Author: ISOJ

Panel will discuss how fact checking moved from the sidelines of journalism to front and center

Following the 2016 presidential election, fact-checking journalism came out on top. While fact checking is common during every election, the race between President Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton resulted in a wider adoption. The Washington Post launched a tweet fact-checking extension and PolitiFact saw the highest number of page views in its history. PolitiFact editor Angie Holan said …  Read More

ISOJ 2017 tendrá nuevamente traducción simultánea al español gracias al apoyo de Univisión Noticias

Read in English Una vez más, se ofrecerá traducción simultánea del inglés al español durante el Simposio Internacional de Periodismo Online (ISOJ) gracias al apoyo de Univisión. La transmisión en vivo del evento también estará disponible en isoj.org, incluyendo un canal especial con la traducción a español. El programa para el 18º ISOJ está ahora …  Read More

Welcome to ISOJ.org! Explore the evolution of online journalism in the U.S. and the world since 1999

The International Symposium on Online Journalism is launching it’s new site, a unique repository of testimonials on the evolution of journalism in the United States and the world that includes all the content presented at ISOJ since 1999: transcripts, videos, slides and research papers. The new site, with contemporary design and architecture, is now available …  Read More

Registration is open for ISOJ 2017

Registration is open for the 18th International Symposium on Online Journalism, which takes place in Austin, Texas on April 21 and 22, 2017. The symposium will again take place at the auditorium of the University of Texas at Austin’s Blanton Museum of Art at 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. General registration is $150.00, …  Read More

Yoani Sánchez explains how technology has made Cubans more free

A USB memory stick or flash drive represents freedom for many Cubans. Blogger and journalist Yoani Sánchez stated this during the opening panel on the second day of the 17th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ). “That is much more than a technological device. This small object that fits in a pocket, this is freedom,” …  Read More

Virtual reality has potential to enhance storytelling but logistics are uncertain, journalism experts state at ISOJ

Journalism experts expressed optimism for the future of virtual reality in the field during a panel at the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) on Saturday, April 16, stating that much is still uncertain and current issues include the skills required to produce content, its availability to the public, cost and developing ethical standards around …  Read More

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