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Chuck Plunkett

Why news matters: Film spotlights instructor's fight to save local journalism

April 28, 2021

“There is nothing like a big, strong local newsroom to watch out for corruption and hold the government accountable,” says Chuck Plunkett, who joined CU Boulder in the Fall of 2018, as the director of the capstone program for journalism students in the College of Media Communication and Information. “When newspapers die, so does democracy.”

CU Boulder Today: “ProPublica’s Series on NYPD Impunity wins 2021 Al Nakkula Award”

April 21, 2021

Featuring Chuck Plunkett (Journalism)

Daniel Zender, special to ProPublica

CMCI Now: ProPublica’s Series on NYPD Impunity wins 2021 Al Nakkula Award

April 8, 2021

ProPublica’s 10-part series “The NYPD Files” is a searing investigation into how the country’s largest police department maintains impunity from public oversight and the toll that impunity takes on the city’s civilians––especially those who are marginalized and most at risk. The series is the winner of this year’s Al Nakkula Award for police reporting, co-sponsored by The Denver Press Club and CMCI.

CMCI grad students

Celebrating Graduate Student Appreciation Week

April 7, 2021

Happy Graduate Student Appreciation Week from CMCI and CU Boulder!

9News Denver: “'I hope I can be here again': CU super fan Peggy Coppom says she'll keep coming to games after death of twin sister”

April 2, 2021

By Kim Christiansen (Jour’ 84)

Denver Post: “Kiszla: How did CU Buffs celebrate biggest “W” in this season of the Rona? By giving imaginary high-fives to fans unable to attend victory against USC.”

April 2, 2021

Featuring Evan Battey (Journalism student, Colorado Buffaloes Men’s Basketball)

he Conversation: “Two stereotypes that diminish the humanity of the Atlanta shooting victims – and all Asian Americans”

April 2, 2021

By Angie Chuang (Journalism)

CU Boulder: “Buffs bring civility through Bateman Competition”

April 2, 2021

By Lauren Irwin (Journalism student) featuring Dawn Doty (Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design)

The New York Times: “The Kind Workers at King Soopers Who Helped a Confused College Kid”

April 2, 2021

By Jack Stern (alumnus with a minor in Journalism)

CMCI Summer Bootcamp

Register for Summer Session! Scholarships Available

March 16, 2021

Taking courses this summer? CMCI has 20 summer scholarships ($500 each) available for undergraduate students.

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