Poynter wins $768K grant to build mobile NewsU

The Knight Foundation announced on Tuesday that it’s giving The Poynter Institute $758,000 to rebuild News University, its online journalism education platform.

The grant will be used to create a new, mobile-friendly version of NewsU, which in 2015 saw an all-time enrollment peak of 102,000. The 11-year-old program, which was founded in 2005 with a $2.8 million grant from Knight, is the world’s largest online journalism learning platform. It has trained 370,000 people and offers 400 interactive courses with training in seven languages.

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