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Daily Camera: Sex ed agonizing for LGBTQ students by Rudy Joon

April 23, 2019

The Daily Camera published a letter to the editor by journalism student Rudy Joon, urging elected officials to pass House Bill 19-1032, which would clarify content requirements for public schools that offer comprehensive human sexuality education.

9News: Photographer's project captures raw emotion of the bond between people and their pets

April 23, 2019

Assistant Professor Ross Taylor spoke with 9NEWS about his recent project documenting the final moments between pet owners and their pets.

senior Sean Guderian

Student uses the stage, journalism to shine a light on veterans

April 16, 2019

For his project, senior Sean Guderian (Jour, Thtr) received a grant from CU Boulder’s Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program. UROP helps students develop their own projects under the mentorship of a faculty member. Guderian’s grant will go toward paying the student actors and crew.

Out in the field

"Last Moments" panel explores the human-animal bond before death though photojournalism

April 16, 2019

The Center for Western Civilization, Thought & Policy will host a panel discussing the somber experience of losing a pet. This discussion accompanies the "Last Moments" photo gallery on display at St. Aidan's Episcopal Church. "Last Moments" is a photo essay by CU Assistant Professor and photojournalist Ross Taylor.

Colorado Daily: CU Boulder lands $700K grant to support reporting on water issues

April 3, 2019

A journalism initiative to expand coverage of Western water issues is launching this month at the University of Colorado Boulder with support from a two-year, $700,000 grant from the Walton Family Foundation

Lake Mead

CU Boulder launches initiative to support coverage of the Colorado River Basin

April 2, 2019

A journalism initiative to expand coverage of Western water issues is launching this month at the University of Colorado Boulder with support from a two-year, $700,000 grant from the Walton Family Foundation . Visit The Water Desk The Water Desk, based in the College of Media, Communication and Information’s Center...

New Yorker: “Richest Hill,” a Must-Listen Podcast About Butte, Montana

April 1, 2019

“Richest Hill,” a new podcast from Montana Public Radio, made me care intensely about the former copper-mining boomtown of Butte, Montana—and urgently want to understand it better. Reported and written by Nora Saks and edited and produced by Nick Mott (MJour'18) and Eric Whitney, “Richest Hill” has a mood of straightforward friendliness, but it’s also full of surprises.

TEDxCU 2019

TEDxCU: Push & Pull

April 1, 2019

Journalism Chair Elizabeth Skewes and Assistant Professor Ross Taylor will speak at TEDxCU, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on this Friday, April 5, in the Glenn Miller Ballroom

NPR: Pat Ferrucci: How Does The Language Of Sports Journalism Reveal Racial Biases?

March 28, 2019

That's the voice of Pat Ferrucci on the TED stage. Pat teaches journalism at the University of Colorado.

USA Today: 13 were murdered in Binghamton, NY, in 2009. Why has the world forgotten?

March 27, 2019

"The narrative of the story did not resonate with the mainstream," said Angie Chuang, an associate professor of journalism at the University of Colorado at Boulder, who has studied the media reaction to Binghamton's mass murder. "It was very much a perception of immigrants killing other immigrants."

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