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Nov 15, 2017, 10:00 ET Poynter Appoints Lori Bergen and Monica Davey to its Board of Trustees

Lori Bergen, dean of the College of Media, Communication and Information at the University of Colorado Boulder, and Monica Davey, Chicago bureau...


Nov 13, 2017, 10:00 ET Poynter, NABJ Announce the 2017 Diversity Leadership Class

The Poynter Institute and the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) are pleased to announce the 2017 class for the Poynter-NABJ...


Nov 10, 2017, 16:00 ET Poynter's 2016 Tax Return Shows Second Consecutive Year of Annual Surplus

The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, reported an annual surplus of $627,000 in 2016, continuing its trend of continuous financial...


Nov 01, 2017, 11:00 ET Poynter Opens Applications for the 2018 Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media

The Poynter Institute will once again offer a transformative, tuition-free leadership program to train digital media's best and brightest women in...


Oct 26, 2017, 12:11 ET Google News Lab Partners with Poynter's International Fact-Checking Network

The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, has entered into a partnership with Google News Lab to expand the work of the International...


Jun 29, 2017, 08:15 ET $1.3 Million in Grants from Omidyar Network, Open Society Foundations Will Expand Poynter's International Fact-Checking Network

The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, is receiving $1.3 million in new grants from the Omidyar Network and Open Society Foundations...


Jun 13, 2017, 10:00 ET Poynter and the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Announce 2017 Academy for Diversity in Digital Media

The Poynter Institute and the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) will once again offer a transformative, tuition-free...


Jun 08, 2017, 10:23 ET Poynter, Koch Foundation Create Program for College Journalists

The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, and the Charles Koch Foundation are creating a program to provide training to student...


May 09, 2017, 13:30 ET Buzzfeed, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Salt Lake Tribune and Slate win first-time contest for journalists covering sexual violence

Today the winners of the first-ever RALLYs awards were announced at a national media summit advancing how the media approaches sexual violence....


Apr 25, 2017, 10:02 ET Amanda Hess to be Keynote Speaker at Raliance Media Summit

New York Times David Carr Fellow, Amanda Hess, will offer keynote remarks at a national media summit advancing how the media approaches sexual...


Apr 20, 2017, 06:30 ET Poynter Selects 21 News Organizations to Participate in its Local News Innovation Program

The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, has selected 21 news organizations to participate in the first year of a John S. and James L....


Apr 13, 2017, 09:00 ET Award-winning 'PBS NewsHour' Anchor Judy Woodruff to be Honored with Poynter Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism

Judy Woodruff, a pioneering broadcast journalist who has spent more than three decades at NBC, CNN and PBS, will be awarded the 2017 Poynter Medal...


Mar 30, 2017, 11:00 ET International Fact-Checking Day Set for April 2

The International Fact-Checking Network at The Poynter Institute, in partnership with fact-checking organizations around the world, is coordinating...


Feb 13, 2017, 07:45 ET Poynter Receives Grant from Knight Foundation to Strengthen Local Journalism with Digital Transformation Training and Expanded Coverage of News Innovation on Poynter.org

The Poynter Institute, the global leader in journalism, has received a three-year $881,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to...


Jan 30, 2017, 11:00 ET Poynter Announces Groundbreaking Training Initiative on Drone Journalism

The Poynter Institute, Google News Lab, Drone Journalism Lab, National Press Photographers Association and DJI have unveiled an innovative program...


Jan 13, 2017, 15:41 ET Poynter Names Kelly McBride to its Board of Trustees

Kelly McBride, vice president of The Poynter Institute and one of the country's leading voices on media ethics, has been named a member of...


Jan 11, 2017, 10:00 ET The Poynter Institute and Facebook to Partner on Innovative Journalism Certificate

The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, announced today it will work with Facebook to develop a 2017 training certificate program for...


Dec 12, 2016, 10:00 ET Poynter Receives $1 Million Gift from Craig Newmark Foundation to Fund Faculty Chair in Journalism Ethics

The foundation of Web pioneer and philanthropist Craig Newmark is giving The Poynter Institute, the global leader in journalism, $1 million to fund...


Dec 06, 2016, 10:00 ET Poynter's New Class of National Advisory Board Members Includes Prominent National Broadcaster, Pulitzer Winner, News Executives and Academic Thought Leaders

The Poynter Institute, the global leader in journalism, announced today the addition of six members to serve on its National Advisory Board (NAB)....


Oct 25, 2016, 10:00 ET Poynter, NABJ Announce Inaugural Class for Leadership Academy for Diversity in Digital Media

The Poynter Institute and the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) are pleased to announce the 2016 class for the Poynter-NABJ...


Oct 17, 2016, 11:34 ET H.F. "Gerry" Lenfest to be Honored with Poynter's Distinguished Service to Journalism Award

In recognition of his commitment to independent journalism and public-interest reporting through innovative funding channels, The Poynter Institute...


Sep 08, 2016, 11:54 ET Grant to Poynter from McCormick Foundation funds free reporting workshops

To encourage quality local journalism, the Robert R. McCormick Foundation has renewed its longstanding commitment to free workshops for journalists...


Aug 15, 2016, 15:00 ET Poynter Institute Reports Surplus in 2015, Reflecting Major Revenue Increases, Reduced Expenses and Gains from Land Sale

 The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, reported a nearly $900,000 surplus in 2015, continuing a trend of steady financial...


Aug 11, 2016, 13:59 ET Media Strategist Ju-Don Marshall Roberts, USA TODAY Network VP Mizell Stewart to Lead Leadership Academy for Diversity in Digital Media

 Prominent leaders in the startup, tech, media and academic fields will headline the Poynter-NABJ Leadership Academy for Diversity in Digital...


Jul 18, 2016, 14:06 ET Applications Now Open For Leadership Academy for Diversity in Digital Media

The Poynter Institute and the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) are now accepting applications for the Poynter-NABJ Leadership...