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Digital journalism offers challenges and opportunities for women leaders and entrepreneurs

In a traditionally male-dominated world, women are breaking barriers in entrepreneurship. This was the focus of a panel at the 16th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) where six women, leaders from around the world in online journalism, discussed how they are revolutionizing the news media as well as the challenges they face along the …  Read More

Screens, not physical media, dominate culture, Robert Picard tells ISOJ audience

Screens have replaced physical media as the “primary technologies for media content and communication,” said Robert Picard, with the Reuters Institute at the University of Oxford, during his keynote address at the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) on Saturday, April 18. Picard, whose presentation focused on contemporary media trends and rethinking company strategies, said …  Read More

Changes in journalism structures, systems and processes addressed by researchers at ISOJ

Knowing how to deal with transformations and experimenting with new possibilities is crucial for the survival of journalism. This is one of the main lessons offered by the research panel, “The changing tide in journalism structures, systems and processes,” at the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) on Saturday. Research from the United States and …  Read More

ISOJ 2015 Archive

Publishers and the moments that matter

Chair: Owen R. Youngman, professor and Knight Chair and Professor of Digital Media Strategy, Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University

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Reformatting the business model: Native advertising, crowdsourcing, paywalls and revenue diversification

Chair and presenter: Jennifer Preston, vice president, journalism, Knight Foundation

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Reformatting the news: How journalism is responding to the mobile revolution and changes in consumers’ viewing and reading habits

Chair: Ann Marie Lipinski, curator, Nieman Foundation at Harvard University

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The art and science of audience development: How news organizations navigate a world where they don’t control the distribution channels

Chair and presenter: Emily Bell, director, Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia Journalism School

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Research Panel: Influence, consumption and participation: Paths to news engagement

Chair and discussant: Jake Batsell, assistant professor of journalism, Southern Methodist University

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The arrival of virtual-reality journalism: Using immersive 3D devices for experiential storytelling

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

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Research Panel: The changing tide in journalism structures, systems and processes

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

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The changing business logic of media: Why contemporary trends require rethinking company strategies

Chair: George Sylvie, associate professor, School of Journalism, University of Texas at Austin

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A global roundup: How journalists are using the Internet in their struggle for democracy, human rights and press freedom around the world

Chair: Maria Teresa Ronderos, director, Program of Independent Journalism at Open Society Foundations

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