Reddit logo over coronavirus, cracked
As the coronavirus spread, two social media communities drifted apart

July 2, 2020

“You’re seeing these online communities explore what works and what doesn’t work when it comes to different ways of doing governance,” said Brian Keegan, an assistant professor in the Department of Information Science.

5 years of CMCI
Celebrating Five Years of CMCI

July 1, 2020

Time doesn’t stand still. Neither should education.

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Consumers are demanding that companies act more ethically. The good news: moral reasoning is on the rise among advertising pros, study shows

June 29, 2020

Researchers behind the new study, “Advertising Primed: How Professional Identity Affects Moral Reasoning,” found that today’s practitioners are engaging in a significantly higher rate of moral reasoning than those previously tested.

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Apply to “Write to Change the World”

June 22, 2020

Is your voice underrepresented in public conversation? If so, you’re encouraged to apply for a spot in “Write to Change the World,” a workshop created by the OpEd Project and brought to campus by the College of Media, Communication and Information (CMCI).

US Supreme Court
Supreme Court Upholds DACA and Prohibits Employment Discrimination on the Basis of Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity

June 18, 2020

CMCI unequivocally supports our DACA and LGBTQIA+ community members. We applaud these Supreme Court decisions that affect our students and community and will continue to work together to address issues of inequality, racism and discrimination. Read Dean Bergen's full statement.

Steven Frost
Dream Weaver

June 18, 2020

To call Steven Frost a master weaver may seem like stating the obvious. One need only see his work—including his piece, “The Mile High Pride Flag,” created for Denver’s 2020 Pridefest celebration—to recognize his virtuosic technique with textiles.

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Coronavirus Moves Schools Online, Raising Equity Issues

June 8, 2020

As the coronavirus has shut down the nation and moved schools online, the importance of internet and technological devices continues to grow.

Palisade, Colorado
A Deep Freeze and a Pandemic: How Migrant Workers in Palisade are Coping

June 8, 2020

As of April, the novel coronavirus had not halted most aspects of everyday life in Palisade, Colorado. Instead, the area was left reeling from a 19-degree freeze that killed an estimated 90% of the area's crops, according to the Farm Bureau. While they knew the pandemic would cause difficulties later down the line, the freeze left farmers with the unexpected problem of deciding what would come next for their workers.

From Your Fellow Forever Buffs
Advice from Fellow Alumni

June 5, 2020

Our CMCI alumni are always excited to welcome a new group of graduates. This year, especially, we received an outpouring of support from decades of alumni offering well wishes and advice.

CMCI statement on anti-Black racism and the pursuit of racial justice
CMCI Statement on Anti-Black Racism and the Pursuit of Racial Justice

June 5, 2020

The trauma, fear and exhaustion constantly accumulating in Black bodies and lives across communities and histories is unspeakable, even as we must speak of it.