Since 1999, journalists, media executives and scholars from around the world have had an annual meeting in Austin, Texas to discuss the impact of the digital revolution on journalism. The International Symposium on Online Journalism is a program of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin, a unique conference that bridges the gap between academia and the news industry.
This website is equally unique. It’s a one-of-a-kind, year-by-year repository of testimonials of the evolution of online journalism in the United States and the world. Here you can find content from every symposium since 1999, including transcripts, videos, slides and research papers. Explore the site and don’t forget to register for the next ISOJ!
The 18th ISOJ will be on April 21-22, 2017. Register now!
Research | August 9, 2016
*Update: We are no longer accepting submissions for research papers for the 18th year of ISOJ and the #ISOJ Journal.* The International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) is now accepting submissions of research papers for the 18th year of its global conference and #ISOJ Journal. Papers submitted must be based on original research about online … Read More
Bots | April 16, 2016
Bots and messaging applications continue to evolve, meeting the audience where they are, say experts at ISOJ panel
People in creative industries, including the news media, have become increasingly excited about the future of bots and messaging applications and how they might be used to meet audiences in the digital spaces where they spend their time, heard the audience at the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) on Saturday, April 16. Just the … Read More
Research | April 16, 2016
Omnipresent journalism, digital native media, sensational headlines and the reluctance to comment on news stories were topics covered by scholars’ presentations at ISOJ
The second research panel at the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) on Saturday, April 16, included topics such as digital native media, omnipresent journalism, sensational headline writing and the “spiral of silence” possibly impacting online news forums. Kathleen McElroy, assistant professor at Oklahoma State University, led the discussion. “This is industry meets theory and … Read More