Journal Register Company is putting a new spin on newsroom digital training for editorial employees of its Connecticut properties.

Those employees can now go to Digital Ninja School, a martial arts-themed training program. The program covers five areas that are essential for anyone working in the newsroom of 2012: digital publishing, social media, blogging, video and data journalism. Completing each category gets you a new “belt” — right up to completing all categories, when you get a digital ninja black belt. Read more