Tag: ISOJ 2022

Register now for the hybrid 15th Ibero-American Colloquium of Digital Journalism, the post-ISOJ conference in Spanish

The 15th Ibero-American Colloquium of Digital Journalism will gather journalists in person and virtually from the region for discussions on innovation, factchecking and disinformation, press freedom and more. The Colloquium, traditionally held the Sunday following the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), will take place on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin …  Read More

Nonprofit online journalism executives explain how sector has grown in size and strength over recent years

The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit news organization often studied and replicated by others around the world, has grown to 80 employees and raised $100 million since it launched in 2009. While the viability and sustainability of nonprofit news were once questioned, it’s a business model maturing in the U.S. and many others are joining the Tribune’s …  Read More

Journalists from Asia and Latin America to discuss online journalism and press freedom during special ISOJ lightning session

Through its 2021 World Press Freedom Index, Reporters Without Borders found that “journalism is completely or partly blocked in 73 percent of the 180 countries” it ranks. The organization noted a “decline across the board” in terms of press freedom in Latin America, while Asia-Pacific was hit with censorship and disinformation. Journalists from these two regions …  Read More

ISOJ panelists will discuss benefits and costs of government subsidies and regulations on journalism

When the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better bill in November 2021, there was a line that caught the attention of many in the journalism community: “Payroll credit for compensation of local news journalists.” The price tag was $1.67 billion over five years, and the money would go to newspapers, websites, radio and …  Read More

Mental health and wellbeing of journalists take center stage for panel discussion at ISOJ

The COVID-19 pandemic and social crises around the world have brought an important and often overlooked aspect of journalists’ lives to the forefront: mental health and wellbeing. The psychological and emotional impacts of dealing with the pandemic were the most difficult aspect of work for found that 70 percent of respondents of the global survey “Journalism …  Read More

ISOJ announces program for 23rd global conference taking place in Austin and online; Registration open

  The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas announced the program for the 23rd International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ). The global conference, taking place online and in person on the University of Texas at Austin campus, will be on April 1 and 2, 2022. Panels cover topics including the impact of web3 and metaverse on …  Read More