EyeTrack Findings, Video Storytelling, Digital Skills and More: November Newsletter

12:39 AM Nov. 12, 2012 — by Vicki Krueger

In this season of giving thanks, we want to say thank you for your support of NewsU. We now have more than 235,000 registered users and 250 courses. But we still have one goal: to help you improve your journalism skills. Check out our complete list of courses, Webinars and more. From digital skills to writing and storytelling, we've got courses for everyone interested in the craft and values of journalism.

upcoming webinars

Tablet Design and Storytelling: 2012 Poynter EyeTrack Research
How do you keep readers engaged on tablets? It's all about touch. Learn more in latest findings from Poynter. 2 p.m. Eastern time, Nov. 15 Enroll now.

Programming for Non-Geeks: Publishing Multimedia on the Web
Learn how to integrate dynamic multimedia content with your own website or publish it elsewhere online. 2 p.m. Eastern time, Dec. 5 Enroll now.

Programming for Non-Geeks: How to Build and Manage Your Website
Learn how to build an innovative website using a content management system. 2 p.m. Eastern time, Dec. 6 Enroll now.

Clarity is Key: Making Writing Clean and Concise
Learn to clarify and streamline your writing by using straightforward words and stronger nouns and verbs. 2 p.m. Eastern time, Dec. 13 Enroll now.

See our complete list of upcoming Webinars at www.newsu.org/webinarschedule


Video Storytelling with the Pros: Creativity on a Deadline
Deadlines don't mean you have to produce dull stories. Learn how award-winning professionals tell creative stories despite time constraints in this daylong workshop. You can join our all-star lineup online through Poynter's NewsU or attend in person at The Poynter Institute Saturday, Jan. 19 Enroll now.

Beyond the Election: Covering the Hot Topics of 2013

How will the issues of the 2012 elections play out in 2013 and beyond? We've gathered these e-learning courses and resources from Poynter's News University and Poynter.org to give you background, perspective, tips, sources and story ideas for covering these important stories:


Apply Now for $30,000-$50,000 to Host a Reporting Workshop
Have an idea for a workshop for journalists? The Robert R. McCormick Foundation, in partnership with The Poynter Institute, welcomes applications from universities and others to develop two-day training programs on key topics in 2013. Learn more and apply now to host a Specialized Reporting Institute in 2013.

Training Tuesday is Coming

Training Tuesday is a Poynter NewsU tradition that follows in the footsteps of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. This year we will offer a special one-day-only deal on NewsU training on Tuesday, Nov. 27. Watch your email, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates.