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ISOJ Keynote: Politico editor Susan Glasser will bring a report from Washington on "editing while disrupting"

Veteran journalist Susan Glasser, editor of Politico, will be giving the keynote address on the Friday afternoon of the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) set for Austin, Texas, April 17-18. Read more »


ISOJ panel will delve into virtual-reality journalism and 3D storytelling

There is a lot to discover, learn, and even disagree with during two jam-packed days at the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), but a panel on virtual reality (VR) journalism may be one of most anticipated in the 16 years of this event, which will be held April 17-18 at the University of Texas at Austin. Read more »


ISOJ registration is closed but livestreaming in English and Spanish will be available

The 16th International Symposium on Online Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin, April 17-18, is sold out, but this unique gathering of professional and academics will be livestreamed on the ISOJ website. There will be two live video streams available, the original in English and a second with simultaneous translation to Spanish. Registration is closed as of Monday, April 6. Read more »


Social Media Analytics for Journalists: register now for online course and learn how to measure your success

Amanda ZamoraUPDATE: April 24: Registration is now closed for this course after reaching maximum capacity. Read more »


ISOJ Keynote: Robert Picard will analyze "the changing business logic of media companies"

One of the premier academic experts who has extensively studied the crossroads of media economics and management, Robert Picard, will be the keynote speaker on the Saturday afternoon session at the 16th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ). Read more »


Last seats available for a pre-ISOJ workshop on “media metrics, analytics and impact”

Journalists, media executives and scholars who will come to Austin for the 16th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) on April 17-18 can also participate, on April 16, in a workshop on how to measure the impact of digital media. Registration is open here. Read more »


Knight Center launches program for ISOJ 2015, the global conference on online journalism; registration is open

ISOJ 2015

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas has released the program for the 16th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), an annual conference that attracts media executives, journalists and scholars from around the world. ISOJ will be held at the University of Texas at Austin on April 17-18, 2015. Check the ISOJ program here and click here to register. Read more »


News reports of Toronto mayor’s alleged crack cocaine use sparks journalism ethics debate

Explosive news reports alleging the mayor of Canada's largest city was videotaped smoking crack cocaine with drug dealers have ignited an intense debate over the corroboration of sources' claims and checkbook journalism in the digital media age. Read more »


News needs to engage millenials or risks losing them: professor speaks of new book in live panel

Journalists need to find ways to make the news engaging for millenials — the generation born in the 1980s and the 1990s — or risk "living in a world where people are not informed," Prof. Paula Poindexter told a panel on HuffPost Live on Friday, Sept. 21.

"We need to re-think journalism," said Poindexter, author of "Millenials, News and Social Media: Is News Engagement a Thing of the Past?" Read more »



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