Poynter Fellowship in Journalism

Programming for the Poynter Fellowship in Journalism will continue to adhere to the COVID-19-related university guidelines and policies outlined on the COVID-19 site. Poynter events may be in-person, virtual, or hybrid per the host and fellow’s preferences.

For in-person or hybrid events, hosts must carefully review and comply with the Visitors Policy and Events, Gatherings & Meetings Policy. Per the updated Visitor Policy, effective August 15, 2022, all visitors must be up to date with their COVID-19 vaccines as defined by the CDC. These policies may evolve throughout the year, so we encourage you to check these pages frequently and consult your department’s Health and Safety Leader with any specific policy questions.

As state and university policies change, we will reevaluate our programming guidelines and update the site and hosts accordingly.

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Upcoming Events

All events are free and open to the public.

Reporter, ProPublica
March 31, 2023 - 1:00pm
Journalism 10 Years Out from Yale
WLH 209 See map
100 Wall St.
April 2, 2023 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm
A Celebration of The New Journal
Branford College Common Room See map
74 High St.

To celebrate the New Journal’s newest honor–named America’s “Best Student Magazine” this past June by the Society of Professional Journalists–all are invited to a series of panels discussing strategies for creating the best journalism, in any publication and anywhere: the campus, the nation, and the world.  New Journal grads speaking at these panels will be here (in person) from Atlantic, Bloomberg, CBS, Economist, Foreign Affairs, Harper’s, Mississippi Today, New York Times, New Yorker, NPR, Paris Review, Pro Publica, Report for America, Science, Washington Post, and more. Details at New Journal website.

Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

Cultural critic, Freelance Journalist, Author and Novelist
April 5, 2023 - 4:00pm
A Culture Critic Amidst the Culture Wars
Grace Hopper Head of College House See map
189 Elm St.
Critic, novelist, and educator
April 5, 2023 - 4:00pm
Reading in an Age of Crisis: A roundtable discussion with Garth Greenwell, Kathryn Lofton, and Emily Bernard
HQ 276 See map
320 York St.

Garth Greenwell, Kathryn Lofton, and Emily Bernard will discuss art, morality, and the ethics of readership— and their own quirks and habits as readers.

Moderated by Meghan O’Rourke.

April 6, 2023 - 5:00pm
A Reading with Garth Greenwell and Maggie Millner
HQ L02 See map
320 York St.

Novelist and critic Garth Greenwell and The Yale Review senior editor and poet Maggie Millner will read from their work and discuss writing about desire —and writing as desire.

Moderated by Meghan O’Rourke.

Staff Writer, Defector
April 6, 2023 - 5:45pm
Nature, Queerness, and The Radical Life of Sea Creatures: A Reading and Discussion
Kroon Hall, Burke Auditorium See map
195 Prospect St.

Please register here: https://cglink.me/2dA/r2076332

Former White House Press Secretary and TIME reporter
April 6, 2023 - 7:00pm
Journalist to Spokesperson with Jay Carney
WLH 201 See map
100 Wall St.

Co-sponsored by The Yale College Democrats, The Yale Journalism Initiative, The Politic

Music Critic, New Yorker; Former New York Times Music Critic
April 7, 2023 - 1:00pm
The Changing Landscape of Performing Arts Journalism
LC 209 See map
63 High St.

Co-sponsored by Yale Journalism Initiative and Department of Music

film director and producer
April 10, 2023 - 6:00pm
Southeast Asia Cinema Series | Screening and Discussion with Tan Pin Pin: Invisible City (2007, Singapore, 58 minutes )
Whitney Humanities Center Auditorium See map
53 Wall St.

Co-sponsored by Jackson School of Global Affairs and Council on Southeast Asia Studies

Emmy Award Winning Journalist and Univision Primetime Anchor
April 11, 2023 - 12:00pm
Reclaiming Ancestry and Confronting Race: A conversation with Professor Claudia Flores of Yale Law School
Kroon Hall, Burke Auditorium See map
195 Prospect St.
Co-sponsored by: Co-sponsored by DocComm; Black et al.; Latinx Law Students Association; School of the Environment, Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; School of Medicine, Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Department of Spanish and Portuguese; and The Creative Forum. 
China technology reporter, The Wall Street Journal
April 12, 2023 - 12:10pm
Technology in US-China Relations
Sterling Law Building, Room 129 See map
127 Wall St.

After decades of producing mutually beneficial research, U.S.-China scientific collaborations are declining under geopolitical strain. What does this trend mean for both countries and for the global system of scientific production? What is gained or lost in this decoupling?

Moderated by Yangyang Cheng, Research Scholar in Law and Fellow at Yale Law School’s Paul Tsai China Center

Sponsors: Paul Tsai China Center, Information Society Project, Jackson School of Global Affairs, and Yale Journalism Initiative

Troy Closson on Transitioning from the College Newsroom to the Professional Newsroom.
April 14, 2023 - 12:00pm
Troy Closson on Transitioning from the College Newsroom to the Professional Newsroom
LC 208 See map
63 High St.
Journalist, Writer, and Lecturer
April 27, 2023 - 1:30pm
A (Not So) New Global Blackness: Blackness in Africa and its Diaspora During the Digital Age
Yale Divinity School, RSV Room (S200) See map
Pulizter-Prize Winning Journalist, The New York Times
May 4, 2023 - 4:15pm
1st Annual Genomics & Society Seminar Series – A conversation with Amy Harmon
Yale Medical Historical Library See map
333 Cedar Ave.