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

Whether you're looking for new ways to use Google Trends to enhance your newsgathering or get a handle on Snapchat, we've got an all-star lineup of digital leaders who will show you how to create sharable stories that will engage your readers and your community. We'll also help you develop your voice, make your photo captions sing, capture video stories or learn to code.

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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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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