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The Interview

Writing for the Ear

The TV News Toolbox for Teachers

Hands-On Fact-Checking: A Short Course

Language Primer Certificate

TV Power Reporting Academy 2021

News Sense: Building Blocks Of News

News Sense: The Building Blocks of News

Ethics of Journalism

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Poynter Producer Project 2021

Avoiding Plagiarism and Fabrication

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How to Effectively Teach Online

Introduction to Reporting: Beat Basics

The Lead Lab

Handling Race and Ethnicity

Journalism Fundamentals: Craft & Values

Telling Stories with Sound

Journalism and Trauma

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Poynter's full 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.

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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.