#StayHomeColorado

#StayHomeColorado

April 3, 2020

Led by Director of Consumer Insights and CMCI alumna Camille Heinrich Ziccardi (Jour’06), a team at the advertising agency Karsh Hagan launched the hashtag #StayHomeColorado campaign earlier this week.

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.

Students with grandparents

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.”

Stephanie Quon sits at her desk in the CMCI Advising Office. Credit: Hannah Prince/CU Boulder

Stephanie Quon: From undergraduate to academic advisor

March 5, 2020

Stephanie Quon (Comm'17), who is an academic advisor at the College of Media, Communication and Information, focuses on creating high-quality interpersonal relationships with her students.

Casey Fiesler in her office.

Fanfiction Rising

Feb. 25, 2020

How the once-obscure literary genre is giving voice to the voiceless and inspiring a new, more diverse generation of computer scientists.

Nathan at KGNU

Nathan Schneider: Seeding scholarship across popular and academic writing

Feb. 5, 2020

Schneider is an assistant professor of media studies in the College of Media, Communication and Information and a journalist who writes about religion, technology and democracy.

Sports doodles

From CMCI Now: More Than a Game

Feb. 3, 2020

“The highlights of my career have been when events I’ve produced—and intimately been involved in—have united people and a region, more than the game itself,” says ESPN's Vice President of Production Jay Rothman (Jour’84).

Solar Arcade

Fiske exhibits let you visit the sun without burning your feet

Jan. 31, 2020

CMCI PhD student Minso Kim was the designer and project manager for the second of those exhibits, an installation dubbed the Solar Arcade. She wanted her project to dive into the strange behavior of the sun’s contorting magnetic fields.

Boats on the water

What’s Hollywood’s dirtiest secret? Its environmental toll

Jan. 28, 2020

With the Academy Awards around the corner, moviegoers and critics are busy scrutinizing the costumes, sets and performances of this year’s cinematic stand-outs. When film scholar Hunter Vaughan watches a movie, he considers something else: How big of a toll did it take on the environment?

Ashley Hopko (Jour’19) and Tessa Diestel (Jour’18)

From CMCI Now: Hate in America

Jan. 21, 2020

As students in the Carnegie-Knight News21 fellowship program, Tessa Diestel (Jour'18) and Ashley Hopko (Jour'19) traveled the country investigating intolerance, racism and hate crimes. Their project, Hate in America, won the 2018 Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Digital Reporting.

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