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CMCI Reflects on Black History Month 2022

Feb. 7, 2022

CMCI Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Lisa Flores reflects on the history of Blacks and African Americans in the United States—encapsulated in the song, “Lift Every Voice and Sing”—and urges us to bring that history forward both during, and beyond, Black History Month.

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Announcing the Fall 2021 Dean's List

Jan. 6, 2022

CMCI students who have completed at least 12 credit hours of CU Boulder course work for a letter grade in any single semester and achieve a term grade point average of 3.75 or better are included on the Dean’s List. They receive a notation on their transcript and a letter...

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Faculty Now: Fall 2021

Dec. 22, 2021

Updates from our all-star faculty of professors, researchers, producers and innovators for fall 2021.

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CMCI Now: Leading Forward

Dec. 22, 2021

Jess Clifton (Advert’03) is thriving in her digital advertising career. Always one to use innovation to solve a problem, Clifton realized young women needed female mentors in the field—so she came up with a solution.

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CMCI Now: We Are the Stories We Tell

Dec. 21, 2021

CMCI faculty Lisa Flores, Angie Chuang and Harsha Gangadharbatla remark on how stories—those we tell, pay for and reimagine—intersect with our identities and industries.

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CMCI Now: What's your story?

Personal brands are about building reputation, so how do you build yours online? Parisa Tashakori, a CMCI advertising, public relations and media design instructor, guides students through the process.

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CMCI Now: Read the Latest Issue

Dec. 20, 2021

From undergraduates to doctoral candidates, the college equips students with the knowledge and skills needed to produce, gather, archive, curate, analyze and evaluate the flood of information, messages, data, images, sounds and ideas that populate our complex and rapidly evolving global media landscape. Check out the newest edition of our award-winning magazine.

Strategic communication students Chase Willie, Ashley Schoenbauer, Laurette Selleck and Jordan Altergott (right to left) show off their awards with CU Denver student Ethan Lien (far left). The group of five won two bronze medals during the Denver One Show ceremony for their projects, "Dad Up" and "Duolingo Uncensored."

CMCI students win big at Denver One Show

Dec. 6, 2021

Six projects developed by 12 current and former strategic communication students earned awards at the Nov. 11 Denver One Show ceremony, recognized as some of the best work entered in this year’s competition.

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Jim Gray to receive George Norlin Award

Nov. 4, 2021

The George Norlin Award, which will be given to Gray Nov. 4, is the highest award bestowed by CU Boulder. It adds to Gray’s 12 Emmy awards he’s received throughout his career, recognizing his outstanding work and powerful interviews with sports icons like Tom Brady, Muhammad Ali, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Michael Jordan.

Image: A viral video produced by Deadspin in March 2018 showed reporters at Sinclair stations across the country reciting the same script about "fake news."

Media consolidation takes toll on local news but doesn’t necessarily bias coverage

Oct. 21, 2021

A new analysis of 350,000 news stories produced by conservative media giant Sinclair Broadcast Group finds when the company buys a station, local news definitely takes a hit. But it did not find any evidence, at scale, that coverage shifts toward a more conservative slant.

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