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Minneapolis Reporting Team Wins Nakkula Award for Police Reporting

March 30, 2017

The winner of the 2017 Al Nakkula Award for Police Reporting is an investigative team at the Star Tribune in Minneapolis. Reporters Jennifer Bjorhus and Kelly Smith will accept the award on behalf of the team at the Denver Press Club's 23nd Annual Damon Runyon Award dinner, to be held Friday, March 31, at the Denver Athletic Club.

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Reporting in the Age of Alternative Facts: a free one day conference

March 30, 2017

The University of Colorado Boulder will bring together journalists, media scholars, lawyers, archivists, photographers and filmmakers for a one-day conference on Saturday, April 15. The conference, which is free and open to the public, will feature sessions from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Eaton Humanities building.


Listen up: Ted Scripps Fellow Amy Martin launches Threshold podcast

March 9, 2017

Amy Martin, one of five journalists selected for the Ted Scripps Fellowship in Environmental Journalism this year, launched her new podcast, Threshold, earlier this month.

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Faculty-in-Residence Summer Term (FIRST) courses

March 6, 2017

Recognized scholars and teachers prominent in their respective academic disciplines from across the United States and the world join the ranks of the University of Colorado Boulder's summer faculty. Registration for summer school starts March 8. Log in to MyCUInfo to enroll. CMCI FIRST Courses Special Topics: Latino Media in...

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CMCI faculty to participate in Diversity and Inclusion Summit Dialogues

Feb. 22, 2017

Several CMCI faculty will be among the many speakers slated to present at CU Boulder’s 2017 Diversity and Inclusion Summit this week. CMCI center BoulderTalks is hosting a series of “ Post-election dialogues: Moving forward with diversity and inclusion ” sessions, which aim to facilitate conversation among the CU community...

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CMCI faculty featured in BuffsUnited Teach-In event

Feb. 21, 2017

Faculty members from various departments across the University met Tuesday night for a public series of discussions titled Engaged Citizenship: A Teach-In. The event was hosted by BuffsUnited, a partnership between CU students, faculty and staff formed in December of 2016 with the goal of promoting inclusiveness and the Colorado...

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Noted journalist Lee Fang to visit and present at CU Boulder on Feb. 2

Jan. 30, 2017

Political journalist Lee Fang will visit the CU Boulder campus to talk with College of Media, Communication and Information students. On February 2 from 6:30-7:30 p.m., Fang will give a presentation titled “Investigative Journalism: From the Obama Era to Trump." The talk is free and open to the public but...

Announcing CMCI's Graduate Student Association

Jan. 17, 2017

The graduate student body of CMCI has officially formed a student association to support the needs of CMCI graduate students.

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Journalism grad student reports from frontlines in Iraq

Jan. 12, 2017

Mitch Utterback served a tour of duty in Iraq as a member of the U.S. Special Forces. In early 2017, he returned as a journalist.

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Center for Environmental Journalism seeking 2017-2018 fellows

Jan. 3, 2017

Each year, five exceptional journalists are awarded a Ted Scripps Fellowship in Environmental Journalism. Applications are now being accepted for the 2017-2018 fellowship.