Category: Registration

Solutions Journalism: Pre-ISOJ workshop teaches how to shift focus of reporting from problems to problem solving

In 2014, journalist Meg Kissinger wrote a series called “Chronic Crisis” — an in-depth examination of Milwaukee’s mental health system. But Kissinger didn’t just write about the problem, she provided a solution. Samantha McCann speaks at a Solutions Journalism Network training event. (Courtesy photo) That’s the main focus of the Solutions Journalism Network (SJN), an …  Read More

Conversational journalism: ISOJ 2017 will discuss how bots and artificial intelligence are changing news delivery

During the 2016 election, New York Times political correspondent Nicholas Confessore sat at his desk scripting conversations with readers almost every day. His conversations were then plugged into The New York Times politics bot where readers could interact with “Nick” and follow his reporting through a series of prompted questions. Andrew Phelps (Courtesy photo) Over …  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

Panelists will discuss the podcast boom and how news organizations can jump on the bandwagon

Since the debut of investigative reporting podcast Serial, more Americans than ever are listening to podcasts. Lisa Tobin of The New York Times (Courtesy) A Pew Research Center study conducted in 2016 showed that downloads are increasing, and the percentage of adults listening podcasts has been on a steady uptick since 2012. This explosion will …  Read More

Leading female journalists from Texas and Mexico discuss accountability and digital strategy at pre-ISOJ event

Leer en español   Update: Registration is full for this seminar. Click here to join the waiting list. The day before the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) begins, leading women journalists from Mexico and Texas will meet to discuss transparency, credibility and other journalistic values during an era of heightened political divisiveness in both …  Read More

International hackathon will develop tools for accountability journalism to improve trust with readers

Two years ago, journalist Albertine Piels set up her first website in an attempt to gauge interest in coding among other reporters and to build a following for her first hackathon. Within hours, hundreds of people had rushed to the site. Shortly after, Piels and Nienke Huitenga created the company Hackastory to host hackathons, events …  Read More