Banner image: The headquarters of the Internet Research Agency, a troll farm, in St. Petersburg | Credit: VOA

In politics and pandemics, Russian trolls use fear, anger to drive clicks

March 26, 2020

“We found that fear and anger appeals work really well in getting people to engage,” said lead author Chris Vargo, an assistant professor of Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design.

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PRSSA students urge peers to #FlattenTheCurve

March 20, 2020

Anna Ritz, president of CU’s Public Relations Student Society of America chapter, shared a picture of herself with her elderly grandfather. “I may not show symptoms or get sick,” she wrote, “but that doesn't mean he won't get sick.”

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Academic Skills Pop-Ups

Have a course alert? Don't panic, try something new! Stop by our upcoming advising pop-ups on March 5 or 19 to learn more.

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What to look for in this year’s Super Bowl ads

Jan. 31, 2020

This year’s Super Bowl ads cost a whopping $5.6 million per 30-second spot. Kelty Logan, associate professor of advertising in the College of Media, Communication and Information (CMCI), says these are the key trends to look out for.

Art of Science Communication: Branding Climate Change Film Festival

APRD students turn science into art

Jan. 2, 2020

Students from CU’s The Art of Science Communication class used strategic elements of advertising and public relations to inspire positive change through compelling, impactful and informative films.

Harsha and daughter

Unboxing videos fueling kids' tantrums, breeding consumerism

Dec. 4, 2019

According to new University of Colorado Boulder research, the “unboxing videos” children are watching on their smartphones or tablets today may be parents’ new nemesis.

Faculty Now: Fall 2019

Nov. 14, 2019

Faculty updates

Homecoming

Homecoming 2019

Nov. 7, 2019

On Friday, Nov. 8, we’ll look back to tradition and forward to the future of media, communication and information. Tour the Media Archaeology Lab and Immersive Media Lab during the day, or join us for our Homecoming Happy Hour! You must RSVP for the reception by 3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 8.

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CU Boulder faculty and students tackle trending topics at AEJMC

Aug. 7, 2019

Twenty College of Media, Communication and Information faculty and graduate students are presenting 15 peer-reviewed research papers at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference in Toronto today through Saturday, Aug. 10.

Fisher

Class of 2019: Fisher made most of complete CU experience

May 9, 2019

Fisher, of course, is known to Colorado football fans as a four-year member of the Buffs who played a key role in CU's run to the 2016 Pac-12 South championship, and was a two-year starter and a senior team captain.

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