Abby interviews Olympic gold medalist Simen Kruger. Photo from her instagram.
CMCI alums Cheryl Preheim and Abby Chin report on 2018 Olympic Games

Feb. 16, 2018

The 2018 Winter Games are in full swing, and two CMCI alumni are in on the action.

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CU students hope to make Valentine’s Day more meaningful

Feb. 13, 2018

This year, however, a group of CU Boulder students are working to make Valentine’s Day more meaningful by bringing a new campaign to campus.

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CMCI at the 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Summit

Feb. 13, 2018

Today, faculty from the Department of Journalism and the Department of Communication will join faculty, students, staff and the general public at in the 2018 Diversity & Inclusion Summit. CMCI-related panels The Fake News Phenomenon with Elizabeth Skewes and Pat Ferrucci 12:30p.m.-1:45p.m., UMC Glenn Miller East Ballroom The phrase “fake...

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Nonfiction 101: "Author, Author!" book panel provides publishing insight

Feb. 8, 2018

Five former Ted Scripps Fellows—David Baron, Scott Carney, Erin Espelie, Michael Kodas and Hannah Nordhaus—sat down together to discuss the whys and hows of nonfiction book writing at the first ever Center for Environmental Journalism book publishing panel.

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Tessa Diestel, senior, writes CMCI’s first journalism honors thesis

Jan. 24, 2018

Diestel is investigating the link between anti-social media and adolescent crime. The question drives her honors thesis research, in a project that will become the first such work by a journalism student since the creation of CMCI.

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Journalism in transition: Paul Voakes retires

Jan. 24, 2018

Through two decades of dramatic change in media, Voakes has helped students and journalists explore new directions in journalism.

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Incoming journalists are tech savvy but lack 'the basics'

Jan. 23, 2018

In fall 2018, CMCI will begin requiring first-year journalism students to take an introductory writing and reporting class and a separate media technology class, rather than one that combines the two, as has been the requirement in recent years.

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APRD lecturer returns from medical mission to Nepal

Jan. 23, 2018

Jeff Blumenfeld, a lecturer in the Department of Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design at CU Boulder, recently returned from a two-week mission to bring eye care to hundreds of people in Nepal.

Former NFL linebacker and University of Colorado alumnus Chad Brown spoke to the class about his career in sports broadcasting.
Aspiring sports writers learn from the pros

Dec. 22, 2017

For students in journalism lecturer Henry Siegel’s sports writing class, every week presents a new opportunity to learn from an expert.

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When celebrities die, 'grief policing' abounds, social media gets toxic

Dec. 11, 2017

Jed Brubaker, an assistant professor in the Department of Information Science, co-authored this study with ATLAS PhD student Katie Gach.

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