• 100 Ideas to Make Your Journalism Better

    Webinar

    Improve your writing, your digital skills, your visual storytelling and more in this special Poynter faculty event to celebrate our 100th Webinar.

  • 7 Tools for Next-Level Writing: National Grammar Day 2014

    Webinar

    Tools to help your own writing, to teach writing to others, and to (at least start to) love grammar.

  • 9 Ways You Drive Readers Away (And 9 Tips to Keep Them Reading)

    Webinar

    Use these strategies to make sure the readers you've drawn in to your writing aren't driven away.

  • A Post-Recession Advertising Strategy Series: Where Will the Money Go

    Training Package

    Leaders from half a dozen news organizations as well as advertising and industry experts discuss a post-recession advertising strategy.

  • Adding Verbs with Verve and Volume to Your Writing

    Webinar

    Tune up verbs to make writing sing and dance.

  • Advanced Twitter for Journalism

    Webinar

    Twitter is not just a source of news. Learn how it can be a platform for developing breaking news out loud.

  • Advertising Revenue Boosters

    Seminar Snapshot

    This replay is one of five in the Poynter Conference Broadcast series, "A Post-Recession Advertising Strategy: Where Will the Money Go."

  • Advice for the Newly Named News Director

    Self-Directed Course

    Tips, strategies and advice from veteran news directors to anyone stepping into the position.

  • AFSCME Writing Skills Training Package

    Training Package

    Has your writing become formulaic and predictable? The self-directed courses and Webinar in this series will help you rediscover the power of your craft, one step at a time.

    This three-part series will help you find your focus, build clear structure and revise your writing.

    What will I learn:

    • Techniques to refine your storytelling and write with confidence.
    • To clarify and streamline your writing by using straightforward words and stronger nouns and verbs.
    • Finding and fixing the most common style, grammar and punctuation errors.
  • Alcatel-Lucent Effective Writing Certificate

    Certificate Program

    The Poynter NewsU / Alcatel-Lucent “Certificate in Effective Writing” shows that you have a solid foundation in the essentials of journalism.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • The Writer's Workbench: 50 Tools You Can Use: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "The Writer's Workbench," at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Alcatel-Lucent: Language Primer Final Exam: Grammar

      This final exam for "Language Primer: Grammar, Punctuation and Word Use," measures your understanding of the principles and rules of the English language. This final contains 50 questions. You are allowed three attempts to pass this exam with an 80%.

    • Alcatel-Lucent: Language Primer Final Exam: Punctuation

      This final exam for "Language Primer: Grammar, Punctuation and Word Use," measures your understanding of the principles and rules of the English language. This final contains 50 questions. You are allowed three attempts to pass this exam with an 80%.

    • Alcatel-Lucent: Language Primer Final Exam: Word Use

      This final exam for "Language Primer: Grammar, Punctuation and Word Use," measures your understanding of the principles and rules of the English language. This final contains 50 questions. You are allowed three attempts to pass this exam with an 80%.

    • How to Use Detail in Your Writing: Course Assessment
    • Write with Voice and Tone: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Write with Voice and Tone" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Journalism Fundamentals: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Journalism Fundamentals: Craft & Values" at Poynter's NewsU.

  • American University Journalism Boot Camp: Language Primer Course Pack (July 2014)

    Digital Course Pack

    This Language Primer Course Pack is for students participating in the American University Boot Camp (July 2014).

  • Anatomy of a Multimedia News Organization

    Self-Directed Course

    Learn how an online-only news organization functions as a business by exploring its structure, departments and business model.

  • APME Online Credibility Series

    Training Package

    Learn how different news organizations approach online credibility.

  • APME Social Media Credibility Series

    Training Package

    Learn how different news organizations approach social media credibility.

    Purchase any two courses in this Training Package for $24.95, and receive the third course free of charge. APME members get a discount on individual Webinars, but not on the package. Find details about the AMPE discount on the individual Webinars.

    What will I learn?

    Understand how to develop social media credibility standards and practices in your organization. Learn from the research, lessons and experiences of three news organizations that tackled and studied an aspect of social media credibility.

  • APSU Student Publications (Fall 2013/Spring 2014)

    Digital Course Pack

    This Digital Course Pack is for APSU students involved with Student Publications for Fall2013/Spring2014 semesters.

  • Araştırmacı Haberciliğe Giriş

    Self-Directed Course

    Araştırmacı habercilikte inandırıcı ürünler ortaya çıkarmanın yollarını öğrenin

  • Associated Collegiate Press Entrepreneurial Journalism Certificate Program

    Certificate Program

    This certificate is for Associated Collegiate Press members who wish to demonstrate their knowledge of the principles and key concepts of entrepreneurial journalism.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • Becoming an Entrepreneurial Journalist: From Idea to Implementation: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Becoming an Entrepreneurial Journalist: From Idea to Implementation" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Six Traits of Successful Entrepreneurial Journalists: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course, "Six Traits of Successful Entrepreneurial Journalists" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Innovation at Work: Helping New Ideas Succeed: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Innovation at Work: Helping New Ideas Succeed" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Entrepreneurial Journalism: Revenue and Marketing: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course, "Entrepreneurial Journalism: Revenue and Marketing" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Entrepreneurial Journalism: Running the Business: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Entrepreneurial Journalism: Running the Business" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Journalism Entrepreneurs: Planning and Making Money from Events: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course, "Journalism Entrepreneurs: Planning and Making Money From Events" at Poynter's NewsU.

