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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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