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Poynter NewsU online classrooms are packed this fall with courses to enhance your storytelling and provide the digital and social media skills you need to succeed in a competitive world. Whether it's Telling Complex Stories Through Compelling Characters or Creating a Social Media Strategy, our lineup offers a variety of courses that can revolutionize you and your organization in this new era of journalism.

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School's in full swing and that means it's prime time for students. No matter what you teach this semester, we've got more than 300 e-learning courses and resources to help you and your students stay ahead in journalism skills, tools and topics. As the leader in journalism training online, we're your trusted partner in the classroom.

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We're gearing up for a season of learning this fall. From covering the Affordable Care Act and agribusiness, to using tools for mobile newsgathering and website strategies, celebrating Punctuation Day and editing your own writing, our lineup is loaded with ways you can put the power of NewsU to work for you and your career.

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Leading media organizations partner to co-create an online training program to build proficiency in editing skills and best practices

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (September 2013) – The Poynter Institute’s News University and the American Copy Editors Society (ACES) announce the Poynter/ACES Certificate in Editing.

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You work hard all year long. So this Labor Day weekend, do something for yourself and your career. Treat yourself to the great e-learning available through Poynter's NewsU. And if you use this code -- 13LABOR50B -- you'll get 50 percent off five courses.

We know it's tough to stay ahead in these competitive times. NewsU is here to help. From writing and reporting techniques, to social media and mobile skills, to innovation and entrepreneurial strategies, our on-demand courses can give you the edge you need.

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