Tag: 2016

Producing good journalism and embracing video are important strategies for adapting to digital change, says New York Times editor at ISOJ

The strategy of The New York Times for adapting to dynamic change in the consumption and production of news, according to Kinsey Wilson, is to persist in making and offering good journalism. Wilson, The Times’ editor of innovation and strategy, and executive vice-president of product and technology, opened the 17th International Symposium on Online Journalism …  Read More

Advertising is still relevant, multiple revenue sources are key and ad blocking is a concern, say news executives at ISOJ

Executives from a variety of media organizations told the audience at the 17thInternational Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) on Friday, April 15, that advertising can still subsidize journalism, multiple revenue streams are necessary and that ad blocking is a major concern but could also be an opportunity. As chair, Jeff Jarvis, professor and director of …  Read More

Distributed content creates challenges and forces newsrooms to adapt, editors tell ISOJ audience

Publishers increasingly are using Facebook, Google and other social media platforms to distribute content to readers. Whether journalism will survive in a media ecosystem where publishers do not control all of their distribution channels — the topic for the opening panel of the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) on Friday, April 15. Panel chair …  Read More

Scholars to present research on topics such as virtual reality, media economics and viral news

Academic research covering a wide spectrum of online journalism — including using virtual worlds to tell stories, omnipresent journalism, the journalistic use of Twitter and journalists’ views on information security — will be presented at the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ). Two panels, one each on Friday, April 15, and Saturday, April 16, will …  Read More

International journalists to discuss their creative solutions for working in adverse media environments

Being creative is one thing many reporters are capable of, especially international journalists who are determined to overcome financial and political barriers preventing them from doing their jobs: keeping citizens informed. A panel at the 17th International Symposium on Online Journalism(ISOJ) featuring six journalists from around the world will gather in Austin, Texas on Saturday, …  Read More

Silicon Valley’s “most feared and well-liked” journalist, Kara Swisher, will talk about tech and journalism

Two years ago, New York Magazine called Kara Swisher “Silicon Valley’s most feared and well-liked journalist.” On April 16, the intrepid reporter, successful editor, renowned tech columnist and author will share her extensive knowledge on the convergence of the media and tech industries, as a keynote speaker at the 17th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ). According to …  Read More