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Jul 24, 2015, 10:07 ET
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Poynter to Become Home of International Fact-Checking with Grant of up to $225,000 from Omidyar Network, with Additional Support from National Endowment for Democracy

 The Poynter Institute will become the international home of fact-checking organizations with the awarding of up to $225,000 in grant support...

Jun 29, 2015, 10:51 ET
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Pulitzer Board Names Poynter as Partner to Commemorate Pulitzer Prize Centennial

The Pulitzer Prize Board, in honor of the 100-year anniversary of the Pulitzer Prizes, has selected the Poynter Institute to conduct a two-day...

Jun 23, 2015, 10:24 ET
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CBS News legend Bob Schieffer to be honored with first Poynter Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism at the institute's Bowtie Ball celebrating its 40th Anniversary

 Broadcasting icon Bob Schieffer, the long-time moderator of the CBS news program "Face the Nation" and a former anchor of the CBS Evening...

Jun 10, 2015, 13:38 ET
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The Poynter Institute Launches Media Jobs Connection Job Board

The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, has launched Media Jobs Connection, a new job board that includes thousands of daily job...

Jun 05, 2015, 10:19 ET
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Poynter Selected as Partner for Fulbright Program

Poynter announced that it has been awarded a contract by the Institute of International Education (IIE), to provide training in digital...

Jun 04, 2015, 10:30 ET
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National Geographic Society and Poynter Expand Training Partnership

National Geographic has agreed to a partnership with The Poynter Institute, which will provide training for members of the...

Apr 14, 2015, 11:46 ET
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Poynter Announces Newly Expanded Training Partnership with Journal Media Group

 The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism education, announced today an expanded training partnership with Journal Media Group. It...

Mar 19, 2015, 12:09 ET
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Poynter Names Campus Space The Innovation Lab @Poynter: Newest Co-working Space is Part of St. Pete Innovation District

The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism education, announced the official opening of The Innovation Lab @Poynter, a portion of its...

Mar 10, 2015, 14:42 ET
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Poynter, ONA Announce First Class of 25 Promising Female Media Leaders for the ONA-Poynter Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media

 The Online News Association (ONA) and The Poynter Institute are pleased to announce the premiere class of 25 women leaders selected for the...

Feb 25, 2015, 13:13 ET
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NY Daily News Washington Bureau Chief and Award-Winning Journalist James Warren Joins Poynter as Chief Media Correspondent

James Warren, the Washington bureau chief for the New York Daily News and a former managing editor and Washington bureau chief of the Chicago...

Feb 18, 2015, 15:25 ET
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Poynter and Association of Opinion Journalists (AOJ) Announce Partnership

The Poynter Institute and the Association of Opinion Journalists (AOJ) have signed an agreement in which Poynter will provide management services...

Feb 12, 2015, 13:12 ET
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Poynter Announces McCormick Specialized Reporting Institute Lineup for 2015

 To ensure that citizens benefit from the best reporting on key issues, The Poynter Institute today announced the 2015 McCormick Specialized...

Feb 11, 2015, 12:01 ET

Poynter and The American Press Institute Team Up To Offer Digital Storytelling Summit for Washington DC-area College Students

 Poynter, a global leader in journalism education, and the American Press Institute are partnering to host a comprehensive Digital Storytelling...

Feb 05, 2015, 12:29 ET
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Poynter and The National Press Club Journalism Institute Host Media's Top Pundits to Discuss PunditFact and the Influence of Fact-Checking

 The Poynter Institute and the National Press Club Journalism Institute (NPCJI) will co-host a Feb. 10 forum at the National Press Club in...

Jan 16, 2015, 13:16 ET
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Poynter Announces New Interactive Learning Fellowship in Honor of News University Founder Howard Finberg

 The Poynter Institute has established a new e-learning fellowship in the name of Howard Finberg, who retired from his full time position last...

Jan 12, 2015, 14:33 ET
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Applications Now Open For ONA-Poynter Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media

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

Jan 08, 2015, 10:30 ET
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Poynter and Gannett Join Forces to Create Transformative Journalism Training Program

The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism education, will partner with the Gannett Co., Inc., the nation's largest news publisher, to...

Dec 08, 2014, 11:02 ET
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Poynter Institute Taps CNN Editor Katie Hawkins-Gaar as New Digital Innovation Faculty Member

Katie Hawkins-Gaar of CNN, a leading expert in user-generated content and producer of some of the network's most prominent digital projects, has...

Dec 05, 2014, 12:52 ET
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Poynter Names Pulitzer Prize-winning Former Chicago Tribune Editor and Nieman Curator Ann Marie Lipinski As Trustee

Ann Marie Lipinski, the curator of Harvard's Nieman Foundation and the former editor of the Chicago Tribune, has been named a member of The Poynter...

Nov 19, 2014, 11:45 ET
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Report Shows Big Gaps in Newsroom Training

Even in the fast-changing digital age, a survey of 1,118 newspaper journalists conducted by The Poynter Institute with support from the John S. and...