Boats on the water
What’s Hollywood’s dirtiest secret? Its environmental toll

Jan. 28, 2020

With the Academy Awards around the corner, moviegoers and critics are busy scrutinizing the costumes, sets and performances of this year’s cinematic stand-outs. When film scholar Hunter Vaughan watches a movie, he considers something else: How big of a toll did it take on the environment?

Ashley Hopko (Jour’19) and Tessa Diestel (Jour’18)
From CMCI Now: Hate in America

Jan. 21, 2020

As students in the Carnegie-Knight News21 fellowship program, Tessa Diestel (Jour'18) and Ashley Hopko (Jour'19) traveled the country investigating intolerance, racism and hate crimes. Their project, Hate in America, won the 2018 Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Digital Reporting.

CU at dawn.
CU Boulder Center for Media, Religion and Culture to host ninth international conference on Imagined Borders, Epistemic Freedoms

Jan. 2, 2020

In its simplest form, a border is a barrier; a way of letting some things in and keeping others out. If you go: Who: All keynotes and the workshop “On the Decolonial Hows: Interrogating and Making (Our) Praxis” are free and open to the public. Other events require registration. What:...

Art of Science Communication: Branding Climate Change Film Festival
APRD students turn science into art

Jan. 2, 2020

Students from CU’s The Art of Science Communication class used strategic elements of advertising and public relations to inspire positive change through compelling, impactful and informative films.

Students interviewing.
CMCI developing new student media enterprise for next fall

Dec. 9, 2019

The College of Media, Communication and Information is developing a new student multimedia enterprise set to roll out next fall.

Harsha and daughter
Unboxing videos fueling kids' tantrums, breeding consumerism

Dec. 4, 2019

According to new University of Colorado Boulder research, the “unboxing videos” children are watching on their smartphones or tablets today may be parents’ new nemesis.

Wendy Kale
Wendy Kale (Comm'79) inducted into the Colorado Music Hall of Fame

Dec. 3, 2019

The Daily Camera has combined the memorial funds for two longtime journalists, Wendy Kale (Comm'79) and Kevin Kaufman, into one scholarship that will help media students at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Larry Frey
Communication activism pioneer earns NCA lifetime achievement award

Nov. 13, 2019

This week, the National Communication Association (NCA) will honor Professor Lawrence R. Frey with the Distinguished Scholar Award, which recognizes NCA members for a lifetime of scholarly achievement in the study of human communication.

Making Waves
Making Waves

Nov. 11, 2019

As the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II approaches and airwaves begin to fill with stories of distant battles won and the brave men who fought them, Kathleen M. Ryan, a documentary filmmaker and associate professor of journalism, is focused on the veteran women who helped make those victories possible.

Chris Bell
Exploring what we give to children to teach them about gender

Nov. 10, 2019

Leading up to next week's Diversity and Inclusion Summit, we sat down with keynote speaker Christopher Bell (PhDMediaSt’09), University of Colorado Colorado Springs professor and Pixar consultant. Catch his talk at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, in the UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom.

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