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Former director of Guatemalan news site Plaza Pública gets ready to launch new publication (video)

After his rupture with the Guatemalan university that has housed for three years the innovative digital publication Plaza Pública, its founder, journalist Martín Rodríguez Pellecer, is getting ready to launch a new site this summer. Rodríguez Pellecer founded Plaza Pública in 2011 in collaboration with the Rafael Landívar University (URL). In a relative short time the independent news site …  Read More

Ex director de sitio guatemalteco Plaza Pública se prepara para lanzar nuevo medio (video)

Tras su ruptura con la universidad guatemalteca que sirvió de sede para el innovador medio digital Plaza Pública, su fundador, el periodista Martín Rodríguez Pellecer, se prepara para lanzar una nueva publicación online este verano. Rodríguez Pellecer fundó Plaza Pública en 2011 en colaboración con la Universidad Rafael Landívar (URL). En poco tiempo el joven …  Read More

“Nos definimos como medio ‘agnóstico de plataforma”, dice fundador de sitio salvadoreño El Faro (video)

Este año el aclamado sitio El Faro en El Salvador cumple 16 años. Cuando se fundó en 1998, el sitio abrió brecha por ser el primer medio de noticias independiente nativo-digital del país. Hoy en día El Faro es un ejemplo de periodismo digital en América Latina por sus investigaciones y su constante exploración de …  Read More

ISOJ 2014 Archive

Opening Session

Building a Media Company for the Digital Age: Lessons from the Field

Chair: R.B. Brenner, deputy director of the journalism program at Stanford University, upcoming (Fall 2014) director of the School of Journalism, University of Texas at Austin

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Pushing the frontier of journalism in China: The digital and global challenges

Chair: Glenn Frankel, director and professor at the School of Journalism, University of Texas at Austin

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Research Panel: New Research Pathways in Digital News Content: From Preservation to Curation

Chair and discussant: Amy Schmitz Weiss, associate professor, San Diego State University

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What’s Next in Digital Journalism Scholarship?

Chair: Jane Singer, professor at City University London/University of Iowa

Giving Good Advice: Reflections of an academic on 25 years of advising journalists and media companies

Chair: Paula Poindexter, president at Association of Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC)

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Journalism star startups: Building innovative media outlets for the digital age

Chair and presenter: Michael Maness, vice-president for journalism and media innovation at Knight Foundation

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Life after Television news? The boom of video on the web and web video on TV sets

Chair: Robert Hernandez, assistant professor of professional practice at Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at USC

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Knowing your audience: Readership analytics and editorial strategies for online news

Chair: Joshua Benton, director at Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University

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