• Advice for the Newly Named News Director

    Self-Directed Course

    Tips, strategies and advice from veteran news directors to anyone stepping into the position.

  • Analytics 101: Understanding Digital Metrics

    Self-Directed Course

    Learn about digital analytics: how to interpret and apply them to real-world situations.

  • Anatomy of a Multimedia News Organization

    Self-Directed Course

    Learn how an online-only news organization functions as a business by exploring its structure, departments and business model.

  • Araştırmacı Haberciliğe Giriş

    Self-Directed Course

    Araştırmacı habercilikte inandırıcı ürünler ortaya çıkarmanın yollarını öğrenin

  • Associated Collegiate Press Entrepreneurial Journalism Certificate Program

    Certificate Program

    This certificate is for Associated Collegiate Press members who wish to demonstrate their knowledge of the principles and key concepts of entrepreneurial journalism.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • Becoming an Entrepreneurial Journalist: From Idea to Implementation: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Becoming an Entrepreneurial Journalist: From Idea to Implementation" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Six Traits of Successful Entrepreneurial Journalists: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course, "Six Traits of Successful Entrepreneurial Journalists" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Entrepreneurial Journalism: Revenue and Marketing: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course, "Entrepreneurial Journalism: Revenue and Marketing" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Entrepreneurial Journalism: Running the Business: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Entrepreneurial Journalism: Running the Business" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Journalism Entrepreneurs: Planning and Making Money from Events: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course, "Journalism Entrepreneurs: Planning and Making Money From Events" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Innovation at Work: Helping New Ideas Succeed: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Innovation at Work: Helping New Ideas Succeed" at Poynter's NewsU.

  • Associated Collegiate Press Improve Your Writing Certificate

    Certificate Program

    This certificate is for Associated Collegiate Press members who want to improve their writing and reporting skills.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • 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.

    • How to Use Detail in Your Writing: Course Assessment
    • Write with Voice and Tone: Course Assessment
    • Get Me Rewrite: Course Assessment
  • Audience Analytics for Journalists

    Self-Directed Course

    Learn how to integrate an analytics strategy into your busy schedule and change content creation and publication habits accordingly.

  • Audience Growth and Digital Content Strategies (Gannett 2015)

    Self-Directed Course

    Your guide to key strategies for your digital content that can help your organization improve its digital presence and grow audience.

  • Avoiding Plagiarism and Fabrication

    Self-Directed Course

    Plagiarism and fabrication scandals can destroy careers and damage news organizations' credibility. Learn how to detect and avoid these legal and ethical lapses.

  • Başarılı Bir Gazeteci Blogu Oluşturmak

    Self-Directed Course

    Başarılı blogların beş temel öğesini, süreç boyunca sizi uğraştırabilecek bazı yasal ve etik meseleleri ve de blog yayıncılığı tekniğinin tüm yönlerini keşfedin.

  • Basic Reporting and Writing Certificate Program

    Certificate Program

    Demonstrate your knowledge of essential reporting and writing skills by earning this certificate from Poynter's NewsU.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • 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.

    • The Interview: Course Assessment

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

    • The Lead Lab: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "The Lead Lab" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Cleaning Your Copy: Grammar, Style and More: Course Assessment (NEW)
    • Get Me Rewrite: Course Assessment
  • Becoming an Entrepreneurial Journalist: From Idea to Implementation

    Self-Directed Course

    Gain the knowledge and tools needed to launch a content-driven news/information website.

  • Best of Photojournalism: What Makes a Winner

    Self-Directed Course

    Go behind the scenes of the annual National Press Photographers Association contest to explore the elements of award-winning photojournalism.

  • Beyond the Inverted Pyramid: Creating Alternative Story Forms

    Self-Directed Course

    Write, edit and present information that engages time-crunched readers.

  • Brigham Young Poynter-ACES Certificate in Editing

    Certificate Program

    A certificate in "Editing" from Poynter and the American Copy Editors Society shows that you have a solid foundation in the principles of editing.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • The Art and Science of Editing: Course Assessment

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

    • Getting It Right: Accuracy and Verification in the Digital Age: Course Assessment
    • Fundamentals of Editing: Course Assessment

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

    • Clarity is Key: Course Assessment

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

    • Writing Online Headlines: Course Assessment
  • Build and Engage Local Audiences Online

    Self-Directed Course

    Get to know your local online audience and see what the power of local content can mean for you.

  • Build Your Career in TV Broadcasting

    Self-Directed Course

    Learn the skills necessary to enter the field of broadcasting and create a demo reel to showcase your abilities.

  • Building Your Brand on Social Media: A Poynter Certificate

    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
    • Say No To Clickbait: How To Make (Good) Shareable Content: Course Assessment
    • Beyond the Byline: A Guide for Journalists for Personal Branding: Course Assessment
    • You Are what You Tweet: 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
  • Business Models and Strategies (Gannett 2015)

    Self-Directed Course

    How digital-only sales and services can boost revenue and help you stay competitive in the digital world.

