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Reach your audience through these Poynter channels is a leading news website covering journalism and the news media. Our audience includes journalists and media leaders, journalism educators, students and citizens interested in the news. Let us create a package of run-of-site ads or newsletter sponsorships to get your message to these dedicated journalists, communicators and engaged citizens.

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Poynter, with its fact-checking unit PolitiFact, has multiple distinct newsletters that feature reporting, fact-checking, commentary and resources about the news media from our nonprofit newsrooms. Our targeted, engaged audience includes 250K+ journalists and media leaders, communications and technology professionals, journalism educators, students, fact-checkers and citizens interested in the news media. 

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Classified ads available for Weekly Training Digest
Shorter term, most affordable, community-focused
140-character max + link
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Sponsor – $$
Sponsored posts available for all Poynter and PolitiFact newsletters, except the Weekly Training Digest
One-week minimum for dailies; one-month minimum for weeklies. Subject to availability
Includes a headline eight words or less, image of 1020px wide (.jpg or .png), description of 70 words or less, call to action five words or less and hyperlink,​ plus your ​clickable logo​ at the bottom of the newsletter. Logo should be horizontal, high-resolution .png file
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Partner – $$$
Available for The Poynter Report, The Morning Meeting, Alma Matters and Open Tabs
6-month minimum investment, highest visibility
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Poynter is the home of the Pulitzer Prize-winning PolitiFact website and its newsletters (see above). The site had 5.7 million monthly pageviews and 3.6 million monthly users in 2021. Website ads are $6 CPM, available sizes 300×250, 320×50 and 300×600. Native advertising opportunities are also available. advertising options

Analytics and demographics (2021)
Users: 10.4 million in 2021, with a monthly average of 871,000
Location: U.S. 68%, Canada 5%, UK 4%. Other countries 3% or less
Gender: 54% male, 46% female
Age: Largest audience segment is 25-34
Pageviews: 15.7 million in 2021, with a monthly average of 1.3 million

ROS display ads

Advertising rates start at $5 per 1,000 impressions (CPM). ​Suggested buy: $500 for 100,000 impressions per week.
Ad sizes: Please provide 970×250 (a top performer), 320×50, 728×90, 300×250 (72 dpi). Please provide all sizes​ to reach both desktop and mobile. Ads must be JPGs, not PDFs.

Sponsored content

​Publish your article targeted to Poynter’s audience on ​​. Includes lead image, author profile, article with links and position on home page for 24 hours, findable by search and direct link for 12 months. Poynter’s marketing staff will consult with you to edit a story you write (here’s an example). Length: 500-800 words. The article will be labeled as sponsored content in a subhead, in keeping with our ethics and transparency policies. We will promote it with one post from Poynter’s Facebook account and two posts from Poynter’s Twitter account. $1,850

Sponsor Poynter teaching

By sponsoring a Poynter workshop or online course, your brand and message will reach an engaged, targeted audience. Poynter retains control over all teaching, per our ethics policy. Pricing varies based on benefits received — ask for details.

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