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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...

Nov 18, 2014, 13:13 ET
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ONA, Poynter Team Up for Innovative Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media

 The Online News Association (ONA) and The Poynter Institute will partner to create an intensive, tuition-free leadership program that...

Nov 13, 2014, 18:07 ET
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Statement by the Poynter Institute

 The University of South Florida System is exploring the purchase of property adjacent to its St. Petersburg campus. The USF System has signed...

Oct 23, 2014, 15:37 ET
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Poynter Names Five New Members to National Advisory Board

 Poynter, a global leader in journalism, is pleased to announce the addition of five new members to serve on its National Advisory Board (NAB)....

Oct 16, 2014, 15:24 ET
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Poynter Announces Private Support for Groundbreaking New Initiatives to Advance Community Engagement, Innovation and Journalistic Excellence

 The Poynter Institute is announcing private funding support for three major initiatives that will support its new strategic direction in...

Oct 02, 2014, 13:17 ET
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Award-winning Journalistic Innovator Mitra Kalita Joins Poynter as Adjunct

 Mitra Kalita, one of the nation's leading digital innovators and current Quartz ideas editor, is joining The Poynter Institute's adjunct...

Aug 20, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Poynter and Arizona State pioneer certificate program for adjunct faculty

The Poynter Institute and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University will launch an innovative...

Jul 30, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Poynter Gathers Media and Thought Leaders to Explore 25 Years of News on the Web

 The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, held "Journalism and the Web@25: Lessons in Disruption, Evolution and Endurance" hosted...

Jul 28, 2014, 14:19 ET
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Two national ethicists team up on Everyday Ethics Podcast

 Poynter Institute media ethicist Kelly McBride and medical ethicist Art Caplan this week launched the twice-weekly podcast Everyday Ethics,...

Jun 19, 2014, 11:49 ET
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Poynter and The National Press Club Journalism Institute to Host "Closing Journalism's Gender Gap: A Forum on Women and Leadership"

 The Poynter Institute, in partnership with the National Press Club Journalism Institute, will co-host a national forum on the issues,...

Jun 16, 2014, 13:00 ET

Poynter and Pioneer News Group Partner To Create Customized, Strategic Journalism Training Program

 The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, has entered an innovative partnership with the Pioneer News Group to offer up-to-date...

Jun 05, 2014, 16:47 ET
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Poynter Names Kelly McBride Vice President of Academic Programs

The Poynter Institute today named Kelly McBride, Nationally Renowned Writer, Teacher and Thought Leader, as its new Vice President of Academic...

May 28, 2014, 15:40 ET
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Poynter To Share Space with Two New Digital Startups

The Poynter Institute announced that it will share unused space at its St. Petersburg, Fla. campus with two digital startup firms. The move comes...

May 21, 2014, 13:27 ET
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Poynter and Associated Collegiate Press Join Forces to Train Journalism's Best and Brightest Students

College media students and their advisers can begin receiving discounted access to online journalism training via The Poynter Institute's...

May 20, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Poynter President Tim Franklin Unveils New Strategic Direction

At one of the most critical times in journalism's history, The Poynter Institute's president, Tim Franklin, has launched a new mission for the...

May 09, 2014, 14:09 ET
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Three Time Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist from The New York Times Joins Poynter as Adjunct

 New York Times reporter David Barstow, whose work has won three Pulitzer Prizes in the last decade, is joining The Poynter Institute's adjunct...

Apr 30, 2014, 13:47 ET
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Poynter Names Digital Media Leader Seth Liss as Its New Digital Editor

The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, today named award-winning Washington NPR digital editor, Seth Liss, as its new Digital Editor...

Apr 16, 2014, 14:55 ET
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The Poynter Institute and Turkish Media Association Launch Innovative Journalism Training Program

The Poynter Institute (www.poynter.org), the leading educator of journalists worldwide, has announced it will partner with the Media Association in...