Hurricane on radar

CMCI Now: Keeping an eye on the hurricane

Sept. 10, 2018

Professor Leysia Palen and students are scouring through tweets from the 2017 hurricane season for a project designed to make forecast images easier to understand for those in harm’s way.

The 2018 Fellows

Five award-winning journalists named Center for Environmental Journalism Scripps fellows

Aug. 24, 2018

The new fellows include a CNN producer and nationally-known book authors and magazine journalists. Their work has appeared in such outlets as The Atlantic, National Geographic, The New York Times, Outside Magazine and more.

CMRC conference speaker photo

International conference on media and religion brings scholars from across the globe to Boulder

Aug. 6, 2018

International scholars on media, journalism, politics and religion from 32 countries are gathering at the University of Colorado Boulder August 8 -11 to explore the relationship between media, religion and public scholarship. The College of Media, Communication and Information ’s Center for Media, Religion and Culture (CMRC) will host the...

cover art for Danielle's story

SIGCHI Interactions: The good, the bad, and the biased—five ways visualizations can mislead (and how to fix them)

July 23, 2018

Featuring Information Science Assistant Professor Danielle Szafir

Photo of Casey by Cliff Grassmick, Daily Camera staff photographer

Daily Camera: CU Boulder researcher is campaigning to make Barbie better

July 23, 2018

Featuring Information Science Assistant Professor Casey Fiesler

Dr. Maxwell McCombs, Dr. Donald Shaw and Dr. David Weaver.

50 Years in Agenda Setting Research: Past and Future Perspectives Conference

July 18, 2018

To celebrate agenda setting’s important role in mass communication theory, CMCI invited junior and senior scholars alike to attend a three-day conference focused on past, present, and future applications. Honored guests included the three seminal theorists.

Megafire award

Kodas wins Colorado Book Award for Megafire

June 28, 2018

Author and Deputy Director of CU Boulder’s Center for Environmental Journalism, Michael Kodas, received the 2018 Colorado Book Award in general nonfiction for his book Megafire: The Race to Extinguish a Deadly Epidemic of Flame.

Denver Comic Con 2018

CMCI faculty, alumni and students head to Denver Comic Con

June 14, 2018

This year, CMCI participants will hold a roundtable discussion on action figures, a presentation on race and gender in the film Black Panther, a “dueling club” debate on the Harry Potter franchise and more.

Chuck Plunkett

CU Boulder hires Chuck Plunkett to direct CU News Corps program

May 31, 2018

Former Denver Post editorial page editor Chuck Plunkett will join the University of Colorado Boulder this fall as director of CU News Corps, a program of the College of Media, Communication and Information.

Joy Barber

Class of 2018: Upending racialized stereotypes in news media

May 11, 2018

We sat down with graduate Joy Barber from Centennial, Colorado, for her reflections on her college experience. Barber is graduating summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a minor in English.

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