Countdown to ISOJ 2017

Thank you to everyone who attended the 18th International Symposium on Online Journalism in Austin on April 21 and 22, 2017. It was a great success and we couldn’t have done it without the collaboration of all our journalism friends from around the world!

The conference attracted journalists, academics and media executives from nearly 40 countries who met to talk about accountability, fact checking, video, business models, podcasts and more.

You can find information about the 18th ISOJ below and by checking out our social media accounts on Facebook and Twitter. You can also search #ISOJ2017 to see what everyone else is saying about ISOJ. Video is available on the homepage of this site, as well as YouTube and Facebook.

We’ll see you in 2018!


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Researchers highlight online journalism trends for ISOJ breakfast panel

Researchers shared their findings on a variety of online journalism trends at a breakfast panel held April 22 at the 18th annual International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ). Talia Stroud, director of the Engaging News Project at The University of Texas at Austin, shared some of the project’s findings, which aim to provide research-based techniques …  Read More

Vox Media publisher Melissa Bell implores journalists to work together to solve the industry’s problems

The journalism industry is in desperate need of change, according to Vox Media publisher Melissa Bell during her keynote speech April 22 the 18th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ). When Bell co-founded in 2014, she said they were convinced it could be the answer to the broken news system they saw around them. …  Read More

Pre-ISOJ seminar tackles issues facing journalists reporting on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border

Journalists from both sides of the border tackled modernization, fake news and corruption during the Bridging the Border seminar the day before the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) on Thursday, April 20. Kicking off the seminar was keynote speaker and Dallas Morning News Managing Editor Robyn Tomlin who spoke to many of the changes …  Read More