• Entrepreneurial Journalism: Running the Business

    Self-Directed Course

    Learn the core issues related to running a small journalism business or an enterprising unit within a larger news organization.

  • Environmental Reporting: An Introduction

    Self-Directed Course

    Do better environmental journalism, from idea generation to publication, with confidence and context.

  • Ethics of Journalism

    Self-Directed Course

    Build or refine your process for making ethical decisions — before you're faced with a tough call on deadline.

  • Fact-Checking: How to Improve Your Skills in Accountability Journalism

    Self-Directed Course

    Gain the fundamental knowledge to launch your own fact-checking processes in your organization or as an independent group.

  • Financial Literacy Basics: Producing Better Business Stories

    Self-Directed Course

    Learn to decipher financial information and bring context and depth to financial news.

  • First Amendment for the High School Journalist

    Self-Directed Course

    Gain a better understanding of freedom of speech and freedom of the press.

  • Five Steps to Multimedia Storytelling

    Self-Directed Course

    Discover the basic steps necessary to organize a story in a multimedia format.

  • Florida's Sunshine Laws: Ethics

    Self-Directed Course

    An overview of Florida’s ethics standards.

  • Florida's Sunshine Laws: Open Meetings

    Self-Directed Course

    An overview of Florida’s public meetings requirements.

  • Florida's Sunshine Laws: Public Records

    Self-Directed Course

    An overview of Florida’s public records requirements

  • Freedom of Information and Your Right to Know

    Self-Directed Course

    Use FOI laws to strengthen your reporting with public documents and more.

  • Frontline Editors Introduction: Understanding Leadership Styles

    Self-Directed Course

    Work through more than 20 scenarios to understand the leadership skills a frontline editor needs.

  • Fulbright Media Guidelines

    Self-Directed Course

    Guidelines and advice on sharing your Fulbright experience in the most productive and safe way.

  • Functional Web Design for Today’s News Audiences

    Self-Directed Course

    Create user friendly, content-driven sites by applying sound navigation, information hierarchy, and integrated multimedia.

  • Fundamentals of Editing

    Self-Directed Course

    Gain a solid grounding in the process of editing and the range of skills that give text a professional polish.

  • Gazetecilik Gelişimi – Poynter NewsU Türkiye (Sertifika)

    Certificate Program

    Evrim geçirmekte olan günümüz dijital medya ortamında temel gazetecilik becerilerine ve en iyi uygulamalara hakim olduğunuzu gösterin. Poynter-Türkiye Gazetecilik Burs Programı kapsamındadır.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • Araştırmacı Haberciliğe Giriş – Yeterlilik Testi

      Poynter NewsU’nun “Araştırmacı Haberciliğe Giriş” dersini öğrenme seviyenizi ölçer.

    • Sosyal Medya: Habercilikte Kullanılacak Stratejiler ve Araçlar Yeterlilik Sınavı

      Poynter NewsU’nun “Sosyal Medya: Habercilikte Kullanılacak Stratejiler ve Araçlar Yeterlilik Sınavı” dersini öğrenme seviyenizi ölçer.

    • Başarılı bir Gazeteci Blogu Oluşturmak

      Poynter NewsU’nun “Başarılı Bir Gazeteci Blogu Oluşturmak” dersini öğrenme seviyenizi ölçer.

    • İşi Doğru Yapmak: Dijital Çağda Hatasızlık ve Doğrulama: Yeterlilik Sınavı

      Poynter NewsU’nun “İşi Doğru Yapmak” dersini öğrenme seviyenizi ölçer.

  • Get Me Rewrite: The Craft of Revision

    Self-Directed Course

    Review your work with fresh eyes to fine-tune awkward passages.

  • Getting It Right: Accuracy and Verification in the Digital Age

    Self-Directed Course

    It's a challenge to verifying information in a networked world. Get the knowledge and tools you need to evaluate what you hear, read and see.

  • Growing Trust and Engagement With Local News Audiences

    Self-Directed Course

    Research-based techniques for engaging online audiences, fact-checking and keeping misinformation at bay.

  • Haberde Bilgiyi Doğru Vermek: Dijital Çağda Bilgi Güvenilirliği ve Doğrulama

    Self-Directed Course

    Ağlardan oluşan günümüz habercilik dünyasında bilgi doğrulama zorlu bir mesele haline gelmiştir. Duyduklarınızı, okuduklarınızı ve gördüklerini değerlendirebilmek için gerekli bilgi ve araçları edinin.

  • Handling Race and Ethnicity

    Self-Directed Course

    Examine whether and how to use racial and ethnic descriptions in news stories.

  • Hands-on Fact-Checking: A Short Course

    Self-Directed Course

    A very practical guide to some of the most important skills that fact-checkers use in their everyday work.

  • Help! for Writers

    Self-Directed Course

    Unlock more than 200 solutions to some of the most common problems writers face in any platform or genre.

  • How to sell online advertising

    Self-Directed Course

    Learn to evaluate how your company structure impacts digital sales, how to train your staff and how to develop product lines that sell.

