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‘Lightning round’ at ISOJ focuses on funding for Latin American media, online harassment, spatial journalism and more

A “lightning round” of presentations at the 20th annual International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) covered an array of developments from a new initiative to support Latin American journalists to the potential of location-based reporting. Read more »


Membership and subscriptions can help fund journalism, ISOJ conference hears


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Making money from journalism is hard. That was the general takeaway from the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) panel “Subscriptions and memberships: Reinventing the relationship with your audience” April 12. Read more »


Blogging pioneer calls out journalists’ handling of the tech industry at 20th annual ISOJ


By Allyson Ortegon

After a chorus of The Beatles’ uplifting tune “Yellow Submarine” filled the room, Dave Winer, one of the early leaders of blogging and editor of the Scripting News weblog, proceeded to chastise the news media at 20th annual International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) on April 13. Read more »


Reveal’s editor-in-chief Matt Thompson: There’s a lot to unlearn from the 'Golden Age'


By Omar Rodríguez Ortiz

The last keynote speaker of ISOJ 2019, Matt Thompson, said that while there is much to learn from the “Golden Age” of the press, there is a whole lot to unlearn as well. Read more »


Online journalism can prosper if the focus on local news is genuine, ISOJ panel suggests


By Sierra Juarez

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. Read more »


Covering a Twitter president means expect the unexpected, White House journalists tell ISOJ crowd


By Shuning Lu

Four White House correspondents representing four media closed out the 20th annual International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) on April 13 with a discussion about covering the unpredictable nature of President Donald Trump in the Twitter age. Read more »


Researchers discuss the status and limits of journalistic practices in Latin America and the Caribbean at ISOJ


By Shuning Lu

During the research panel “Digital media and democracy in the Americas” at the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) on April 12, three scholars shared their research and unveiled the limits of journalism in holding the powerful accountable across in Uruguay, Cuba and Chile.  Read more »


Smart speakers could integrate podcast content into people’s daily routines, industry experts tell ISOJ audience


By Valerie Eiseler

Podcasts aren’t going anywhere. That seems to be an indisputable fact these days.  Read more »


New York Times’ Deputy Off-Platform Editor Millie Tran explains importance of paying attention to stories that thrive on social


By Sunny Kim

We’re spending more time on our phones now than ever, which makes understanding off-platform journalism important for newsrooms, said Millie Tran during her keynote speech April 12 at the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ). Read more »


Knight Center publishes Membership Puzzle Project report for media to learn from other member-driven movements

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas has joined forces with the Membership Puzzle Project to release the report “Membership in News & Beyond: What Media Can Learn from Other Member-Driven Movements” April 12 at the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ).Read more »


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