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Jim Gray to receive George Norlin Award

Nov. 4, 2021

The George Norlin Award, which will be given to Gray Nov. 4, is the highest award bestowed by CU Boulder. It adds to Gray’s 12 Emmy awards he’s received throughout his career, recognizing his outstanding work and powerful interviews with sports icons like Tom Brady, Muhammad Ali, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Michael Jordan.

Image: A viral video produced by Deadspin in March 2018 showed reporters at Sinclair stations across the country reciting the same script about "fake news."

Media consolidation takes toll on local news but doesn’t necessarily bias coverage

Oct. 21, 2021

A new analysis of 350,000 news stories produced by conservative media giant Sinclair Broadcast Group finds when the company buys a station, local news definitely takes a hit. But it did not find any evidence, at scale, that coverage shifts toward a more conservative slant.

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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.

Open Campus: “The difference between quitting and graduating”

Sept. 15, 2021

Featuring Dave Martinez (CMCI DEI Team)

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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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"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.

The J Word: “The J Word 3.1: Sports Journalism and Digital Discourses”

Aug. 31, 2021

Featuring Pat Ferrucci (Journalism)

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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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