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Panel to discuss sustainability of nonprofit journalism

Nonprofit news organizations have been popping up on the Internet in the past couple of years, but the growing concern is: Will these news sites sustain their operations once foundation grants and donations run out? This topic will be dissected by leaders of nonprofit journalism sites from the United States and Peru at the International …  Read More

Former NPR leader to deliver keynote address at online journalism symposium

Veteran media executive and online journalism expert Vivian Schiller will kick off the International Symposium on Online Journalism with her keynote address set for 8:45 a.m. on April 1. Schiller was ready to fulfill her commitment to address participants at the symposium despite the publicity surrounding her recent resignation as president and CEO of NPRafter …  Read More

ISOJ 2011 Archive

Opening Session

  • Rosental Calmon Alves, Knight Chair in Journalism and UNESCO Chair in Communication, School of Journalism, UT Austin – Symposium Chair

  • Glenn Frankel, director, UT School of Journalism

  • Amy Schmitz Weiss, assistant professor, San Diego State University – Symposium Research Chair

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Paywalls: Charging for News Content. Does it Work?

Chair: Tim Lott, vice president/audience strategy, The Austin American Statesman

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Research Panel: Examining News Innovations

Chair: Amy Schmitz Weiss, San Diego State University (Symposium research chair)

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Research Panel: All About the Tweet and More

Chair: Cindy Royal, Texas State University

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Research Panel: Beyond News Routines, Beyond News Consumption

Chair: Tom Johnson, University of Texas at Austin

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Engaging the Communities With the News

Chair: Jim Brady, consultant (former editor of TBD.com and WashingtonPost.com)

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Research Panel: Beyond the Conversation, Beyond Engagement

Chair: Chris Kabwato, School of Journalism and Media Studies, Rhodes University, South Africa

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