viernes, marzo 07, 2008

Primer Coloquio Iberoamericano de Periodismo Digital

Periodistas e investigadores de América Latina, España y Portugal participarán en el Primer Coloquio Iberoamericano de Periodismo Digital, el 6 de abril, en Austin, Texas. El encuentro, organizado por el Centro Knight para el Periodismo en las Américas, ocurrirá a continuación del 9 Simposio Internacional sobre Periodismo Online, organizado por la Cátedra Knight de Periodismo y la Cátedra UNESCO de Comunicación de la Universidad de Texas en Austin.

El Simposio, que este año será los días 4 y 5 de abril, es organizado por el profesor Rosental C. Alves, director del Centro Knight. Desde 1999 ha atraido a decenas de editores, productores, y ejecutivos de empresas periodísticas de todo el mundo. “Este año vamos a aprovechar la presencia en Austin de tanta gente de América Latina, España y Portugal que vienen para el simposio y haremos una reunión conducida en español, para discutir la situación del periodismo digital en los países de América Latina y de la Península Ibérica”, dice el profesor Alves.

Las inscripciones para el simposio pueden vers en el site . Los interesado en participar también en el Coloquio Iberoamericano deben comunicarse por email con: . Aproximadamente 30 periodistas y profesores de periodismo ya confirmaron su participación en el coloquio, incluyendo algunos panelistas como Mário Tascón, director de contenido de (España); António Granado, director de la edición online del periódico Público (Portugal); Fernando Rodrigues, reportero y columnista del Folha de S. Paulo (Brasil); Guillermo Franco, editor de (Colombia); Ramón Salaverría, vice-director de la Facultad de Periodismo de la Universidad de Navarra (España); Elizabeth Saad, profesora de la Univerdad de São Paulo (Brasil); Alberto Cairo, profesor de la Facultad de Periodismo de la Universidad de Carolina del Norte (EUA).

Abajo la programación del Simposio:

9th International Symposium On Online Journalism

Organized by the Knight Chair in Journalism and the UNESCO Chair in Communication at The University of Texas at Austin April 4-5, 2008
Activities will take place at Avaya Auditorium, Applied Computational Engineering and Sciences Building (ACES 2.302) at the UT campus, 24th Street and Speedway


Friday, April 4

8:00 - 8:30: Registration
8:30 - 8:45: Opening Session
• Lorraine Branham, Director, School of Journalism, UT Austin
• Rosental Calmon Alves, Professor, Knight Chair in Journalism and UNESCO Chair in Communication, School of Journalism, UT Austin (Symposium Chair)
• Mark Tremayne, Assistant Professor, School of Journalism, UT Austin (Symposium Research Chair)

8:45 - 9:30: Newspapers in the Time of Cholera: A Healthy Prescription for an Ailing Industry
• Keynote Speaker: James Moroney III, Publisher and CEO of Dallas Morning News; Executive Vice President of A. H. Belo Corporation.

9:30 - 11:00: Hybrid Newsroom for the Digital Age: Journalists are reorganizing their routines, learning new skills and doing their best to work for multiplatform, multimedia operations. How are integrated newsrooms (i.e., print + digital) working so far?

Chair: Robert Rivard, Editor and Executive Vice President, San Antonio Express-News
• Guillermo Franco, Editor,, Colombia
• Liza Gross, Managing Editor/Presentation and Operations, The Miami Herald
• Almar Latour, Managing Editor,
• Rich Meislin, Associate Managing Editor/Internet Publishing, The New York Times
• Chris Lloyd, Assistant Managing Editor, Daily Telegraph, London, UK.

11:00 – 11:15: Coffee Break

11:15 - 12:30: Emerging Business Models: Traditional media are struggling to adapt their old business models to respond to the devastating effects of disruptive, digital technologies, while a new generation of media companies is creating fresh, innovative new models. Will those efforts result in profitable businesses that would finance journalism as it happened during the last century?

Chair: Neil Burns, Professor, Advertising Department, UT Austin.
• Richard Anderson, President and CEO,
• Staci Kramer, Co-Editor of ContentNext Media/
• Ken Riddick, Vice President, Digital Media, Hearst Newspapers
• Michael Smith, Executive Director, Media Management center, Northwestern University
12:30 - 1:30: Luncheon at ACES building, offered by Pluck Corp.

