Counting down to April 2019 with the new ISOJ newsletter

October edition of the International Symposium on Online Journalism newsletter Hello ISOJers! As we start our countdown to the 20th International Symposium on Online Journalism, we would like to share with you, our ISOJ friends, the news about preparations for our 20th anniversary. We are still thinking about the celebrations that will complement the “best …  Read More

Hotel room blocks for ISOJ 2019 are now available

The special 20th anniversary of the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) will take place from April 12-13, 2019 at the Blanton Museum of Art on the University of Texas at Austin’s campus. For those of you who will be traveling from afar, we have reserved a limited number of discounted group rates at two …  Read More

Save the date for the 20th anniversary of ISOJ

August edition of the International Symposium on Online Journalism newsletter ISOJ 2019 We’re excited to share that planning is officially underway for the 20th annual International Symposium on Online Journalism! We’ll hold this special anniversary event from April 12-13, 2019 at the University of Texas at Austin, and we hope you’ll join us. As a …  Read More

Machine learning & journalism: how computational methods are about to change the news industry

Mountains of garbage floating on a river and an urban landscape at the other edge. That’s how the creator of Deepnews.ai Frédéric Filloux described the Internet nowadays. He said that 100 million links flood the network every day and the journalism industry has room to “detect quality signals from such noise,” thus increasing “the economic …  Read More

User-funded journalism: trends and challenges

In the “post-advertising era”, subscriptions, memberships and donations are some of the main strategies to make online journalism a reality. Getting audiences to pay for content and support their favorite news organizations has become the number one goal for many publishers – after a sort  of general failure to generate enough revenue through digital advertising. …  Read More

ISOJ 2018 speakers discuss building sustainability and gaining trust with readers

The 19th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) took place at the Texas University at Austin from April 13-14, 2018 ISOJ brought together diversity and multiples points of view by having speakers from around the globe to enlighten the attendees with their perspective on a plethora of topics. Several subjects were discussed during the ISOJ, …  Read More

Looking at ISOJ 2018 through the optics of ubiquitous photography

While ubiquitous photography was not the focus of ISOJ 2018, the current state of affairs in online journalism denotes interesting relations with what is shaping the engagement with photography across digital media, especially taking into consideration the meaningful contribution of gathering lectures from scholars together with a diverse palette of practitioners active in the field …  Read More

ISOJ speakers consider the past, present and future of technology and its impact on journalism

The main goal of the panel, “What’s next: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Blockchain, Augmented Reality and other tech trends that will impact journalism,” was to discuss the current technological tools used in journalism and their impact on the practice, taking into consideration some specific cases. Mia Tramz, managing editor of Life VR, Meredith (formerly Time …  Read More