  • Jane E. Stevens, Hearst Foundation Teaching Fellow, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and freelance multimedia journalist

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Fourth Panel: Business Model: Online Advertising Is Breaking Records, But Is It Enough to Finance Journalism?

Chair and discussant: Max McCombs, professor, School of Journalism, UT Austin

  • Steve Yelvington, digital strategist, Morris Communications

  • Jim Debth, Internet general manager, Statesman.com, Austin American Statesman

  • Elaine Zinngrabe, director, Los Angeles Times Interactive

  • Rusty Coats, general manager at TBO.com in Tampa, Florida (former director for new media, MORI Research)

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Keynote: "The Explosion of User-Generated Content Online"

  • Keynote speaker: Gary Chapman, director of the 21st Century Project at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at UT Austin and a columnist at the Austin American-Statesman

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Research Panel: The Search for Profitability-Business Models for Online Journalism

Chair and discussant: Paula Poindexter, associate professor, School of Journalism, UT Austin

  • Prospects for profit: The (un)evolving business model for online news(*)

    Donica Mensing, assistant professor, University of Nevada-Reno

  • British news websites and the overseas reader (*)

    Neil Thurman, senior lecturer in Electronic Publishing, Department of Journalism, City University, London and Visiting Scholar, School of Information Management and Systems, University of California, Berkeley

  • Online media, population and economics: facing the relationship among media brands and social indicators in Spain

    Manuel Gago, professor, Santiago de Compostela University, Spain

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Research Panel: Discussing the News – Researching Blogs and Online Forums

Chair and discussant: Mark Tremayne, assistant professor, School of Journalism, UT Austin

  • Bloggergate: How the CBS National Guard Story Affected Coverage of Webloggers (*)

    J. Richard Stevens, assistant professor, Southern Methodist University, Texas

  • Online Public Forums within Private Institutions (*)

    Young-Gil Chae, doctoral student, Radio-TV-Film, College of Communications, UT Austin

  • Vital Habits: Community Weblogs in Action (*)

    Lou Rutigliano, doctoral student, School of Journalism, UT Austin

  • The First Amendment as a Frame: A Content Analysis of Top Blogs (*)

    Nikhil Moro, assistant professor at Kennesaw State Unversity, Georgia

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Research Panel: Issues in Online Journalism – From High School Coverage to International News

Chair and discussant: Stephen Reese, professor, School of Journalism, UT Austin

  • Increased Legitimacy, Fewer Women? Analyzing Editorial Leadership and Gender in Online Journalism (*)(**)

    Shayla Thiel, assistant professor at DePaul University in Chicago

  • Tinkering with Cyberspace, On-campus punishment for off-campus expression: A High School Case Study (*)

    Thomas Terry, doctoral student, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Diffusion Theory in an Internet Environment: Testing Four Key Components (*)

    Sonia Huang, doctoral student, School of Journalism, UT Austin

  • Who You Are and Where You've Been: Factors Influencing Student Online International News Reading (*)

    Tania Cantrell, doctoral student, School of Journalism, UT Austin

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Wrap-up discussion session

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

  • Gabriela Warkentin de la Mora, director of the Department of Communication and UNESCO Chair in Communication, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico

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