• Advertising Revenue Boosters

    Seminar Snapshot

    This replay is one of five in the Poynter Conference Broadcast series, "A Post-Recession Advertising Strategy: Where Will the Money Go."

  • API-Poynter Digital Storytelling Summit

    Seminar Snapshot

    Students will learn key skill sets to navigate the digital media environment, expand networking opportunities and share ideas

  • 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
  • Balancing Community Journalism and Citizen Participation

    Seminar Snapshot

    Key findings about generating and managing user content on newspaper websites.

  • 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
  • Brainstorming Great Ideas: Editors' Boot Camp

    Seminar Snapshot

    How to brainstorm for breaking news, ongoing stories and enterprise, plus six keys to brainstorming.

  • 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
  • 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
  • Census Coverage: Going Deep with Demographic and Economic Data

    Seminar Snapshot

    Let the experts show you how you can find great stories in the wealth of data collected by the Census Bureau.

  • 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
  • Changing Consumer Attitudes

    Seminar Snapshot

    This replay is one of five in the Poynter Conference Broadcast series, "A Post-Recession Advertising Strategy: Where Will the Money Go."

  • Cleaning Up "Messy" Data: Data Analysis for Journalists

    Seminar Snapshot

    Get the tools to tell powerful stories enriched by or driven by data. Learn how to clean up data in this Seminar Snapshot.

  • Coaching Writers: Editors' Boot Camp

    Seminar Snapshot

    Learn strategies, techniques and questions that can help you coach writers to produce stories that are clear, focused, powerful and compelling.

  • Collaboration With Users

    Seminar Snapshot

    Explore the mechanics of crowdsourcing and techniques for building your information network.

  • Connect with Communities Using Government Documents

    Seminar Snapshot

    Steve Suo, editor of Nozzl Media, talks about the streaming news feeds his company customizes for news organizations.

  • Covering Child Sex Abuse: Lessons from the Sandusky Story

    Seminar Snapshot

    Pulitzer Prize winner Sara Ganim describes how she approached her reporting of the Penn State scandal involving former football coach Jerry Sandusky.

  • Covering Difficult Stories Solo

    Seminar Snapshot

    Telling stories and staying safe as a one-man-band journalist covering stories about people in difficult situations.

  • Covering Foster Care

    Seminar Snapshot

    Avoid common misconceptions andquick-fix stories about foster care and get tools to put stories in context.

  • Covering War at Home

    Seminar Snapshot

    Strategies for telling the stories of soldiers, their families and citizens on the home front.

  • Data Visualization - Google Fusion Tables to Tableau

    Seminar Snapshot

    Get the tools to tell powerful stories enriched by or driven by data. Learn the basics of Data Visualization - from Google Fusion Tables to Tableau

  • Developing Sources: Reporters' Boot Camp

    Seminar Snapshot

    Learn to build relationships with the people in your community or when you're out on assignment as a reporter.

  • E-Commerce Strategies: Deals Malls and Targeted Segments

    Seminar Snapshot

    In this Seminar Snapshot you will lean how to increase revenues by moving from daily deals to a deals mall and targeted segmentation.

  • E-Commerce Strategies: Digital Agency, Local Search, Local Interactives

    Seminar Snapshot

    Learn how increasing the scope of your digital advertising and marketing services from a simple business directory to full-service local search and interactives impacts digital-only revenue.

  • E-Commerce Strategies: Transforming Classified Car Ads

    Seminar Snapshot

    In this Seminar Snapshot, learn the value of user-focused marketplace advertising and e-commerce models for generating online ad revenue.

  • 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.

  • Face-to-Face: "Testing Grounds"

    Seminar Snapshot

    Reporters Kris Hundley and Kathleen Flynn discuss their experience in producing "Testing Grounds," an award-winning story about drug testing in India.

  • Face-to-Face: Country at a Crossroads

    Seminar Snapshot

    Louisa Lim, NPR’s Beijing correspondent, spoke to us just days before China’s government announced its new leadership.

  • Face-to-Face: Human Rights Reporting in Morocco

    Seminar Snapshot

    Aida Alami and Mary Stucky discuss human rights reporting for international news outlets from abroad.

  • Face-to-Face: Lessons of an International Backpack Journalist

    Seminar Snapshot

    Learn how a backpack journalist survives and reports in such places as Haiti, Juarez Mexico and East Africa.

  • Face-to-Face: Nuclear Security in the Middle East

    Seminar Snapshot

    Former embedded war reporter covers Mideast nuclear security issues.

  • Face-to-Face: Reporting Amid Danger

    Seminar Snapshot

    In this session, Osman discusses his story about Somali Olympic athletes training on the “road of death”; the story of rape in refugee camps; and the story about young British-Somalis returning to Somalia.

  • Face-to-Face: Reporting from a Rain Forest

    Seminar Snapshot

    Fung discusses her news consumption habits and shares what she wishes she had known early in her journalism career.

  • Face-to-Face: Reporting on Revolution

    Seminar Snapshot

    See Egypt through the eyes of independent journalist Sharif Abdel Kouddous.

  • Face-to-Face: Reporting on the Border

    Seminar Snapshot

    Learn how one reporter on the borderland beat covers drug trafficking and immigration.

  • Face-to-Face: Reports From Gaza and The West Bank

    Seminar Snapshot

    Learn methods on how to report from the West Bank or Gaza Strip from a veteran journalist.

  • Face-to-Face: Undercover in Bahrain

    Seminar Snapshot

    Mae Ying Welsh discusses how she produced the award-winning documentary "Bahrain: Shouting in the Dark"

  • Finding the Heart of the Story

    Seminar Snapshot

    Learn essential writing techniques to produce compelling, sharply focused stories with strong underlying themes.