Symposium Year: ISOJ2024

ISOJ panelists present on the state of journalism in Afghanistan, Mexico, Israel and Ghana

Lee este artículo en español abajo Opening the second day of the 25th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), four journalists shared the current state of journalism in their countries in the first part of the panel “Global roundup: Lightning presentations about the state of journalism around the world.” They are all fellows of journalism programs …  Read More

Metro newspapers focus on data and local stories to boost their relationship with audiences

Lee este artículo en español abajo Discussing local news was one of the biggest topics at the 25th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ). This includes the strategies adopted by newspapers covering metropolitan areas to boost their audience and build a stronger relationship with their communities. For one of the panels of the symposium, four …  Read More

Workshop at 25th ISOJ presents best practices for election coverage using YouTube

Lee este artículo en español abajo In a year when almost half of the world’s population is expected to go to the polls in national and local elections, the 25th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) featured a workshop that offered suggestions on how journalists and media outlets can use YouTube in their election coverage. Nicolette …  Read More

Data structuring and collaborative design: Panelists at 25th ISOJ highlight uses of AI in newsrooms to improve journalism

The 25th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) brought examples of the uses of artificial intelligence at UOL, The Marshall Project and The New York Times, while research by the Associated Press reveals the impact of generative AI on journalism around the world. Professionals emphasize collaborative design as an approach and data structuring as the most powerful use of AI in journalism.   Read More

Wendi C. Thomas reimagined what a newsroom could be. Then she created MLK50: Justice through Journalism.

Lee este artículo en español abajo Wendi C. Thomas, founding editor and publisher of nonprofit newspaper MLK50: Justice through Journalism, created a newsroom that centered “people traditionally pushed to the margins.” During her keynote session at the 25th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), on April 12, Thomas told that story in a discussion moderated …  Read More

Transparency, audience connection and relatable communication are influencer elements from which journalists can benefit: ISOJ panelists

An ISOJ panel discussed how journalists can leverage influencer strategies to build trust and audience connections, while maintaining journalistic ethics. Panelists mentioned transparency, relatable communication and the use of emotions as some elements journalists can learn from content creators.   Read More