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Pro-government bloggers target female journalists in Trinidad and Tobago


Several female journalists in Trinidad and Tobago have been the targets of social media attacks in the past few months as a result of their investigations into suspicious behavior in the public administration. These attacks come months ahead of the general elections slated to take place in September. Read more »


Screens, not physical media, dominate culture, Robert Picard tells ISOJ audience

Screens have replaced physical media as the “primary technologies for media content and communication,” said Robert Picard, with the Reuters Institute at the University of Oxford, during his keynote address at the International Symposium on Onlin Read more »


#ISOJ tweets provide backdrop for researchers’ discussion of Twitter’s use by journalists, activists and the public


By Brittney Martin

Dozens of conference goers live-tweeted the presentations at the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) over the weekend, and a stream of tweets including the #ISOJ hashtag served as the backdrop for most of the conference’s question-and-answer segments. So, it was only fitting that the final panel of the two-day event on Saturday, April 18, was literally “All about the Twitter.” Read more »


ISOJ panel: Digital journalism offers challenges and opportunities for women leaders and entrepreneurs


In a traditionally male-dominated world, women are breaking barriers in entrepreneurship. This was the focus of a panel at the 16th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) where six women, leaders from around the world in online journalism, discussed how they are revolutionizing the news media as well as the challenges they face along the way. Read more »


Changes in journalism structures, systems and processes addressed by researchers at ISOJ


By João Felipe Brum

Knowing how to deal with transformations and experimenting with new possibilities is crucial for the survival of journalism. This is one of the main lessons offered by the research panel, “The changing tide in journalism structures, systems and processes,” at the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) on Saturday. Read more »


Univision and Fusion aim to build trust among Hispanics, says CEO Isaac Lee at ISOJ

What makes Univision successful within the Hispanic community?

“Trust.” Read more »


Researchers at ISOJ analyze international attempts at news engagement


By João Felipe Brum

The multiple ways through which audiences can engage with news content was the topic debated during the research panel that closed the first day of the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) on Friday. Read more »


Compelling and original reporting are part of disrupting journalism, Politico editor suggests at ISOJ


By Teresa Mioli

Despite most of the day’s focus on page clicks and adapting journalism to new formats and platforms, Politico editor Susan Glasser told ISOJ attendees Friday that great original journalism is at the heart of the organization’s “disruption” of the industry. Read more »


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