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Knight Center year in review: In 2019, 30,000 students in our online courses, ISOJ’s 20th anniversary & much more

Over the past year, the Knight Center has served thousands of journalists from around the world through a mix of online courses, events, publications, and news coverage. Read more »


López Obrador creates polarization with attacks on the press and little transparency, say Mexican journalists

With little more than four months in power, the president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, has implemented a strategy of harassment and disqualification against media that is causing a polarization of the press in that country, according to journalists Salvador Camarena and Daniel Moreno. Read more »


ISOJ: In polarized environments, media should reach out to their audiences and work collaboratively

In polarized societies that are also home to authoritarian or populist governments, journalists and media outlets in the country must work together and avoid falling into a narrative of hate coming from officials. Read more »


ISOJ panelists discuss the importance and challenges of integrating artificial intelligence with journalism


By Sunny Kim

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). Read more »


‘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 »


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 »


Registration is now closed for ISOJ 2019

Registration for this year’s International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) is now closed as we've reached capacity. However, live streaming will be available at isoj.org. Read more »


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