News from the Department of Media Studies.


 

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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.

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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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CMCI Now: #TunedIn

June 7, 2021

A curated list of CMCI research and creative work for your reading, watching and listening pleasure from this past spring. Dig in!

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One year later: How George Floyd’s death changed us

May 24, 2021

From CU Boulder Today: Researchers (including Sandra Ristovska, assistant professor of media studies), share their expertise, examining four areas in which the U.S. has––and hasn’t––changed this past year, and what it could mean for the future of social and political movements, education, policing and justice in America.

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CMCI Now: Spring 2021

May 24, 2021

Read our latest digital issue, full of fresh-picked stories to read, watch and explore!⁠

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Announcing the Spring 2021 Dean's List

May 18, 2021

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 from CMCI Founding Dean Lori Bergen. Congratulations to all honorees!

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Class of 2021: Megan Cunninghame

May 3, 2021

Senior Megan Cunninghame spent her time at CU Boulder exploring the ways media shape culture, politics and social structures. Highlights included working as a political marketing intern while studying abroad in the Czech Republic and overcoming her longtime fear of public speaking. Her experiences have taught her to collaborate more effectively, overcome cultural barriers and think critically about the way she interacts with information and people online. With a major in Media Studies, a minor in Political Science and a certificate in International Media, Cunninghame is the Department of Media Studies’ William W. White Outstanding Senior.

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Through the Lens of the Law

April 21, 2021

With the award of a $108,000 Mellon/American Council of Learned Societies Scholars and Society Fellowship, Assistant Professor Sandra Ristovska is undertaking the first rigorous publicly engaged research project to address the intricacies of “seeing” in court. Working in partnership with the American Bar Association’s Scientific Evidence Committee, her project will systematically examine the use of video as evidence in state and federal court trials (1990-2020) in criminal, immigration and American Indian law.

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Celebrating Graduate Student Appreciation Week

April 7, 2021

Happy Graduate Student Appreciation Week from CMCI and CU Boulder!

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