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Topic “journalism”

Latin American media outlets create partnerships with universities to produce journalistic content

The anchors are experienced journalists reporting national stories and interviewing the nation’s leaders for a professionally-produced television news program. Everything about the two-hour daily newscast from Peruvian newspaper Correo looks and operates like a professional newscast. Read more »


Vox publisher Melissa Bell ready to tackle issues facing the media in her ISOJ 2017 keynote address

Vox Media’s publisher, Melissa Bell, will be armed with a number of possible solutions to improve connections between news outlets and audiences that she will share during her keynote address on Saturday, April 22, at the 18th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ). Read more »


New editor-in-chief Lydia Polgreen will talk about her vision for The Huffington Post at ISOJ 2017

A former New York Times foreign correspondent, who has been shaking things up as the new editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, will be the second keynote speaker on April 21, the opening day of the 18th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ). Read more »


Latin Americans can earn travel grants for workshop in Brazil on journalism and internet policies

Journalists from Latin American countries have until Feb. 3 to apply to attend a two-week workshop in São Paulo, Brazil on journalism and internet policies. InternetLab, which organizes the crash course, offers travel grants to cover the cost of lodging for journalists selected for the program. Read more »


New online course in Portuguese on data journalism teaches how to automate collection of web data

The most challenging part of data journalism is often the process of collecting information, especially when the journalist needs to make structured spreadsheets from PDF reports, websites or social networks. The new online course in Portuguese offered by the Knight Center and Escola de Dados will show you how to work around this problem and automate the collection of web data. Read more »


ISOJ 2016: Social media has blurred the line between journalism and activism, but panel says important differences remain

The question of what is the difference between journalism and activism animated the discussion during a panel at the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) on Friday, April 15. Panelists agreed that although the line between the two has become harder to discern in the age of social media, there are still some important and key differences between journalists and activists. Read more »


LASA invites nominations for 2016 Media Award

The Latin American Studies Association (LASA) has extended the deadline period of nominations for the 2016 LASA Media Award for outstanding media coverage of Latin America.

LASA members and journalists are invited to nominate journalists from print and electronic media. The deadline is Nov. 15. 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 »


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

Despite most of the day’s focus on page clicks and adapting journalism to new formats and platforms, Politico editor Susan Glasser told ISOJ att Read more »


ISOJ Keynote: Politico editor Susan Glasser will bring a report from Washington on "editing while disrupting"

Veteran journalist Susan Glasser, editor of Politico, will be giving the keynote address on the Friday afternoon of the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) set for Austin, Texas, April 17-18. Read more »


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