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As the days get longer and the weather gets warmer, spring offers a time for fresh starts. So we're offering lots of great training to help you power up and re-ignite your passion for writing, reporting and editing. Want more? See our complete list of more than 250 courses.

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With spring around the corner, there's no better time to spruce up your lesson plans. March brings the annual report on the State of the News Media from the Pew Research Center, loaded with information on the ever-changing news media landscape in America. Enroll in this Webinar, participate in our latest Digital Tools Tutorial on content curation, or choose one of our online seminars.

Whether you and your students need some journalistic fine-tuning or could use our Specialized Reporting Institutes to learn to cover specific, timely topics, choose from our more than 250 courses to round out your journalism teaching toolbox.

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Spring your career forward this month with one--or more--of our latest courses. Whether you need new tools to cover news and engage with your community, new strategies for writing and editing, or are looking for ways to improve your digital presence and grow audience, we can help. Choose from our complete list of more than 250 courses to get the competitive edge you need.


UPCOMING WEBINARS

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This month, choose one of our Webinars, online seminars or other e-learning courses to supplement your teaching initiatives. We have several new programs to help you and your students stay abreast of the new challenges and issues facing journalists today. Whether you need to learn how to report on sexual violence or how to use the latest digital tools to maximize newsgathering and storytelling capabilities, we have exactly what you need to make you and your students better journalists.

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Covering the topic of sexual violence takes more than the average set of journalism skills. With more than 20 percent of the population experiencing sexual violence in their lifetime, journalists need to cover this complex topic with context, accuracy and sensitivity. That's why Poynter's NewsU and the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) have teamed up to create Reporting on Sexual Violence, a free, self-directed course for journalists, educators and the public.

After completing this course, you will have a clear understanding of sexual violence and how to combat the cultural myths surrounding the topic. You'll know where to find the best research and resources to help you tell the truth about sexual violence.

This interactive course is for anyone who wants to learn how to cover sexual violence through accurate language and unique, strategic angles. Learn about our instructors and see a complete course description.

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