Special Features



By Angela Fu

Lee has cut budgets, pushed out veterans and outsourced design and print production at a paper that had been spared the worst of the industry’s decline.

Published April 2023

By Mark Lieberman

Journalists view Twitter as a valuable platform for finding and sharing information, but many say they wish they used it less.

Published September 2020

By Mel Grau

It took nearly two years for these women to get a more robust parental leave policy. Here’s how they came together to fight for change.

Published February 2020

By Kristen Hare

This small Kansas town first lost local news in 2009. Now, the University of Kansas J-school is bringing it back.

Published November 2019

By Kristen Hare

Local journalists uncovered sex cult Nxivm years before Hollywood paid attention.

Published August 2019

By Poynter Staff

Fifty years ago, three Americans landed on the moon, an event broadcast live to the whole world. We explore the visuals and storytelling that bounced back to us earthlings, changing our views of science, journalism and possibilities for the future.

Published July 2019

By Mark I. Pinsky

Southern newspapers played a major role in racial violence. Do they owe their communities an apology?

Published May 2019

By Tom Jones

The Rocky Mountain News closed a decade ago as of February 2019. A look back at the death of an American publishing powerhouse and the city it left behind.

Published February 2019

By Kristen Hare

The news industry doesn’t look like it did a decade ago. Poynter interviewed 15 journalists from across the U.S. to hear their experiences during the last 10 years.

Published January 2019