  • Associated Collegiate Press Improve Your Writing Certificate

    Certificate Program

    This certificate is for Associated Collegiate Press members who want to improve their writing and reporting skills.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • Get Me Rewrite: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Get Me Rewrite: The Craft of Revision" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Cleaning Your Copy: Grammar, Style and More: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Cleaning Your Copy" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Write with Voice and Tone: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Write with Voice and Tone" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • The Writers Workbench: 50 Tools You Can Use: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "The Writer's Workbench," at Poynter's NewsU.

    • How to Use Detail in Your Writing: Course Assessment
  • Associated Collegiate Press Multimedia Basics Certificate Program

    Certificate Program

    This certificate is for Associated Collegiate Press members demonstrate their knowledge of multimedia basics.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • Five Steps to Multimedia Storytelling: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Five Steps to Multimedia Storytelling" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Writing for the Ear: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Writing for the Ear" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Telling Stories with Sound: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Telling Stories with Sound" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Reporting Across Platforms: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Reporting Across Platforms" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Video Storytelling for the Web: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Video Storytelling for the Web" at Poynter's NewsU. Do not click the back button when taking the assessments. Doing so will take you out of the assessment and would probably count as a failure for one of your three chances.

  • Audacity

    Tutorial

    Learn how to use this free and easy audio editing and recording software.

  • Balancing Community Journalism and Citizen Participation

    Seminar Snapshot

    Key findings about generating and managing user content on newspaper websites.

  • Başarılı Bir Gazeteci Blogu Oluşturmak

    Self-Directed Course

    Başarılı blogların beş temel öğesini, süreç boyunca sizi uğraştırabilecek bazı yasal ve etik meseleleri ve de blog yayıncılığı tekniğinin tüm yönlerini keşfedin.

  • Basic Reporting and Writing Certificate Program

    Certificate Program

    Demonstrate your knowledge of essential reporting and writing skills by earning this certificate from Poynter's NewsU.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • Cleaning Your Copy: Grammar, Style and More: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Cleaning Your Copy" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Get Me Rewrite: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Get Me Rewrite: The Craft of Revision" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • The Interview: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "The Interview" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • The Lead Lab: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "The Lead Lab" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • The Writers Workbench: 50 Tools You Can Use: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "The Writer's Workbench," at Poynter's NewsU.

  • Becoming a More Effective Reporter: Telling Untold Stories (McClatchy 2014)

    Online Group Seminar

    Improve your ability to find and tell stories off the beaten path in your community.

  • Becoming a More Effective Writer: Clarity and Organization (February 2014)

    Online Group Seminar

    Build the reporting and writing habits you need to organize your information better and write more clearly.

  • Becoming a More Effective Writer: Clarity and Organization (October 2014)

    Online Group Seminar

    Build the reporting and writing habits you need to organize your information better and write more clearly.

  • Becoming an Entrepreneurial Journalist: From Idea to Implementation

    Self-Directed Course

    Gain the knowledge and tools needed to launch a content-driven news/information website.

  • Best Feature Ideas: SFJ’s Show and Share

    Webinar

    Looking for fresh approaches for your storytelling? Get great ideas from the winners of the Society for Features Journalism’s 2013 awards.

  • Best of Photojournalism: What Makes a Winner

    Self-Directed Course

    Go behind the scenes of the annual National Press Photographers Association contest to explore the elements of award-winning photojournalism.

  • Best Practices for Working with Citizen Journalists

    Webinar

    Learn how to best collaborate with people who contribute user-generated content to your news organization.

  • Beyond the Inverted Pyramid: Creating Alternative Story Forms

    Self-Directed Course

    Write, edit and present information that engages time-crunched readers.

  • Beyond the Noise: Covering the Health Care Law

    Webinar

    Find focus in your reporting and enhance your understanding of the Affordable Care Act.

  • Big Ideas with a Payoff for Your Newsroom

    Webinar

    Learn what products, processes and projects are working in newsrooms these days.

  • Brainstorming Great Ideas: Editors' Boot Camp

    Seminar Snapshot

    How to brainstorm for breaking news, ongoing stories and enterprise, plus six keys to brainstorming.

  • Bridging the Gap Between Content & Commerce: Digital Ad Sales Series

    Training Package

    Understand the digital sales and advertising landscape and how you can develop new sales and advertising strategies.

  • Bringing Spreadsheets and Maps Together with ZeeMaps

    Tutorial

    Learn to display text, photos, and videos to specific locations on a Google Map using one spreadsheet.

  • Build and Engage Local Audiences Online

    Self-Directed Course

    Get to know your local online audience and see what the power of local content can mean for you.

  • Build Your First Twitter Application

    Webinar

    Create your first Twitter application using the basics of JavaScript and HTML.

  • Building a Twitter Strategy for Your News Organization

    Webinar

    To tap into Twitter's potential, you need a plan for your newsroom. Learn how to map out your goals and measure your success.

  • Building Effective News & Information Websites: HTML & CSS (May 2014)

    Online Group Seminar

    This hands-on, project-based course will help you develop web publishing skills from the ground up – no prior programming experience necessary.