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Topic “future of journalism”

New York Times looking for new audience on Hulu

Joining news outlets like ABC News, NBC News, and The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times now has a channel on Hulu, allowing users to watch videos produced for the Times' website, according to the Nieman Journalism Lab. Read more »


Mobile dominates latest Internet trends during All Things Digital conference in California

On Wednesday, May 30, at D10, the Wall Street Journal's D: All Things Digital conference that debuted in 2003, venture capitalist Mary Meeker kicked off the day's session with her annual Internet trends report showing great potential for mobile advertising but a dismal future for print, according to Forbes. The conference ran May 29-31 in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., and besides Meeker, included speakers like Apple CEO Tim Cook and Spotify co-founder and CEO Daniel Ek. Read more »


Newspapers increasingly eliminating copy editors, shifting copy editing duties to reporters

Faced with budget cuts due to declining circulations and ad revenues, newspapers across North America are moving behind paywalls, announcing they are cutting print editions, and laying off employees. When it comes to layoffs, more and more copy editors -- the ones responsible for ensuring grammar and spellings are correct - are getting the short end of the stick, and content producers -- reporters and editors -- are taking over copy editors' former duties. Read more »


Following trend sparked by New York Times, Canada's Globe and Mail to go behind paywall

Following in the steps of The New York Times and dozens of other newspapers, Canada's principal daily, the Globe and Mail, is setting up a paywall, reported Reuters. Charging for access to online articles is the newspaper industry's latest Hail Mary as newspaper companies struggle to find ways to bump up revenues amid declining print circulation and ad sales. Read more »


Technological challenges for newsrooms debated at 5th Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism

About 40 journalists, media executives, and academic researchers from Latin America, Spain, and Portugal met in Austin, Texas, on Sunday, April 22, for the fifth annual Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism, organized by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas. 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.


ISOJ speaker discusses the fusion of content and technology in the newsroom

In his keynote speech titled “Rethinking newsrooms – why the intersection of technology and content is our next challenge,” Raju Narisetti, Managing Editor of the Wall Street Journal Digital Network, stressed that journalists should find ways to bring technology and content together to create an exciting experience for the audience. Read more »


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