1:30 – 3:00: Engaging Communities: The old, passive audiences are increasingly becoming clusters of new, active communities that still read, listen and watch the media, but demand to be read, listened and watched. Engaging those communities has become high priority for the media, but are their efforts succeeding?
Chair and presenter: António Granado, Visiting Professor, Universidade Nova Lisboa; and Online Editor, Público newspaper, Lisbon, Portugal.
• Jim Brady, Vice President/Executive Editor,
• Jennifer Carroll, Vice President/Online Content, Gannett Newspapers
• Dave Panos, CEO, Pluck Social Media
• Georgia Popplewell, Managing Director,
• Mario Tascón, Content Director, Prisacom/El Pais, Spain

3:00 – 3:15 Coffee Break
,br> 3:15 – 5:00: Multimedia and Interactivity: Faster Internet connections and cheaper network and storage space have paved the way to more video and audio and more database journalism projects on the Web. Are online journalists finally taking advantage of the multimedia and interactive capabilities of the Internet?
Chair: Howard Finberg, Executive Director, Poynter Institute’s
• Alberto Cairo, Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
• Liz Nord, Supervising Producer, MTV News
• Aron Pilhofer, Editor/Interactive News, The New York Times
• Fernando Rodrigues, Reporter and Columnist, Folha de S. Paulo, Brazil
• Christopher Sheridan, Executive Producer,
• Paige West, Interactivity Editor,

Saturday, April 5

8:30 – 9:00: Registration
9:00 – 10:30: News Games: Video games have become serious games and started playing an increasingly important role in education and professional training. Can video games now become a more common tool to help journalists to tell the story?
Chair: Sharon Strover, Chair, Radio-Television-Film Department, UT Austin
• Ian Bogost, Assistant Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology
• Howard Finberg, Executive Director, Poynter Institute’s
• Suzanne Seggerman, President and Co-Founder, Games For Change
• Paige West, Interactivity Editor,

10:30 – 10:45: Coffee Break

10:45 – 11:30: All for one and one for all? A Spanish experience of research about media convergence
• Keynote Speaker: Ramón Salaverria, Professor and Vice Chair, School of Communication, Navarra University, Spain

11:30 - 12:30: Research papers presentations: Managing the Production of Online Journalism*

Chair: Mark Tremayne, Assistant Professor, School of Journalism, UT Austin (Symposium Research Chair)
• Arne H. Krumsvik, Oslo University College: The Role Of Journalists In A Digital Age
• George Sylvie, UT-Austin: Developing An Online Newspaper Business Model: Long Distance Meets The Long Tail
• Neil Thurman and Ben Lupton, City University (London): Convergence Calls: Multimedia Storytelling At British News Websites **

12:30 - 1:30: Lunch at ACES building, offered by UT Austin College of Communication.
1:30 - 2:30: Research papers presentations: Social Networking and User-Generated Content*
Chair: Elizabeth Saad, Professor, School of Journalism, São Paulo University, Brazil
• Sebastian Valenzuela, Namsu Park, and Kerk F. Kee, UT-Austin: Lessons from Facebook: The Effect of Social Network Sites on College Students’ Social Capital
• Cindy Royal, Texas State: What Do People Do Online? Implications For the Future of Media
• Jacqueline Vickery, UT Austin: The Megan Meier MySpace Suicide: A case study exploring the social aspects of convergent media, citizen journalism, and online anonymity and credibility

2:30 – 3:30: Research papers presentations: Citizen Producers, Bloggers and the Evolution of Journalism*
Chair: Iris Chyi, Assistant Professor, School of Journalism, UT Austin
• Alfred Hermida, University of British Columbia (Canada): The BBC goes blogging: Is ‘Auntie’ finally listening?
• Serena Carpenter, Arizona State University: U.S. online citizen journalism and online newspaper articles: A content analysis of source diversity
• Sue Robinson, Temple University: A Mediated, Interactive Call to Action: Audience Perceptions of Credibility and Authority for a Times Journalist in Print vs. Online
3:30 – 3:45: Coffee Break
3:45 – 4:45: Research papers presentations: Issues in Online Journalism Research*
Chair: Paula Poindexter, Associate Professor, School of Journalism, UT Austin
• Phil Auter, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Ashraf Galal, Qatar University, and Mahmoud Galander, Qatar University: The Image of the United States Portrayed in Arab World Online Journalism.
• Fernando Zamith, University of Porto (Portugal): A methodological proposal to analyze the news websites use of the potentialities of the Internet
• Richard Stevens, Southern Methodist University: Usability 10 Years Later: Are we listening?
• João Canavilhas, Universidade da Beira Interior (Portugal): Hypertext newswriting effects on satisfaction, comprehension and attitudes

4:45 – 5:15: Wrap-up Discussion Session
• Rosental Calmon Alves, Professor, Knight Chair in Journalism and UNESCO Chair in Communication, UT Austin (Symposium Chair)
• Mark Tremayne, Assistant Professor, School of Journalism, UT Austin (Symposium Research Chair)
(*) Refereed research papers (blind reviewed)
(**) Top rated paper

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