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News Engagement Day: Reimagining what it means to consume news in a healthy, sustainable way

Oct. 4, 2021

At a time where news is more accessible than ever through online platforms, it can be easy to either become addicted to the stream of news or to want to disengage from it completely. To celebrate this News Engagement Day, we caught up with a number of CMCI students and faculty to find out how they are cultivating a healthy relationship with the news.

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Professor Lisa Flores to receive four National Communication Association awards

Sept. 30, 2021

Lisa A. Flores, a professor of communication in the Department of Communication, is being recognized for her scholarly writings about the experiences of Latinos, Latinas, Latinx, Chicanos, Chicanas, Chicanx and Mexican migrants in the United States.

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Dean Bergen serving on two Colorado media boards

Sept. 15, 2021

Lori Bergen, the founding dean of the College of Media, Communication and Information at the University of Colorado Boulder, has been elected to the board of directors at two organizations: Colorado Public Radio (CPR) and the Colorado Press Association (CPA).

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CMCI Now: What We're Reading

Sept. 13, 2021

Our summer reading list is full of new books by CMCI faculty scholars on topics including media and religion, technology and trauma, video activism and citizen-centered journalism.

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NEST mural quest takes public art to new level

Sept. 10, 2021

Seven science-inspired, larger-than-life artworks are welcoming students, staff and faculty back to campus this fall. Take and share photos of them through Oct. 10 for a chance to win a $50 gift card at the CU Boulder Bookstore.

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"Whatever Colorado Needs Us to Be": The Colorado Sun 2021 Public Benefit Report

Sept. 10, 2021

CMCI's Media Enterprise Design Lab (MEDLab) and research fellow Libby O'Neall (Jour'21) produced the 2021 Public Benefit Report for the Colorado Sun. This report helps fulfill the Sun's obligation as a Colorado Public Benefit Corporation, an incorporation structure that enables companies to dedicate themselves to a public mission, not just private benefit.

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CMCI Now: In the Loop

Aug. 30, 2021

For her honor's thesis, media production major Taylor Passios turned her apartment into an immersive exhibit to illuminate the role of online information overload in COVID-related hypochondria.

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Tickets Now Available for Second-Annual Mimesis Documentary Festival

July 30, 2021

Tickets are now available to the public and CU Boulder community for the second-annual Mimesis Documentary Festival, to be held Aug. 4-10 in Boulder, Colorado. The festival is hosted by the College of Media, Communication and Information’s Center for Documentary and Ethnographic Media.

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Sharing Stories of the Summer Games

July 23, 2021

As CMCI faculty, students and alumni cover the Tokyo Olympics, some are doing so with a virtual twist.

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CU Boulder CMCI scholars take top awards and present research at AEJMC 2021

July 21, 2021

CU Boulder CMCI students and faculty from four departments represented 16 divisions and interest groups during this year’s Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference, held virtually from Aug. 4 through 7.

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