University of Texas at Austin professors and thought leaders are weighing in on key public policy debates and helping expand public understanding of complex issues through a new, wire-style news service that offers faculty-written columns, op-eds and analyses to news outlets across the state and country.
William C. Powers, President of The University of Texas at Austin, supports and has signed the following statement by the Executive Committee of the Association of American Universities.
Media Advisory: University of Texas at Austin to Host 14th International Symposium on Online Journalism
Media executives, journalists and scholars from the U.S. and around the world will attend the 14th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), an annual global conference at The University of Texas at Austin's Blanton Museum of Art on April 19-20. Registration is open online, but seats are limited and likely to fill up. A full… » Continue Reading
Instead of merely watching the Inauguration on Jan. 21, two graduate students and a senior lecturer from the School of Journalism at The University of Texas at Austin will be running through Washington, D.C., covering the event for "PBS NewsHour." They will participate in a "PBS NewsHour" multimedia short course, which will take place Jan. 18-22 in Washington, D.C.
To survive declining readership, struggling newspaper industry must employ new online strategies, journalism prof says
Changing with the Times: Is the American newspaper industry in as much trouble as it seems? George Sylvie, associate professor in the School of Journalism, has some ideas, and they are not all pleasant to hear. The former newspaper reporter and editor is quick to point out it's not just about profits anymore.