New Journal Will Pioneer Use of Multimedia in Scholarly Publications

Nov. 20, 2015

Christian Hammons, an instructor in CU-Boulder’s departments of Critical Media Practices and Anthropology, has received a grant to design and launch a new peer-reviewed, open-access journal called Mimesis: The Journal of Documentary and Ethnographic Media . The journal will be ground-breaking in its use of multimedia. “Many academic journals include online photo or video supplements to written articles,” Hammons explained, “but in Mimesis , they will be integrated and inseparable. The text will not work without the media and vice versa.” The grant to launch Mimesis was awarded by the University of Colorado President’s Fund for the Humanities, which awards... Read more »
Two Journalism Professors Contribute Tips for Covering Trump

Nov. 20, 2015

A new article offering advice to journalists covering Donald Trump’s high-profile presidential campaign includes insights from two professors in the College of Media, Communication and Information. Journalism professors Elizabeth Skewes and Paul Voakes were interviewed for an article by Michael Wagner at the Center for Journalism Ethics at the University of Wisconsin. Skewes, an expert in news practices, emphasized the need for reporters to interview outside experts when reporting on a candidate’s policy proposals. “The best way to cover Trump is by not talking to Trump,” she explained. “Talk to people who know him better, people who work with him... Read more »
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Savannah Sellers (Jour’13) shares Emmy for reporting on heroin addiction

Oct. 5, 2015

Savannah Sellers, a recent CU journalism graduate, took home an Emmy from the 36th Annual News & Documentary Awards as part of an NBC News team. Sellers, working as a producer for NBC Nightly News , helped to arrange interviews of individuals struggling with heroin addiction for the Emmy-winning story, entitled “Hooked, Heroin in America.” “I haven’t had a baby…this must be what it feels like!” Sellers said in reaction to the Emmy win. During her time as a student at CU, Sellers served as a producer and reporter for the biweekly NewsTeam Boulder student broadcast. After her graduation in... Read more »
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Students, Faculty Gather to Celebrate New College

Oct. 2, 2015

"All of us are about to embark something new," said Lori Bergen, founding dean of the College of Media, Communication and Information. "Quite frankly, what we're doing here is nothing short of revolutionary." Bergen was addressing a crowd of more than 300 students and faculty members gathered to celebrate CU’s first new college in 53 years. The kick-off event, hosted Sept. 21 in the Byron R. White Stadium Club, featured speakers, a video welcoming students to CMCI and a student-faculty reception. While the College officially opened its doors in July, the event gave students an opportunity to hear directly from... Read more »
Faculty sought for multiple CMCI departments

Oct. 2, 2015

CMCI's Departments in Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design; Communication; Critical Media Practices; Information Science; and Journalism are hiring!Read more »
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Associate Professor Cindy White named to CMCI leadership team

Sept. 16, 2015

Founding Dean Lori Bergen of the College of Media, Communication and Information (CMCI) Wednesday announced the appointment of Associate Professor Cindy White as associate dean for undergraduate curriculum and programs.Read more »
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"Be brave, be bold, be grateful, be kind," Facebook marketing exec tells grads

June 8, 2015

Alumni Kelly Graziadei, Facebook's director of global marketing solutions, spoke candidly to graduates about embracing their fears to accomplish their dreams.Read more »
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Department of Information Science welcomes faculty

June 2, 2015

The College of Media, Communication and Information at the University of Colorado Boulder is proud to introduce its newest department, the Department of Information Science, and to announce the appointment of six founding faculty members who will begin at CU-Boulder in fall 2015: Jed Brubaker, Casey Fiesler, Michael J. Paul, Danielle Albers Szafir, Amy Voida and Stephen Voida.Read more »
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CU-Boulder students lauded with six awards at international advertising competition

May 6, 2015

Fourteen University of Colorado Boulder students had a wildly successful evening Tuesday in New York City, winning six awards in a top international advertising contest, the most collected by any public U.S. university at the event.Read more »
CU Independent, CU News Corps receive top honors

April 27, 2015

This weekend at the Society of Professional Journalists​ Region 9 Conference, the CU Independent received five awards. Four of them were top honors and will also compete for the national award in their respective categories, which will be announced in May. 2015 SPJ Mark of Excellence Region 9 Awards Here are the awards that the CU Independent received. Winner, Best Digital-Only Student Publication CU Independent Staff Winner, Online Opinion & Commentary Ellis Arnold, CU Independent For "The view on Ferguson, Mike Brown and America" Winner, Radio Feature Patrick Fort, CU Independent "Colorado Stories, Episode 4: CU at night" Winner, Online... Read more »
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