The New York Times Style Magazine: “These Literary Memoirs Take a Different Tack”

Sept. 26, 2022

Featuring Megan O’ Grady (Journalism)

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Mimesis Documentary Festival Returns to Boulder

July 28, 2022

The third annual Mimesis Documentary Festival will be held in Boulder from Tuesday, Aug. 2, to Sunday, Aug. 7. The festival, which is open to the public and University of Colorado Boulder community, is hosted by the College of Media, Communication and Information’s Center for Documentary and Ethnographic Media (CDEM).

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Assistant Professor Danielle Hodge builds bridges through anti-Black racism course

June 24, 2022

During the racial reckoning that rose in 2020, Assistant Professor Danielle Hodge launched a new course, Race, Anti-Black Racism and Communication. Two years later, her work continues to bridge disciplines and change the lives of students.

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Meet Ralph Crosman, CU’s first head of journalism

April 14, 2022

In 1922, Ralph L. Crosman became the first head of the newly formed Department of Journalism at the University of Colorado. In a career marked by innovation and leadership, Crosman was an advocate for students and for improving journalism education.

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Millions are turning to TikTok for the latest on Ukraine, but can the platform be trusted?

March 22, 2022

As the crisis in Ukraine continues, TikTok has become a primary outlet for spreading information, causing some to refer to the conflict as TikTok's first war. Casey Fiesler, an assistant professor of information science, discusses the role TikTok is playing in the Ukraine crisis.

Elle: “Inside the Peloverse”

March 16, 2022

Featuring Casey Fiesler (Information Science)

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CMCI faculty member documents community rebuilding after 2021 King Soopers shooting

March 14, 2022

Professor Ross Taylor turns a lens toward healing as the Boulder community recovers from last spring’s tragedy.

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After 100 years, university recognized a pioneer

March 8, 2022

Women’s history snapshot: Lucile Berkeley Buchanan graduated in 1918 but wasn’t allowed to walk across the stage with other graduates because she was Black. History overlooked Lucile Berkeley Buchanan, the first African American woman to graduate from the University of Colorado. A dogged CU journalist brought her back to the fore. Tipped off by a newspaper story, Polly McLean, a CU Boulder associate professor of media studies, spent years exhuming Buchanan’s story and, finally, correcting history.

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CMCI researchers dive into ‘dual experience’ of LGBTQ users on TikTok

Feb. 21, 2022

In a study published in January, researchers Ellen Simpson and Bryan Semaan, both with the College of Media, Communication and Information, analyzed how people who identify as LGBTQ adopted and experienced TikTok. They found that, while the participants enjoyed some aspects of the platform, they never quite felt at home using it.

Michigan State doctoral candidate Kate Dibiasky (Jennifer Lawrence) and astronomy Professor Randall Mindy (Leonardo DiCaprio) discover that a “planet killer”-sized comet is headed toward Earth in the film Don't Look Up. (Credit: Netflix)

How ‘Don’t Look Up’ plays with the portrayal of science in popular culture

Jan. 12, 2022

Adam McKay's new movie uses science fiction and comedy to explore elements of our current society—but it's not alone. Could we be in a new golden age of sci-fi entertainment? CU Boulder Today spoke with CMCI's Rick Stevens to find out.

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