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Resources for Educators and Students
News University curated an array of resources to help you migrate to an online teaching and learning environment. These just-in-time supplements will enhance any virtual curriculum. Incorporate individual courses for your teaching needs. Need a subject matter expert? Poynter faculty and staff are available for drop-in virtual teaching.
The full News University course catalog features more than 100 interactive courses for people interested in journalism, including Poynter’s competitive in-person teaching programs that now take place online. Explore by topic and by course type:
- Core Skill
- Ethics & Trust
- Marketing & PR
- Media Law
- On Poynt
- Online Group Seminar
- Self-directed Course
- Tech & Tools
- Trauma & Security
- Visual Journalism
Thank you to the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation for its support of News University since the site’s founding in 2005. 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.