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    Poynter Selects Participants for Two New Leadership Academies for Women in Digital Media

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (April 4, 2018) – The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, is pleased to announce two more classes selected for the 2018 Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media. 

    In the last three years, 81 rising women leaders participated in the Poynter Women’s Leadership Academy. In 2018 alone, Poynter will train more than 75 women journalists through the program. 

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    Poynter Names Cheryl Carpenter as Leadership Faculty

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (April 2, 2018) – The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, has named Cheryl Carpenter as its new leadership faculty member. Carpenter, the digitally savvy editor who previously served as the McClatchy Bureau Chief in Washington D.C. and Managing Editor at The Charlotte Observer, will direct Poynter’s growing leadership and local news innovation initiatives. 

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    Poynter Receives Grant From MacArthur Foundation to Launch Free Workshop Series About Covering Local Jails

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (March 15, 2018) – The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, is launching regional workshops to provide reporters with the tools and data they need to examine the use and misuse of county jails.  

    Thanks to support from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, accepted applicants will attend one of Poynter’s two-day workshops for free, including most meals and hotel costs. Attendees will focus on how local jails concern community members, from the taxpayer to the incarcerated.

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    Poynter Expands Fact-Checking Franchise by Acquiring PolitiFact.com

    ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (Feb. 12, 2018) - The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, has acquired direct ownership of the Pulitzer Prize-winning website PolitiFact.com from its founding entity, the Tampa Bay Times.

    Though Poynter owns the Tampa Bay Times newspaper -- which created the PolitiFact initiative in 2007 --the formal acquisition and relocation allows Poynter to expand its fact-check training and leadership in best practices, and to be engaged in the real time journalism that it teaches.

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    Poynter opens applications for the 2018 Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media

    The Poynter Institute will once again offer a transformative, tuition-free leadership program to train digital media’s best and brightest women in early spring 2018.

    The fourth annual Poynter Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media, offered to 28 participants, will take place the week of March 18-23 at Poynter’s campus in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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    Google News Lab partners with Poynter’s International Fact-Checking Network

    The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, has entered into a partnership with Google News Lab to expand the work of the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN). The project aims to dramatically increase the searchable output of fact-checkers worldwide, expand fact-checking to new markets and support fact-checking beyond politics, such as in sports, health and science.

    In 2018, the IFCN and Google News Lab will host four fact-checking workshops, prioritizing parts of the world where fact-checking is most needed and least rooted.

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    Welcome to the new Poynter.org

    After two years of work, plenty of long hours from The Poynter Institute staff and a generous grant from the Knight Foundation, the redesigned Poynter.org launched this morning.

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