It took us a couple of months to figure out what would be the best way to host ISOJ for the first time online only. With happy hearts and a lot of gratitude, we can say that ISOJ 2020 broke records. We had the biggest program ever, a record number of speakers and topics covered and reached the largest audience of our history, in the U.S. and around the world.
As it did in Latin America, COVID-19 has a strong impact on the media outlets in Portugal and Spain, with a drastic reduction in advertising, and cuts to staff and salary.
Computers will do as much as they are told to do, and it takes a team of journalists to do so, said the panelists during ISOJ.
The increasing trend in cheap fakes and deep fakes could very well become a larger issue for the journalism industry, which is why reporters should know how to detect them, said panelists during a discussion at ISOJ.
Brazilian digital media outlets like JOTA, NEX and Ponte grew during the COVID-19 pandemic and they are betting more and more on their subscriptions and membership programs to keep themselves afloat.
Ignacio Escolar, director and founder of elDiario.es, opened the 13th Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism with a conversation with Rosental Alves, director and founder of the Knight Center.
Many newsrooms struggle for survival in a very adverse business environment. Still, news organizations are tasked with the challenge of shaping their editorial content into products that make sense for their audiences.
Tom Rosenstiel, executive director of the American Press Institute, gave his keynote presentation “Objectivity is Not Neutrality: What is the purpose of journalistic inquiry?” during the 21st International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) July 24.
Keeping its tradition of bringing together scholars, journalists and media executives, on July 23 the 21st International Online Journalism Symposium (ISOJ) held its research panel “Power, privilege and patriarchy in journalism: Dynamics of media control, resistance and renewal” to discuss the results of peer-reviewed papers.
Public interest media is adapting to economic difficulties and creating innovative projects and business models in order to survive and flourish.