The Atlantic’s Hadjis becomes Poynter-Koch Media and Journalism fellow

Emma Williams, assistant audience and engagement editor at The Atlantic, is now a Poynter-Koch Media and Journalism fellow at Poynter Institute. Previously, Williams was an audience and engagement fellow at The Texas Tribune. She interned at KUT Public Media and Austin Monthly Magazine. Williams has a B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin, where […]

Dapo Olorunyomi of Premium Times named Poynter Institute’s first African fellow

Dapo Olorunyomi, the Premium Times publisher and founder of the Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development, has been named the first African Fellow of the Poynter Institute’s Media Transformation Challenge Fellowship. Olorunyomi will join 26 other leaders and senior media executives, including CNN’s Anika Palm, BBC’s Ravin Sampat, and Los Angeles Times’ Angel Jenning. Read […]

Poynter’s Tardáguila talks misinformation

“Misinformation is confusing. Disinformation is dark. Cris, and her mastery of Shine Theory, casts a clarifying light.” Cristina Tardáguila, associate director for the international fact-checking network at The Poynter Institute, talked with colleague Mel Grau she helps the international fact-checking community in the fight against mis- and disinformation. Below is an excerpt: Mel Grau: As […]

Poynter announces 2020-21 Poynter-Koch Media and Journalism fellows

The Poynter Institute has selected 57 emerging journalists for its second year of the Poynter-Koch Media and Journalism Fellowship program. This year’s group includes not only reporters, but also visual journalists, designers and opinion writers. During the year-long fellowship, fellows are placed as paid, full-time journalists at local news outlets, including The Dallas Morning News, […]