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  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
July 5, 2022 at 10:00 AM

What is the current national COVID-19 response plan?

Poynter Plus, an official warns about 'significant transmission ahead, Justice Clarence Thomas’ mention of aborted fetal cells and vaccines, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   What exactly is the current na…
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
July 1, 2022 at 10:00 AM

Elmo encourages young children to get vaxxed; Ted Cruz attacks

Poynter Plus, a look at multi-millionaire college presidents' salaries, why we might be moving to one universal smartphone charger, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Elmo encourages young children to get v…
  The Poynter Institute · [email protected]
June 30, 2022 at 12:00 PM

Your guide to grasping the complexities of abortion in America

Poynter Helping you meet this moment with news you can trust  Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Your support of quality journalism strengthens democracy. It’s evident in Poynter’s ability to raise the standards of a …
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
June 30, 2022 at 11:31 AM

More fallout and media reaction from this week’s hearings

Poynter There has been no shortage of opinions since Cassidy Hutchinson’s powerful testimony. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Good morning. A quick note: There will be no Poynter Reporter on Friday or Monday as w…
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
June 30, 2022 at 10:00 AM

The whole world is unhappier

Poynter Plus, how the Supreme Court abortion ruling might affect in vitro fertilization, new at-home COVID tests for people with visual impairments, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   The whole world is unh…
  Kristen Hare | Poynter · [email protected]
June 29, 2022 at 12:29 PM

Pay your interns and other necessary tips.

Poynter 18 tips, from recruitment to staying in touch Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Former Texas Tribune reporting fellow Carlos Anchondo interviews Ronnie Hamrick for a story about a civil suit against Formos…
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
June 29, 2022 at 11:30 AM

OK, 'explosive' is right this time

Poynter The media sometimes uses strong words to describe events that don’t deserve them. Cassidy Hutchinson’s testimony deserves them. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   This time it’s true — the Jan. 6 testimony r…
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
June 29, 2022 at 10:00 AM

Will vasectomies and tubal ligations rise post-Supreme Court ruling?

Poynter Plus, why some drugstores are limiting sales of Plan B pills, companies worry about controversial abortion conversations at work, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Will vasectomies and tubal ligati…
  The Poynter Institute · [email protected]
June 28, 2022 at 1:43 PM

Navigate abortion access with nuance and context

Poynter Resources and training to prepare you for this moment in democracy and public discourse Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   As abortion access continues to lead the news, Poynter is here to help journalists na…
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
June 28, 2022 at 11:30 AM

MSNBC’s replacement for Rachel Maddow is ...

Poynter She hosted a daytime program on MSNBC for several years and also did stints at Showtime and CBS News. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Who is Alex Wagner, MSNBC’s permanent replacement for Rachel Maddow? …
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
June 28, 2022 at 10:00 AM

FDA experts consider reformulated COVID-19 boosters today

Poynter Plus, half of America should be wearing masks indoors, a fourth of Americans do not get enough sleep, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   FDA experts consider reformulated COVID-19 boosters today …
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
June 27, 2022 at 11:30 AM

Media reaction to Roe v. Wade’s overturn

Poynter While we’ve known for several weeks that Friday’s news was coming, it still felt … stunning. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   From Politico’s scoop to America’s reality: Media reaction to Roe v. Wade’s ove…
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
June 27, 2022 at 9:59 AM

Does the Supreme Court ruling ban FDA-approved abortion pills?

Poynter Plus, 80 district attorneys say they will not enforce abortion bans, the possibility that we are underreacting to monkeypox, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Does the Supreme Court ruling ban FDA-…
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
June 24, 2022 at 11:30 AM

Notable and interesting journalism for your weekend

Poynter 22 don’t-miss pieces of journalism — about the Supreme Court, gun laws, iconic films and more — to read and watch this weekend Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   A special Poynter Report: Notable and interes…
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
June 24, 2022 at 10:00 AM

What the Supreme Court ruling on carrying guns means

Poynter Plus, why some want to move polling places out of schools, most county health officials are not prepared for 9-8-8's rollout, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   What the Supreme Court ruling on carr…
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
June 23, 2022 at 11:30 AM

Supreme Court moves closer to a Roe v. Wade ruling

Poynter A ruling could come at any moment, but a stacked Supreme Court docket makes it difficult to predict a date. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   The Supreme Court moves closer to ruling on Roe v. Wade …
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
June 23, 2022 at 10:00 AM

Why is gasoline more expensive in some places?

