Mark your calendar: The 21st ISOJ will be held April 24-25, 2020.
The 20th ISOJ was held April 12 – 13, 2019.
The raw videos of ISOJ 2019 are available in English and Spanish at ISOJ 2019 page.
Since 1999, journalists, media executives and scholars from around the world have had an annual meeting in Austin, Texas to discuss the impact of the digital revolution on journalism. The International Symposium on Online Journalism is a program of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin, a unique conference that bridges the gap between academia and the news industry.
This website is equally unique. It’s an historic, one-of-a-kind, year-by-year repository of testimonials of the evolution of online journalism in the United States and the world. Here you can find content from every symposium since 1999, including transcripts, videos, slides and research papers.
Artificial Intelligence | April 16, 2019
ISOJ panelists discuss the importance and challenges of integrating artificial intelligence with journalism
When we are talking about artificial intelligence in journalism, we need to talk about the human-centered aspect, said Nick Diakopoulos, assistant professor in Communication Studies and Computer Science at Northwestern University on April 13 at the 20th annual International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ). Diakopoulos, who is the director of the Computational Journalism Lab and … Read More
Keynote | April 14, 2019
The last keynote speaker of ISOJ 2019, Matt Thompson, said Saturday that while there is much to learn from the “Golden Age” of the press, there is a whole lot to unlearn as well. “I was definitely told that the late 60’s through early 90’s was the golden age of the press,” said Thompson, editor-in-chief of … Read More
Local Journalism | April 14, 2019
Local journalism would benefit from more focus on filling in coverage gaps and building strong relationships with readers, according to panelists at the International Symposium on Online Journalism on April 13. During the panel “Saving local news in the U.S.: Can we have sustainable online journalism in local markets,” industry professionals discussed how local, smaller … Read More