  • Certificate Program for HSN Editors

    Certificate Program

    Demonstrate your knowledge of essential editing and revising skills by earning this certificate from Poynter's NewsU.

    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

    • Cleaning Your Copy: Grammar, Style and More: Course Assessment (NEW)
    • Get Me Rewrite: Course Assessment
    • The Art and Science of Editing: Course Assessment

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

  • Certificate Program for HSN Writers

    Certificate Program

    Demonstrate your knowledge of essential writing and revising skills by earning this certificate from Poynter's NewsU.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • Conquering Writer's Block: Course Assessment

      This quiz shows your mastery of the NewsU course, "Conquering Writer's Block."

    • Mastering Revision: Polish Your Writing Like a Pro: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Mastering Revision: Polish Your Writing Like a Pro" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • What Makes a Great Blog: Course Assessment

      This assessment measures your mastery of the NewsU course, "What Makes a Great Blog."

    • Get Me Rewrite: Course Assessment
  • Cleaning Your Copy: Grammar, Style and More

    Self-Directed Course

    Finding and fixing the most common style, grammar and punctuation errors.

  • Coaching Tomorrow's Journalists

    Self-Directed Course

    Working with teen journalists can be a challenge. Find the assistance and resources you need in this course.

  • Color in News Design

    Self-Directed Course

    Learn how the visual elements of color, contrast and dimension complement the written word.

  • Communicating with the Media on Mental Health Issues and Suicide: For U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Public Affairs Officers

    Self-Directed Course

    This course will help VA PAO personnel develop strategies to collaborate effectively with journalists on coverage of Veterans with mental health issues.

  • Community Service Photojournalism: Contest Lessons Part 1

    Self-Directed Course

    Analyze three approaches to telling visual stories that connect with readers. Based on 2005 ASNE Contest

  • Community Service Photojournalism: Contest Lessons Part 2

    Self-Directed Course

    Examine four approaches: localizing stories, watchdog photojournalism, connecting with under-covered communities and commentary through photo columns. Based on 2006 ASNE Contest

  • Cómo cubrir el cambio climático

    Self-Directed Course

    Aprenda sobre la ciencia y la política del cambio climático, así como las técnicas necesarias para producir informes más sólidos sobre el calentamiento global.

  • Copyright Law and Fair Use for Journalists

    Self-Directed Course

    This course will help journalists understand what constitutes fair use of content, particularly online content, and debunk copyright myths.

  • Covering Cannabis

    Self-Directed Course

    Take this course to learn the proper terms, legal definitions and resources for reporting responsibly on cannabis.

  • Covering Climate Change

    Self-Directed Course

    Learn the science and policies behind climate change and pick up the reporting and writing skills needed to tell stronger stories about global climate change.

  • Covering Islam in America

    Self-Directed Course

    Learn the religious, social, political and geographical facts about Islam so you can tackle stories with confidence and context.

  • Covering the Affordable Care Act

    Self-Directed Course

    Develop news coverage to help people get the information they need and guide them through the changing healthcare landscape.

  • Covering Water Quality: What You Need to Know

    Self-Directed Course

    Understand the complex environmental issues and find resources to tell compelling stories.

  • Deadly Force: Using Data to Report Accurately on Community Policing

    Self-Directed Course

    Using police-community relations as a starting point, learn how to use data and solid reporting to turn a hunch or an odd detail into a groundbreaking story.

  • Dealing With Difficult Conversations

    Self-Directed Course

    From preparation to follow up, explore how you can conduct tough conversations with confidence.

  • Develop a Mobile Strategy for Your Organization

    Self-Directed Course

    Learn how to identify key mobile strategies and map implementation plans for your specific organization. Learn about the rapid influence of mobile.

  • Developing a Successful Journalistic Blog

    Self-Directed Course

    Explore the five key elements of successful blogs, some of the legal and ethical questions you're likely to wrestle with as you go along, plus the nitty-gritty of blogging technique.

  • Entrepreneurial Journalism Certificate Program

    Certificate Program

    A certificate in "Entrepreneurial Journalism" shows that you have a solid foundation in the principles and key concepts of entrepreneurial journalism.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • Becoming an Entrepreneurial Journalist: From Idea to Implementation: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Becoming an Entrepreneurial Journalist: From Idea to Implementation" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Entrepreneurial Journalism: Running the Business: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Entrepreneurial Journalism: Running the Business" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Entrepreneurial Journalism: Revenue and Marketing: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course, "Entrepreneurial Journalism: Revenue and Marketing" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Journalism Entrepreneurs: Planning and Making Money from Events: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course, "Journalism Entrepreneurs: Planning and Making Money From Events" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Innovation at Work: Helping New Ideas Succeed: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Innovation at Work: Helping New Ideas Succeed" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Six Traits of Successful Entrepreneurial Journalists: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course, "Six Traits of Successful Entrepreneurial Journalists" at Poynter's NewsU.

  • Entrepreneurial Journalism: Revenue and Marketing

    Self-Directed Course

    Explore business strategies and build a money-making plan for your new news site.