Audience Engagement, Revenue Models, Fact-Checking and More: Our Weekly Digest


7:51 PM Jul. 06, 2016 — by Vicki Krueger

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Making Fact-Checking Videos You'll Actually Want to Watch
July 13
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How to make sorting facts from fiction into content that is both rigorous and fun to watch.
Cost: $29.95, Poynter Member Price: $23.96
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Web Headlines & SEO Essentials
Sept. 5-20 Learn more.
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AOJ Minority Writers Seminar
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Trends in Mobile News
July 20
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Explore new ways to attract audiences and meet changing information needs.
Thanks to the support of Knight Foundation, this $29.95 webinar is free.
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The 10UP Summit: 10 Years of User Participation
Aug. 29 Learn more.
Explore lessons from a decade in audience engagement and look toward the future. Lila King, founder of CNN iReport and now head of Instagram’s News and Publishing Partnerships team, will deliver the keynote address. Other speakers include Eric Carvin, social media editor at The Associated Press; Michelle Ferrier, founder of TrollBusters.com and associate dean for innovation at Ohio University; Mandy Jenkins, head of news at Storyful; Callie Schweitzer, editorial director of audience strategy for Time Inc.; and Amanda Zamora, the Texas Tribune’s incoming chief audience officer. The day will be moderated by Poynter’s Katie Hawkins-Gaar and Joy Mayer.
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Cost: $100
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TV Power Reporting Academy
Aug. 29-Oct. 4 Learn more.
Look beyond the “what happened” to ask and answer more meaningful questions that other reporters miss. Apply Now.
Cost: $500, Poynter Member Price: $400

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The Power of Relationships: Leadership Coaching
July 25-Aug. 21 Learn more.
You'll examine your leadership style and learn to approach old problems with a new perspective. You'll also get one-on-one coaching with Poynter's Butch Ward. Apply Now.
Cost: $499, Poynter Member Price: $399.20

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Leadership for Broadcast Executive Producers
Sept. 18-21 Learn more.
Become smarter and more strategic in the way you lead your newsroom and the people in it. Apply now.
Cost: $600, Poynter Member Price: $480
Apply by our early-bird deadline of Aug. 8 and you will pay just $525
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Creating Your Social Media Strategy
Sept. 19-Oct. 14 Learn more.
Learn how to make your social media work more effective, more strategic and more meaningful. Apply now.
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Poynter Leadership Academy
Oct. 2-7 Learn more.
Our premier seminar for managers destined to play major leadership roles in their organizations. Refine your leadership style, update your understanding of management and media trends and tools, and receive the personal coaching necessary to accelerate your effectiveness as a leader. Apply now.
Cost: $1,395, Poynter Member Price: $1,116
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Essential Skills for New Managers
Oct. 16-21 Learn more.
Jumpstart your management career with this Poynter seminar, and get the skills and tools you need to succeed in this era of digital transformation. Apply now.
Cost: $1,395, Poynter Member Price: $1,116
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The Media Innovations Tour: New Revenues for News
Nov. 14-18 Learn more.
Explore game-changing revenue strategies in this exclusive study tour at legacy and digital media companies in New York and Washington, D.C. Apply now.
Cost: $7,500
Apply by our early-bird deadline of July 31 and you will pay just $7,000
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