News from the Department of Media Studies.


 

Michigan State doctoral candidate Kate Dibiasky (Jennifer Lawrence) and astronomy Professor Randall Mindy (Leonardo DiCaprio) discover that a “planet killer”-sized comet is headed toward Earth in the film Don't Look Up. (Credit: Netflix)

How ‘Don’t Look Up’ plays with the portrayal of science in popular culture

Jan. 12, 2022

Adam McKay's new movie uses science fiction and comedy to explore elements of our current society—but it's not alone. Could we be in a new golden age of sci-fi entertainment? CU Boulder Today spoke with CMCI's Rick Stevens to find out.

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Announcing the Fall 2021 Dean's List

Jan. 6, 2022

CMCI students who have completed at least 12 credit hours of CU Boulder course work for a letter grade in any single semester and achieve a term grade point average of 3.75 or better are included on the Dean’s List. They receive a notation on their transcript and a letter...

CMCI Now Fall 2021

CMCI Now: Read the Latest Issue

Dec. 20, 2021

From undergraduates to doctoral candidates, the college equips students with the knowledge and skills needed to produce, gather, archive, curate, analyze and evaluate the flood of information, messages, data, images, sounds and ideas that populate our complex and rapidly evolving global media landscape. Check out the newest edition of our award-winning magazine.

Routledge’s Cultural Studies Journal: “In praise of Arab ‘Defeat’: another reading of Arab struggle”

Nov. 29, 2021

Written by Nabil Echchaibi (Media Studies)

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Tune in to CMCI’s One College Colloquium for an inside look at CU’s new Center for African and African American Studies

Oct. 20, 2021

CMCI will feature the new Center for African and African American Studies during our first One College Colloquium event of the semester on Oct. 28.

The Reboot: “Beyond Cryptoeconomics: Platform Cooperativism and the Future of Blockchain Governance”

Oct. 14, 2021

Written by Nathan Schneider (Media Studies)

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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.

Rolling Stone: “The Real Story of Occupy Wall Street Is What’s Happened Since”

Sept. 17, 2021

Featuring Nathan Schneider (Media Studies)

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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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