Poynter for Educators & Students

Graphic by Ava Cruz/ The Daily Pennsylvanian

It’s a trying time for educators as an uncertain fall semester looms closer. Here’s some journalistic help.

Graphic by Lauren Bryant, courtesy of Chalkbeat.

Looking to add diverse voices? Here’s how a newsroom takeover could help

Aiyana Ishmael interviews Eric Winkfield, the Pepco public affairs manager, for Sirius XM’s HBCU Channel 142. (Courtesy)

In 20 years I’m going to run your newsroom. Here’s how to help me get there.

Black Lives Matter protesters rally at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa, in June. Young journalists may balk at the idea that race and gender identity are political issues, since many emerging journalists consider “political” issues simply the facts of their existence. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Conduct on social media may look different for journalists in the future. Let’s start figuring it out now.


A more diverse student newsroom will make your publication stronger. Here’s how to get started.