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Top academic paper at ISOJ identifies differences between ‘news makers’ and ‘storytellers’

A study involving the differences between “news makers” and “storytellers” — according to journalists from Belgium and the Netherlands — was named the top academic paper at the 19th International Symposium on Online Journalism on April 13, the first day of the two-day conference in Austin, Texas. Read more »


ISOJ panelists to discuss email newsletters as effective tools for engagement and generating revenue

Something old is new again for media outlets as email newsletters are making a comeback, the subject of a Saturday afternoon panel at the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ). Read more »


ISOJ panel of experts to tackle ‘fake news’ and verification of information

In this  age of “fake news,” trust in the news media has taken on a new, pressing importance, a topic to be discussed by a panel of experts Friday at the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ). Read more »


Employing satire to put politicians under the microscope is an important tool for international journalists on ISOJ panel

Satire as a journalistic tool is a serious business, especially for journalists around the world who do not have the protections afforded late night U.S. television hosts. Read more »


ISOJ panelists will dig deep into journalists’ use of tech tools such as AI, AR, blockchain and machine learning

A Saturday morning panel at the 19th International Symposium on Online Journalism, taking place in Austin, Texas, April 13-14, promises to look behind the curtains of the next technological waves to buffet, if not enhance, journalism and news engagement. Read more »


ISOJ panel to discuss different ways journalism is embracing audio to engage readers

More than a century after Guglielmo Marconi demonstrated the commercial potential of radio telegraph signals, audio is now seen as the latest platform that could improve engagement between news organizations and audiences, a topic to be tackled by a Saturday afternoon panel at the International Symposium on Online Journalism. Read more »


ISOJ panel to discuss revenue diversification through e-commerce, events, membership and more

How to diversify revenue streams has long been a hot topic in the news industry, points out Janine Warner, co-founder and executive director of SembraMedia, and chair of a Friday panel on the subject at the 19th annual International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ). Read more »


Cracking the code to successful video online: ISOJ 2018 panelist says it all starts with original content

The future of video for news organizations may hinge on more original content, increasing interactivity and the eventual convergence of technologies like Virtual Reality, 360 and live video, says one participant in the Friday afternoon panel at the 2018 International Symposium on Online Journalism 2018 (ISOJ), “Video: Cracking the code for successful video online.” Read more »


At ISOJ 2017, Axios’ CEO Jim VandeHei emphasizes the need for more collaboration between all departments of media companies

Axios co-founder and CEO Jim VandeHei kicked off the first day of the 18thInternational Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) with a call for news outlets to embrace “synchronicity,” all departments — business, editorial, advertising and technology — working together for a common cause. 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 »


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