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Department of Critical Media Practices Invites You to Join Free Virtual Events

April 21, 2020

The Department of Critical Media Practices invites you to be a part of some unique online meetups, including virtual film festivals, album releases and much more! Here’s what’s happening this month:

Kelty in class
These four archetypes are shaping the way brands communicate during the coronavirus crisis

April 16, 2020

Q&A with Associate Professor Kelty Logan

Kiana Village Police Officer Annie Reed, 49, is a grandmother and often the only cop in the Northwest Alaska village of 421 people. (Loren Holmes / Anchorage Daily News)
Series on lack of law enforcement throughout rural Alaska wins 2020 Al Nakkula Award

April 16, 2020

Photos by Loren Holmes for the Anchorage Daily News What happens when communities lack law enforcement? For many of us, this may seem like a theoretical question. But through reporting based on hundreds of public records requests and interviews, Anchorage Daily News Special Projects Editor Kyle Hopkins found that one...

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CU Boulder Info Science @ CHI 2020

April 15, 2020

Information Science faculty and graduate students attended the ACM CHI conference on human factors in computing systems, the premier international conference of human-computer interaction.

Power Dialog poster
From CU Boulder Today: 5 takeaways from Colorado climate education webinar

April 13, 2020

"Power Dialog: Climate Solutions for Colorado" was co-hosted by Associate Professor of Communication Phaedra Pezzullo. The recorded webinar, plus subject-area online resources, will be available through May.

Buffs Together
Buffs Together

April 8, 2020

CU Boulder is more than a place. It is all of you, wherever you are—a worldwide community of Buffs. And when that community is in need, we all come together to lend a hand.

Christine Larson
CU Connections: Five questions for Christine Larson

April 7, 2020

Former journalist digs deeper into storytelling at CU Boulder’s CMCI

#StayHomeColorado
#StayHomeColorado

April 3, 2020

Led by Director of Consumer Insights and CMCI alumna Camille Heinrich Ziccardi (Jour’06), a team at the advertising agency Karsh Hagan launched the hashtag #StayHomeColorado campaign earlier this week.

Banner image: The headquarters of the Internet Research Agency, a troll farm, in St. Petersburg | Credit: VOA
In politics and pandemics, Russian trolls use fear, anger to drive clicks

March 26, 2020

“We found that fear and anger appeals work really well in getting people to engage,” said lead author Chris Vargo, an assistant professor of Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design.

Students with grandparents
PRSSA students urge peers to #FlattenTheCurve

March 20, 2020

Anna Ritz, president of CU’s Public Relations Student Society of America chapter, shared a picture of herself with her elderly grandfather. “I may not show symptoms or get sick,” she wrote, “but that doesn't mean he won't get sick.”

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