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Four ways news organizations can increase trust and participation with consumers

Members of the Center for Media Engagement (CME) at the University of Texas at Austin presented their research about how to better connect with communities and promote trust with news consumers during a Research Breakfast at the 2022 International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ).

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Professionals outline revenue possibilities for digital media outlets at ISOJ 2022

April Brumley Hingle, director of financial resources at The Texas Tribune, and Janine Warner, co-founder of SembraMedia, were the guests of ISOJ 2022 for a conversation about subscriptions, events, products, and tips on how to diversify revenue from news outlets.

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Google news executive warns that newsrooms have to proceed with caution as they dive further into evolving digital media environment

Google’s global vice president of news warned that the current media environment stifles a diversity of voices and in-depth journalism, but worries blanket regulations are not the answer. Richard Gingras’ keynote speech at the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) in Austin, Texas, brought attention to questions about the use of more digital media in newsrooms and some of the troubling patterns he has seen in their adoption.

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Fact-checking initiative Factchequeado aims to combat misinformation in Hispanic communities in the US

Journalists need to collaborate and form alliances to help counter misinformation in Hispanic communities, according to fact-checkers during a panel at the 2022 International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) on April 1. The panel explored the need for verified, reliable information amongst Hispanics and announced the launch of Factchequeado, a project created to help fill the gap.

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Researchers reflect on how artificial intelligence influences the generation and distribution of news and its ethical implications

The official research journal of the International Online Journalism Symposium (ISOJ) presented in a panel the peer-reviewed official research publications about artificial intelligence (AI) and its growing interconnection with news and journalism.

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Google tools help journalists become more efficient, adept storytellers

Google tools can help journalists more quickly and adeptly tell important stories in their communities, according to Marco Túlio Pires, a leader at the company’s News Lab. During a Google News Initiative workshop at the 2022 International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), Pires walked through various tools and explained how journalists can use them to advance their reporting. 

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In addition to representation, it is necessary to increase sensitivity in newsrooms, says Gina Chua

The question “What is news?” guided journalist Gina Chua during her keynote on the second day of the 23rd International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ). With a 30-year plus career, the current executive editor at Reuters and soon to be executive editor at the media startup Semafor spoke about technology and representation as a means of rethinking news production.

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Borja Echevarría talks about the success of digital subscriptions and the transformation of Spanish newspaper El País

Borja Echevarría, deputy director of the Spanish newspaper El País, spoke with Rosental Alves, director of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, about the success of the newspaper's digital subscription model, which is expected to reach 200,000 subscribers in two years. He also spoke about the site's new graphic design and the role of podcasts in bringing readers and journalists closer.

Emily Bell, Steven Waldman, David Skok, and Sarah Stonbely at ISOJ 2022

Public policies already impact journalism in the United States and Canada: pros and cons

The panel “Subsidies and Regulation: How Government Initiatives Can Affect Journalism and the Digital Media Ecosystem” discussed concrete cases of public policies designed to encourage journalism in the United States and Canada.

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Register now for the hybrid 15th Ibero-American Colloquium of Digital Journalism, the post-ISOJ conference in Spanish

The 15th Ibero-American Colloquium of Digital Journalism will gather journalists in person and virtually from the region for discussions on innovation, factchecking and disinformation, press freedom and more.

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‘This is a forced resignation in the face of a very serious situation’: Colombian journalist Claudia Duque after returning her protection scheme

When she found irregularities in the handling of her data, Colombian journalist Claudia Julieta Duque returned her protection mechanism. Duque denounced having since suffered at least two serious security incidents. She also condemned the lack of compliance by the part of the State with the precautionary measures granted to her by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR).

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Big tech companies unite against payment for news content in Brazil; journalists are divided

Big tech companies are more united than ever against the Brazilian bill that regulates platforms in order to fight fake news. The bill provides for the remuneration of journalistic organizations, but journalists themselves are divided. Payment by platforms for journalism is a trend, with agreements signed in Australia and France and contemplated in Canada and the United Kingdom.