Author: Teresa Mioli

Register now for pre-ISOJ workshop on confronting online violence against female journalists

Registration is open for a day-long workshop examining the risks female journalists face on the internet. The workshop, titled “Strategies to confront online violence: Female journalists cultivating resilience & building community,” will be held April 11, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Belo Center for New Media on the University of Texas …  Read More

12º Coloquio Iberoamericano de Periodismo Digital: registro abierto para profesionales de América Latina, España y Portugal

Click here to read this post in English. Las inscripciones están abiertas para el 12º Coloquio Iberoamericano de Periodismo Digital. Este seminario anual tendrá lugar el 14 de abril de 2019 de 9 a.m. a 2 p.m. en el Belo Center for New Media en el campus de la Universidad de Texas en Austin. El Coloquio le …  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

Public should invest in quality journalism and news literacy, according to Washington Post’s Marty Baron

Watch video of the conversation with Marty Baron from ISOJ 2018. At the 19th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), Marty Baron, executive editor of the Washington Post, echoed statements he previously made about the paper’s role in the era of Trump. “It sounds boring, but we just have to keep doing our job, every …  Read More