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Media groups mark World Press Freedom Day with knowledge that a journalist is killed every 5 days in 2012

On Thursday, May 3, Reporters Without Borders marked World Press Freedom Day by condemning the "furious pace of physical attacks" on journalists, noting that in 2012, one journalist is killed every five days. Read more »

Increasingly dangerous press environment prompts CPJ to launch Journalist Security Guide

With more than 30 journalists killed worldwide every year, and hundreds more threatened, attacked, and otherwise harassed, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has released a Journalist Security Guide, aimed at helping journalists report safely in an increasingly hostile press environment where, whether because of organized crime, drug traffickers, corrupt politicians, political protesters or even natural disasters, "journalists everywhere need to watch their own and each other’s backs now more than ever before," according to the new guide. Read more »

#ISOJ research journal on online journalism available via Kindle, Nook, and print

During the 13th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), the third edition of the #ISOJ journal was launched, showcasing peer-reviewed academic research exploring the use of innovative technologies in the newsroom. Read more »

Largest-ever Int'l. Symposium on Online Journalism spotlights evolving media industry and innovation in newsrooms

A record -- 296 -- number of journalists, media executives, technology experts, and scholars from 22 countries across the globe registered for the 13th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), held Friday-Saturday, April 20-21, at the University of Texas at Austin. Participants in the unique annual conference, which unites industry perspectives with academic research, spotlighted the ever-evolving media environment, and the need for more innovation in journalism. Read more »

Practitioners panel discusses the increasing impact of social media on journalism on the second day of ISOJ

How are we using social media to sell our news stories? That was the main question during the second practitioners’ panel on the second day of the 13th International Symposium on Online Journalism held at the University of Texas at Austin.

Storify: ISOJ keynote presentation on the tablet audience and panel on innovation and entrepreneurialism in journalism

The following Storify summarizes the second keynote presentation and the second practitioners' panel on the first day of the 13th International Symposium on Online Journalism.

At online symposium, Dallas Morning News CEO says local newspapers must differentiate themselves in order to survive

Jim Moroney, publisher and CEO of the Dallas Morning News, spoke on “Becoming The Economist of Metro Newspapers and the Pursuit of the Tablet Audience” as a keynote speaker at the 13th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ). Read more »


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