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The Knight Center sponsors and organizes a variety of events in the region. We work with other independent journalism organizations in the Americas to carry out specialized training programs and organize journalistic meetings around shared objectives of professionalization and press freedom. We are also behind several conferences, workshops and talks at the University of Texas, in particular the Austin Forum on Journalism in the Americas, which takes place every year.

White House press corps members to close ISOJ with discussion on covering the president in the age of Twitter

What’s it like to cover a president who bypasses traditional modes of communication and breaks news on Twitter? How do White House correspondents navigate this new normal, and what challenges does it present to their jobs and the public’s access to information?

These are some of the questions we’ll explore during the ISOJ panel, “Covering an online president: White House press corps in the age of Twitter.” Read more »


Check out the lineup of great speakers and the main topics of ISOJ 2019. Early bird discounted registration is open.

The 20th annual International Symposium on Online Journalism will feature some of the most creative and innovative minds in the field of digital journalism. Read more »


Registration is now open for ISOJ 2019 and pre-ISOJ events

We’re pleased to announce that registration for this year’s International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) is now open. Read more »


#ISOJ journal launches call for papers and the topic for next issue: 'Digital Media and Democracy in the Americas'

For the second year, the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), organized by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, is making a call for papers for a special edition of its official academic journal #ISOJ that will be entirely dedicated to one topic. This time, the theme will be "Digital Media and Democracy in the Americas." Read more »


Journalists using tools from the future –like blockchain or augmented reality– to enhance, optimize and protect their stories

New technologies such as virtual reality, artificial intelligence and machine learning will be important for journalism in the future, and some news organizations are already using them, according to the members of the panel “What’s Next: Artificial intelligence, machine learning, blockchain, augmented reality and other tech trends that will impact journalism” from the 2018 International Symposium of Online Journalism (ISOJ). Read more »


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