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Welcome to Poynter’s News University, now on a more integrated, mobile-friendly platform. Are you a returning NewsU member? You’ll notice a few improvements and will also have to create a new account. If you’re a new user, please explore our 100+ interactive journalism courses and join our international community of 150,000+ members.

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Featured Courses

Will Work for Impact: Fundamentals of Investigative Journalism

ACES In-Depth Editing Online Group Seminar

Poynter Producer Project (Spring 2019)

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Lousy Listeners: How to Avoid Being One

Poynter Producer Project (Spring 2019)

Covering Jails: Addiction Behind Bars

How to Surface Stories in a Saturated Social Media Environment with Dataminr

Journalism Fundamentals: Craft & Values

Online Group Seminar

Web Headlines & SEO Essentials

The Flying Camera: Drone Photography Skills Webinar Series

Choosing the Best Photos for the Story

Poynter’s News University is one of the world’s most innovative online journalism and media training programs ever created. From multimedia techniques to writing and reporting, we’ve got free and low-cost courses. As the e-learning project of The Poynter Institute, NewsU extends Poynter’s mission as a school for journalists, future journalists, teachers of journalism and anyone interested in the craft and values of journalism.

Knight Foundation

Thank you to the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation for its support of News University since the site’s founding in 2005.