Grant Lead: 2 Free Trainings for Reporters in 2012

Robert McCormick PoynterMark your calendars for these free training workshops for reporters on important topics you and your news organizations are covering now.  Travel and tuition are paid for by a grant from The McCormick Foundation.  Apply now for these workshops:

Covering globalization at the local level — beyond the G8/NATO summits. Hosted by DePaul University in Chicago and organized by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and The Poynter Institute.  Workshop March 19-21. Details and an application at to apply is Feb. 29.

Investigating Super PACs — following the money. Hosted by the Sunlight Foundation, which plans a workshop April 21-22 in Washington, D.C.  Details and an application at to apply is March 11.