Poynter Plus, what other countries pay for gasoline, European countries ban green and blue pigments for tattoos, why your tax refund is missing, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Why is gasoline more expen…
  Kristen Hare | Poynter · [email protected]
June 22, 2022 at 4:23 PM

Build back better

Poynter Check out these three newish alt weeklies   Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   This edition of Willamette Week is from 2018.  A few years ago, I was invited to speak at a conference for alt-weeklies in P…
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
June 22, 2022 at 11:30 AM

The media pushes for answers in Uvalde

Poynter The families of the victims and members of the community deserve answers. And authorities must be held accountable. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   The media continues to push for answers in the Uvalde sc…
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
June 22, 2022 at 10:00 AM

Biden faces a long fight on nicotine level cut

Poynter Plus, Big Tobacco still wields considerable political power, the possibilities of a federal gas tax pause and student loan forgiveness, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Expect a long fight over Bi…
  The Poynter Institute · [email protected]
June 21, 2022 at 2:01 PM

Address misinformation on a global scale

Poynter ...and at home! We've got virtual tickets to Global Fact 9 and lots of free training to help you center facts ahead of the U.S. midterms Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   According to the latest count, there…
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
June 21, 2022 at 11:30 AM

A disturbing political ad sends a dangerous message

Poynter Why would Eric Greitens, a Republican with a troubling past running for Senate in Missouri, run an ad like this?  Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Banned by Facebook and flagged by Twitter, a disturbing po…
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
June 21, 2022 at 10:00 AM

The drought map is ugly, but not hopeless

Poynter Plus, 2022 offers a ‘wildfire year’ and not just a season, a summer of Lyme disease as cases grow, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   The drought map is ugly, but not hopeless A formerly su…
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
June 20, 2022 at 11:30 AM

The Jan. 6 hearings: What happens next?

Poynter Will Trump be prosecuted for his role? Will his potential 2024 aspirations be ruined by these hearings? Or might they actually be emboldened? Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   The Jan. 6 hearings: What happ…
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
June 20, 2022 at 10:00 AM

$5 gasoline has not slowed RV sales

Poynter Plus, new CDC data suggests there was no increase in pediatric hepatitis cases, how COVID-19 destroyed school music programs, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   $5 gasoline has not slowed RV sales …
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
June 17, 2022 at 11:30 AM

Important journalism to consume this weekend

Poynter 18 links to vital journalism for your weekend reading list Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Important journalism to consume this weekend Good Friday morning. For today’s newsletter, I offer up some notewor…
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
June 17, 2022 at 9:59 AM

100 million Americans carry medical debt

Poynter Plus, mortgage rates in perspective, a storm closed Abbott's infant formula plant (again), how a city cut homelessness in half, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   100 million Americans carry medical…
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
June 16, 2022 at 11:30 AM

The new NYT boss weighs in on Twitter

Poynter New executive editor Joe Kahn sees the value of the platform for journalists, but weighs in on when it can become problematic. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   The new boss at The New York Times weighs in …
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
June 16, 2022 at 9:59 AM

The US saw 930,160 abortions in 2020, reversing a 30-year decline

Poynter Plus, half of Americans say the country is in a moral decline, day care and babysitting costs are rapidly rising, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   The US saw 930,160 abortions in 2020, reversing a…
  The Poynter Institute · [email protected]
June 15, 2022 at 3:00 PM

You’re invited to the world’s largest fact-checking summit ✅

Poynter GlobalFact 9 is coming to you live from Norway next week Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Dear ,  As someone who supports quality journalism, you’re invited to join Poynter’s International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) …
  Kristen Hare | Poynter · [email protected]
June 15, 2022 at 12:29 PM

If not editorials, then what?

Poynter What role should local newsrooms play in the discourse? Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Image via Shutterstock Editorial pages are one of those things, like phone calls, that mean something different …
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
June 15, 2022 at 11:29 AM

News organizations have a social media problem

Poynter News outlets shouldn’t be shocked when social media dustups happen. But they often seem clueless on how to handle them. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   News organizations have a social media problem …
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
June 15, 2022 at 10:00 AM

CDC lists most of the world as ‘high risk’ for COVID

Poynter Plus, how today’s Fed vote will affect you, why paying workers not to take sick time may be bad for public health, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   CDC lists most of the world as ‘high risk’ for C…
  The Poynter Institute · [email protected]
June 14, 2022 at 2:00 PM

How to cover the gun debate

Poynter There's still time to enroll in today's webinar! Plus, a shout-out to those shaping the future of journalism  Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   On Friday, June 10, journalism student Nataly Joseph w…
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
June 14, 2022 at 11:30 AM

Jan. 6 hearings: How Fox News set off Trump

Poynter Not only was Fox News way ahead of everybody on calling Arizona for Biden, but it was … well, Fox News. In Trump’s mind, it was his network. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Jan. 6 hearings show how Fox Ne…
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
June 14, 2022 at 11:29 AM

It’s official: Wall Street is in a ‘bear market.’

