Mark 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 www.poynter.org/12sriglobal. Deadline 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 http://sunlightfoundation.com/training/sri/. Deadline to apply is March 11.