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Find out what's happening at Poynter's NewsU.

In April, News University turns 10. When we opened the doors of our virtual campus on April 11, 2005, our goals were modest: to help journalists get better at what they do.

Since then, we've grown into the world's most innovative online journalism training program--with more than 300,000 registered users, 400 courses, 50 partners and training in seven languages.

From the beginning, we have counted on our users to help shape the direction of our training. In 2008 and in 2011, we launched our “Stories” campaigns to find out whether our e-learning modules made a difference.

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Dive deeper into understanding your digital audiences, and use analytics to drive your mission. Join veteran ABC broadcaster Byron Pitts in our master class, and share your NewsU story for a chance to win a GoPro.

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At NewsU, it's all about you. New courses offer hands-on training for writers, editors, producers, photograhers and leaders. New tutorials dive into data journalism and content strategy.

Want more? Browse our selection of more than 400 courses that will help you build your journalism skills in an ever-changing marketplace.

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NewsU's virtual Oktoberfest may be winding down, but we are lining up new learning opportunities for you. Our fall courses focus on reporting essentials, video basics and creative inspiration that will take your career or organization to a higher level.

And there's still time to sign up for Google Day and Tableau

Looking for something else? Browse our selection of more than 400 courses that will help you build your journalism skills in an ever-changing marketplace.

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Let Poynter NewsU help you plan for success this fall. Whether it's a daylong broadcast on using Google tools, courses covering the essentials of ethical decision-making or helping your students master the basics of grammar, or a package of interactive modules to supplement your syllabus, we've got more than 400 e-learning courses and resources to help you and your students. As the leader in journalism training online, we're your trusted partner in the classroom.

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