Poynter And the Fed may shock the economy with a bigger interest rate increase. Plus, Supreme Court rules no bail required for jailed immigrants, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   It’s official: Wall Stree…
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
June 13, 2022 at 11:32 AM

Jan. 6 hearings continue today. Here’s why you should watch.

Poynter It’s still stunning to think about what these hearings are about.  Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Jan. 6 hearings continue today. Here’s why you should watch. Vice Chair Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., righ…
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
June 13, 2022 at 10:00 AM

Why is it illegal to sell gasoline ‘too cheap?’

Poynter Plus, gas station clerks get an earful about prices, a look at airline ticket inflation, some of the hottest inflation categories in May, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Why is it illegal to sell…
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
June 10, 2022 at 10:00 AM

Fill ‘er half up: AAA hears more ‘I’m out of gas’ calls

Poynter Plus, people expect inflation to get worse and have adjusted spending, a heat wave will drive up June electric bills this weekend, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Fill ‘er half up: AAA hears more…
  International Fact-Checking Network · [email protected]
June 9, 2022 at 1:29 PM

A Turkish law could make it a crime to spread 'fake news'

Poynter Prison time isn't off the table. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Turkish ‘disinformation law’ will make it a crime to spread 'fake news' Parliament applauds Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan before hi…
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
June 9, 2022 at 11:30 AM

Inside the drama at The Washington Post

Poynter The controversy currently swirling around The Washington Post doesn’t go back days. It goes back years. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Good morning. Today, a special edition of The Poynter Report, which …
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
June 9, 2022 at 10:00 AM

Moderna announces booster that may offer a year of protection

Poynter Plus, COVID was the leading cause of police officer deaths in 2020, big apartment companies’ net incomes soar, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Moderna announces a booster that may offer a full ye…
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
June 8, 2022 at 11:30 AM

Fox News’ disappointing plans for Jan. 6 hearing coverage

Poynter Shouldn’t a network that has ‘news’ in its title cover this newsworthy event? Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Fox News’ plans for Jan. 6 hearing coverage are disappointing, but not surprising Fox…
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
June 8, 2022 at 10:00 AM

‘Not much more to be done’ about gas prices, commerce secretary says

Poynter Plus, monkeypox is not nearly as bad as COVID, Boy Scouts are selling off camps to pay for lawsuit settlements, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   ‘Not much more to be done’ about gas prices, commer…
  The Poynter Institute · [email protected]
June 7, 2022 at 1:30 PM

Remember, journalists, to take care of yourselves

Poynter Poynter is growing. Will you join our team? Plus applications open for The Power of Diverse Voices workshop. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   It’s been a heavy couple of weeks. I hope you’re able to t…
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
June 7, 2022 at 11:29 AM

Is it OK for police to pose as journalists?

Poynter A police officer in Troy, New York, masqueraded as a local TV cameraman to defuse a hostage situation. It worked. But not without harm. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Is it OK for police to pose as journ…
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
June 7, 2022 at 10:00 AM

The work-from-home backlash grows

Poynter Plus, why gyms are potential COVID hot spots, dogs are very good at detecting the virus, the idea of drones with tasers for schools, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   The work-from-home backlash gr…
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
June 6, 2022 at 11:30 AM

The Jan. 6 hearings start this week. Will they matter?

Poynter The hearings will be televised in prime time. Many will either ignore them, downplay them or try to twist them for their own political gain. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   The Jan. 6 hearings start this …
  Al Tompkins | Poynter · [email protected]
June 6, 2022 at 9:59 AM

The cost of being shot by a gun

Poynter Plus, AR-15s are flying off the shelves after Biden's gun control speech, electric rates spike just in time for summer, and more. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   The cost of being shot by a gun In…
  Tom Jones | Poynter · [email protected]
June 3, 2022 at 11:30 AM

CNN’s broken ‘breaking news’

Poynter New CNN boss Chris Licht says the network is cutting back on the “Breaking News” banner that runs far too often. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   CNN’s broken ‘breaking news’ (AP Photo/Ron Harris)…