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.
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.
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.
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).
CMCI's Media Economies 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.