  • Indiana Wesleyan University: COM 483 Advanced Newswriting Certificate (Fall 2018)

    Certificate Program

    This Certificate is for students enrolled in COM 483 Advanced Newswriting at Indiana Wesleyan University.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • Data Visualization for Journalists: Stripping the Dread from the Graphics Course Assessment
    • Introduction to Investigative Reporting: Course Assessment
    • The Power of Public Records: Course Assessment
    • Data Analysis for Journalists: Training Package Course Assessment
  • Innovation at Work: Helping New Ideas Succeed

    Self-Directed Course

    Learn ways to make your organization more innovative.

  • International Reporting Basics: What You Need to Know Before You Go

    Self-Directed Course

    Learn how to plan and pack for your trip, and how to gather information and stay safe once you arrive.

  • Introducción al periodismo medioambiental

    Self-Directed Course

    Produzca un mejor periodismo medioambiental, desde la generación de ideas a la publicación.

  • Introduction to Investigative Reporting

    Self-Directed Course

    Explore the investigative mindset and techniques that will improve your reporting — no matter what you cover.

  • Introduction to Reporting: Beat Basics

    Self-Directed Course

    New to reporting? Starting on a new assignment? No matter what you cover, you need the skills, sources and resources to find stories on your beat.

  • Introduction to Sports Reporting

    Self-Directed Course

    Find and tell engaging stories from sports events.

  • Iowa Central: Building Your Brand on Social Media

    Certificate Program

    Establish and maintain a presence that cuts through the clutter of voices online.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • How and When to Shoot Video with a Smartphone: Course Assessment
    • Beyond the Byline: A Guide for Journalists for Personal Branding: Course Assessment
    • You Are what You Tweet: Course Assessment
    • Say No To Clickbait: How To Make (Good) Shareable Content: Course Assessment
    • Mining Trending Topics: How to Use Social Media to Tell Stories Your Audience Cares About Course Assessment
    • How to Power Your Reporting With Social Media: Course Assessment
  • Journal Become a Better Writer Certificate

    Certificate Program

    This training program with tools and techniques to strengthen your writing requires the completion of three Poynter NewsU courses: How to Use Detail in Your Writing, The Writer’s Workbench: 50 Tools You Can Use, and Write with Voice and Tone.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • Write with Voice and Tone: Course Assessment
    • How to Use Detail in Your Writing: Course Assessment
    • The Writers Workbench: 50 Tools You Can Use: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "The Writer's Workbench," at Poynter's NewsU.

  • Journal Become a More Polished Writer Certificate

    Certificate Program

    This training program aimed at improving the quality of your finished work requires the completion of two Poynter NewsU courses: Cleaning Your Copy: Grammar, Style and More and Get Me Rewrite: The Craft of Revision.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • Get Me Rewrite: Course Assessment
  • Journal Compelling Multimedia Storytelling Certificate

    Certificate Program

    This training program helps multimedia journalists, digital, multiplatform and broadcast producers build a strong foundation in building multimedia stories. It requires the completion of three Poynter NewsU courses about multimedia and video.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • Surviving Solo: Be a Better Backpack Journalist Course Assessment

      This quiz evaluates your understanding of the course "Surviving Solo: Be a Better Backpack Journalist." Do not click the back button when taking the assessments. Doing so will take you out of the assessment and would probably count as a failure for one of your three chances.

    • Five Steps to Multimedia Storytelling: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Five Steps to Multimedia Storytelling" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Video Storytelling for the Web: Course Assessment
  • Journal Compelling Storytelling with Video and Audio Certificate

    Certificate Program

    This training program is focused on helping multimedia journalists improve their video and audio storytelling skills. It requires the completion of two Poynter NewsU courses: Reporting and Writing for TV and the Web and Natural Sound Packages.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • Natural Sound Packages: Course Assessment
    • Reporting, Writing for TV and the Web: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Reporting, Writing for TV and the Web" at Poynter's NewsU. Do not click the back button when taking the assessments. Doing so will take you out of the assessment and would probably count as a failure for one of your three chances.

  • Journal Digital Analytics and Social Media Certificate

    Certificate Program

    This training program gives multimedia journalists, digital, multiplatform and broadcast producers an understanding of social media and analytics in digital publishing. It requires the completion of two Poynter NewsU courses.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • Social Media Credibility: Extending Your Reach: Course Assessment
    • Using Analytics to Drive Website Success: Course Assessment
  • Journal Edit with Confidence and Accuracy Certificate

    Certificate Program

    This training program is for assigning editors, digital, multiplatform and broadcast producers and others who need a solid foundation in the principles of editing. It requires the completion of three Poynter NewsU courses about editing and headlines.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • Fundamentals of Editing: Course Assessment

      This assessment measures your understanding of the Poynter self-directed course, "Fundamentals of Editing."

    • The Art and Science of Editing: Course Assessment

      This assessment measures your understanding of the course, "The Art and Science of Editing."

    • Writing Online Headlines: Course Assessment
  • Journal Write Clearly and Accurately Certificate

    Certificate Program

    This training program focused on improving accuracy and clarity requires the completion of two Poynter NewsU courses: Clarity is Key: Making Writing Clean and Concise and Getting It Right: Accuracy and Verification in the Digital Age.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • Clarity is Key: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Clarity is Key" at Poynter's NewsU

    • Getting It Right: Accuracy and Verification in the Digital Age: Course Assessment
    • Language Primer: Punctuation Assessment (2015)
  • Journalism and Trauma

    Self-Directed Course

    Learn how to compassionately interview victims and how covering traumatic events affects you.