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  • Broadcasting Icon Tom Brokaw to be Honored with Poynter Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (March 31, 2016) – Legendary journalist and New York Times best-selling author Tom Brokaw will be awarded the 2016 Poynter Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism that serves democracy. Brokaw, best known as news anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News from 1982 to 2004, will be honored in an event in St. Petersburg, Florida on Dec. 9.

    The Poynter Institute has long been an invaluable resource for excellence in journalism as a result of its research, publications and seminars,” Brokaw said.

  • Poynter and National Association of Black Journalists Partner to Develop New Digital Leadership Program

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (March 29, 2016) – The Poynter Institute and the National Association of Black Journalists will partner to create a transformational leadership program for journalists of color working in digital media.

    This intensive, tuition-free program will address the unique issues journalists of color face on the path to leadership in digital journalism and technology organizations.

  • Poynter Institute’s International Fact-Checking Network and Duke Reporters’ Lab to Hold First Conference on Automated Fact-Checking

    “Tech & Check” is first conference to explore the promise, challenges of automated fact-checking

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (March 28, 2016) – Poynter’s International Fact-Checking Network and the Duke Reporters’ Lab will host “Tech & Check,” a landmark event on March 31-April 1 to explore ways technology can be used to make fact-checking faster and smarter.

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Storytelling Tip: Use Five Motivators to Engage Audiences

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