There are few occasions when the world’s greatest minds in journalism gather to discuss, brainstorm and learn with and from each other, and the annual International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) is certainly one of those occasions.
The 15th iteration of the meeting is this upcoming weekend, April 4-5 at the University of Texas-Austin’s Blanton Museum of Art, and the ISOJ schedule promises some great information and top speakers from all over the world including media execs, writers and academics.
But don’t worry if you can’t make it to the Lone Star State for ISOJ (some of you just returned from SXSW 2014, right?). You can tune in to the event’s livestream here on Friday and Saturday, where the ISOJ will be broadcast in English and Spanish. Read more
McGraw Center for Business Journalism Offers Up to $15,000 Fellowship for In-depth Business Reporting
A new initiative established at CUNY’s Graduate School of Journalism will offer fellowships of up to $15,000 to experienced business journalists starting this spring.
The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism supports in-depth coverage of crucial issues related to the global economy and business. Read more
BetaBoston.com is a new, free site launched by the venerable Boston Globe to specifically cover the Boston tech sector encompassing everything from new ideas and ventures to the people who help shape the city’s future, culture and beyond.
“Boston’s wealth of consumer technology, life sciences and bioscience companies is reshaping the economy and culture, locally and globally,” said Boston Globe editor Brian McGrory. “We will cover, in-depth, not only the technologies themselves, but the broader social impact of those technologies.” Read more