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Apr 25, 2016, 10:00 ET McClatchy Company and Poynter Institute Extend Training Partnership

 The McClatchy Company, a leading provider of high-quality news and information, will extend for a fourth year its partnership with The Poynter...


Apr 21, 2016, 11:02 ET RTDNA Partners With Poynter For Training

The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) has joined forces with The Poynter Institute to provide its members with access to Poynter's...


Mar 31, 2016, 10:15 ET Broadcasting Icon Tom Brokaw to be Honored with Poynter Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism

 Legendary journalist and New York Times best-selling author Tom Brokaw will be awarded the 2016 Poynter Medal for Lifetime Achievement in...


Mar 29, 2016, 10:00 ET Poynter and National Association of Black Journalists Partner to Develop New Digital Leadership Program

The Poynter Institute and the National Association of Black Journalists will partner to create a transformational leadership program for...


Mar 28, 2016, 10:00 ET Poynter Institute's International Fact-Checking Network and Duke Reporters' Lab to Hold First Conference on Automated Fact-Checking

Poynter's International Fact-Checking Network and the Duke Reporters' Lab will host "Tech & Check," a landmark event on March 31-April 1 to...


Mar 16, 2016, 15:07 ET In Celebration of Sunshine Week and National FOI Day, The First Amendment Foundation and The Poynter Institute Launch the Sunshine Certificate

 To commemorate Sunshine Week and today's celebration of National Freedom of Information Day, the First Amendment Foundation and The Poynter...


Mar 10, 2016, 11:01 ET Poynter, ONA Announce 2016 Class for Women's Leadership Academy

 The Poynter Institute and Online News Association (ONA) are pleased to announce the 2016 class of women leaders selected for the tuition-free...


Mar 08, 2016, 15:17 ET Poynter Names Three Acclaimed Journalists, Industry Experts as Adjunct Faculty for 2016

 Three noted journalism leaders will bring their industry expertise to The Poynter Institute as adjunct faculty: Danielle Ivory, an...


Feb 02, 2016, 11:04 ET Owners of Three Tampa Bay Major Professional Sports, in Rare Joint Appearance, to Speak at Poynter Institute

The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, announced today that it will convene the owners of the three major professional sports...


Jan 21, 2016, 10:00 ET The Poynter Institute and GateHouse Media, LLC Launch Customized Training Initiative

 The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, announced it will work with GateHouse Media, LLC, publisher of more newspapers than any...


Jan 15, 2016, 10:57 ET Journalism Leader Anders Gyllenhaal Named Chair of Poynter Institute's National Advisory Board

 Anders Gyllenhaal, vice president for news and Washington editor at The McClatchy  Company, has been appointed chair of the National...


Jan 15, 2016, 10:44 ET Poynter Institute Names Clark Bell, Longtime Journalism Program Director for the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, as an Adviser

 The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, has recruited Clark Bell, the longtime Journalism Program Director for one of America's...


Jan 13, 2016, 15:12 ET Applications Now Open For Online News Association-Poynter Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media

 The Poynter Institute and the Online News Association (ONA) are now accepting applications for the 2016 ONA-Poynter Leadership Academy for...


Jan 07, 2016, 11:37 ET The Poynter Institute Unveils Major Redesign of its Industry-Leading Site, Poynter.org

 The Poynter Institute today unveiled a newly designed Poynter.org, the leading publisher of media news and information that draws 9.6 million...


Jan 04, 2016, 15:13 ET St. Petersburg Police Reaffirm Support for Poynter Institute's Write Field Program

St. Petersburg Police Chief Tony Holloway reaffirmed the department's support of the Poynter Institute's dynamic Write Field initiative in a...


Dec 18, 2015, 09:00 ET The First Amendment Foundation Will Add Offices at The Poynter Institute and Partner on Training Programs and Events

The First Amendment Foundation, a 31-year-old nonprofit organization dedicated to open government in Florida, announced today that it will add...


Dec 17, 2015, 14:34 ET American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) to Relocate to Poynter Institute as Part of New Partnership

The American Society of Business Publication Editors announced today it will relocate its base of operations to The Poynter Institute, which also...


Dec 10, 2015, 16:40 ET Poynter Institute Names Dr. Christopher Warren of the University of South Florida as Director of its Write Field Program for Minority Youth

The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, has tapped Dr. Christopher Warren as its director of the Institute's Write Field program....


Nov 20, 2015, 14:40 ET Civil Rights Leader John Lewis to Keynote Pulitzer Centennial Event Hosted by Poynter Institute

Congressman John Lewis of Georgia, a legendary Civil Rights leader and an organizer of the Selma Bridge March in 1965, will keynote the Pulitzer...


Nov 18, 2015, 14:00 ET Poynter and ONA Team Up for Second Women's Leadership Academy

 The Poynter Institute and the Online News Association (ONA) are collaborating again to offer a transformative, tuition-free leadership program...


Nov 13, 2015, 15:15 ET Poynter's 2014 Tax Return Shows Record Teaching Income and Smaller Budget Gap

 The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, reported sharply improved financial results for 2014 and said it anticipates even...


Nov 06, 2015, 10:00 ET Poynter Names ESPN Senior Vice President Rob King to its Board of Trustees

Rob King, ESPN's senior vice president for SportsCenter and News, has been named a member of The Poynter Institute's Board of Trustees. Poynter...


Oct 20, 2015, 10:08 ET Poynter Launches Membership Program to Support Career Success for Media Professionals and Educators

The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, today launched The Poynter Prepared Membership Program, an initiative that will connect media...


Oct 05, 2015, 13:00 ET Poynter is Selected by U.S. State Department to Host Prestigious Edward R. Murrow Fellows in Digital Storytelling and Leadership Skills Development

The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism education, has been selected to host this year's prestigious Edward R. Murrow program...


Sep 21, 2015, 14:00 ET Poynter Names Fact-Checking Expert Alexios Mantzarlis Director and Editor of the New International Fact-Checking Network, Based at its Florida Headquarters

 The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, has tapped Alexios Mantzarlis as the first director and editor of the new...