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Poynter’s NewsU and Knight Program in Media and Religion Offer New E-Learning Course

St. Petersburg, FL (Oct. 7, 2010) — Poynter’s e-learning project, News University, and the Knight Program in Media and Religion at the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, announced today the launch of a new e-learning … Read more

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Poynter to Assist McCormick Foundation with Specialized Reporting Institutes

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The McCormick Foundation has selected Poynter to administer its 2011 Specialized Reporting Institutes (SRI) program, the popular series of intensive journalism workshops designed to provide subject-specific expertise and practical skills to working journalists. 

McCormick looks to … Read more

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Friday, Oct. 01, 2010

Have a Journalism Startup Idea? Pitch it to Poynter

The ingredient list for a journalism startup once began with ink, presses and trucks. Now the recipe often starts with a domain, a niche and a strategy. The decline in launch costs has helped inspire a boom in journo startups. … Read more

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Thursday, Sep. 09, 2010

Poynter’s NewsU Introduces New Certificate Program

St. Petersburg, FL (September 8, 2010) – Poynter’s e-learning project, News University, announced today the launch of its new Certificate Program, which is designed to help editors, publishers and educators assess a participant’s understanding of the journalism industry’s essential skills … Read more

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Monday, Aug. 30, 2010

Help Poynter Select 35 Influential People in Social Media

As a part of our 35th anniversary, Poynter is celebrating the intersection of journalism and technology. We know there’s a wide range of expertise out there, and we want your help in identifying those who have left a lasting … Read more

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Friday, Aug. 27, 2010

Since the Seminar: “The Gulf Oil Disaster, Covering What’s Next”

Journalists covering the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill considered new angles and new information at Poynter training in New Orleans. Here’s a sample of what has come out of “The Gulf Oil Disaster: Covering What’s Next,” Aug. 23-25, … Read more

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Monday, Aug. 23, 2010

Shape Poynter’s New Website, Coming in November

Poynter is known as a school that teaches journalism excellence; Poynter Online is known for Romenesko. To better serve people looking for our teaching or our media news, we are recreating our website.

As Poynter celebrates its 35th anniversary in … Read more

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Wednesday, Aug. 04, 2010

NewsU Survey Finds Educators Are Integrating E-Learning Into Curriculum

St. Petersburg, FL– Poynter’s News University recently announced that more than 75 percent of educators surveyed are integrating e-learning into their classroom curriculum. And of those who responded affirmatively, more than 60 percent ranked it as extremely important to classroom … Read more

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Friday, July 30, 2010

Poynter Awarded McCormick Grant for Gulf Oil Workshop

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Thanks to a new grant from the McCormick Foundation, The Poynter Institute will lead a three-day Specialized Reporting Institute (SRI) to help journalists learn how to tell the stories they are likely to be writing for … Read more

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Thursday, July 08, 2010

Poynter Names Briggs and Caplan as Ford Teaching Fellows in Entrepreneurial Journalism

The Poynter Institute has named Mark Briggs and Jeremy Caplan as Ford Fellows in Entrepreneurial Journalism Teaching.

As part of a new Poynter initiative in entrepreneurial journalism funded by the Ford Foundation, Briggs and Caplan will teach in Poynter seminars … Read more

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