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Poynter expands global teaching programs, names Baybars Örsek director of international programming

The 2021 MTC Fellows convened virtually in January to kick-off the program. (Leah Bickley)

Poynter welcomes the 2021 Media Transformation Challenge Program Fellows

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Poynter’s International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) announces global newsroom teaching program

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Poynter’s MediaWise training significantly increases people’s ability to detect disinformation, new Stanford study finds

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Meet the first cohort of Poynter’s 2020 Leadership Academy for Women in Media

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Meet the second cohort of Poynter’s 2020 Leadership Academy for Women in Media

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Meet the third cohort of Poynter’s 2020 Leadership Academy for Women in Media

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Poynter’s International Fact-Checking Network launches the first-ever coalition of major U.S. fact-checkers to debunk misinformation in English and Spanish

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Meet the 2020-21 Poynter-Koch Media and Journalism Fellows

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Through Poynter’s VidSpark program, WGBH News launches a social TV game show to engage Generation Z voters in the democratic process

Students at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg Media Center. (Courtesy Annenberg Media/Alan Mittelstaedt)

Poynter announces the 10 student media publications selected for its 2020-21 College Media Project

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Poynter’s International Fact-Checking Network has $1 million in grant funding available. Applications are now open.

Mike Simons is a photojournalist with the Tulsa World. On furlough, he worked on a project for the Coronavirus Storytelling Project. (Photo by Brandi Simons)

How Poynter is supporting local journalists and newsrooms during the coronavirus crisis

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The Washington Post’s TikTok creator Dave Jorgenson is now a MediaWise Ambassador

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Very legit: MediaWise teen fact-checkers receive global recognition and verification

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New WhatsApp chatbot unleashes power of worldwide fact-checking organizations to fight COVID-19 misinformation on the platform

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Poynter Announces Center for Ethics and Leadership, Aims to Elevate Fact-Based Expression and Civil Discourse

Baybars Örsek and Cristina Tardáguila join Poynter's International Fact-Checking Network. (Graphic: Sara O'Brien)

Poynter’s International Fact-Checking Network hires new director and associate director

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Newsweek engages Poynter Institute to reinforce newsroom standards, ethics & best practices