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View the Complete Program for the 25th ISOJ

Program for ISOJ 25th anniversary now available: Participate in Austin or online in a premier journalism conference

With more than 70 speakers from media outlets from around the world, including four keynote speakers, all women journalism leaders, 10 panels on everything from AI and elections coverage to OSINT and how to reach young audiences, five workshops and more, the full program of the 25th anniversary of the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) is […]

ISOJ 2023

Check out panel topics, preliminary schedule for 25th ISOJ

Covering everything from artificial intelligence and polarization to social media regulation and sustainability, the panel line-up for the 25th anniversary edition of the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) is now available. ISOJ includes panels on open-source intelligence investigations, election coverage, the role of influencers in journalism and more!

Founder of nonprofit newsroom MLK50 and co-founder of exiled Russian news site Meduza complete keynote speaker lineup at 25th ISOJ

Women journalism leaders will take the stage at the 25th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) to deliver all four keynote addresses at this special anniversary conference. The final two keynote speakers to be announced are Wendi C. Thomas, founder, editor and publisher of nonprofit newsroom MLK50, and Galina Timchenko, co-founder, CEO and publisher of Meduza, an independent Russian media outlet operating from Latvia.

Registration open for ISOJ 2024

Registration now open for 25th Anniversary of ISOJ; first keynote speakers announced

Take advantage of early bird rates and register now for the 25th International Symposium on Online Journalism, or ISOJ. The first keynote speakers have been announced: Meredith Kopit Levien, president and CEO of The New York Times Company, and Versha Sharma, editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue.

SAVE THE DATE 2024

ISOJ will celebrate its 25th anniversary in April 2024 with a special global hybrid conference

The International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), organized by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, will celebrate 25 years of discussions on the present and future of digital journalism on April 12 – 13, 2024. Since 1999, this unique hybrid annual conference has brought together hundreds of journalists, media executives, scholars and students both online and in person at the University of Texas at Austin.

ISOJ 2023

Video of ISOJ 2023 now available in English or Spanish; Review main sessions or watch them for the first time

Video recordings from the 24th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) are now available online to watch at any time, from anywhere in the world. Find the full playlists in English and Spanish on the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas’ YouTube channel.

Woman in background covers her mouth suppressing tears at the Global round up: Lightning presentations on the state of the news media around the world panel

International journalists keep up the good fight despite government attacks, appreciative 24th ISOJ audience hears

The state of journalism around the world is put at stake from government attacks, censorship and war. Seven journalists from seven nations describe the development of modern journalism in their country and provide hope for the future of media worldwide.

Man at a podium on the left and a row of people pitted to the right.

ISOJ panelists discuss the current state of growing news avoidance and what journalists can do about it

In the past several years, much of the public has shown increasing distrust in the media which has directly lent itself to their intentional and unintentional avoidance of news. In fact, research has found about one in 10 individuals consume news less than once a month. Experts at ISOJ offered their ideas for how journalists can regain their connection with audiences.

Joe Kahn, executive editor at the New York Times, at ISOJ 2023

The New York Times is focusing on diversity and digital transformation during new editorial era, executive editor tells ISOJ

Ten months into his tenure as the executive editor of the New York Times, Joe Kahn emphasized the continuing importance of the staff’s geographical diversity and the organization’s digital transformation. One of The New York Times’s top priorities is to continue to find sustainable news models. So far, it’s on the right track.

panel “The local news movement: Philanthropic investments to networks and tools to create sustainable model. From left to right: Jim Brady, Vice President of Journalism at the Knight Foundation; Erin Millar, cofounder and CE of Indiegraf; Mary Walter-Brown Founder and CEO, News Revenue Hub; Alana Rocha, Rural News Network editor at the Institute for Nonprofit News (INN); Michael Ouimette, American Journalism Project

Build community journalism sustainability through collaboration and nonprofit funding, ISOJ panel tells crowd

Exploring how newsrooms can engage financial sustainability efforts was discussed in a panel moderated by Jim Brady, Vice President of Journalism at the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The panel delved into how collaboration with non-profits and media organizations that support financial, technological and expertise optimizations can help journalistic entrepreneurs.