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CU Boulder faculty and grad students earn seven top-paper awards at AEJMC 2020

July 31, 2020

University of Colorado at Boulder faculty and students from the College of Media, Communication and Information will accept seven top-paper awards at this year’s Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference.

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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

July 15, 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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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.

Center for Environmental Journalism Director Tom Yulsman walks across the snowy fields of Tromsø, Norway, during the 2020 Arctic Frontiers Conference. A longtime climate-science reporter, Yulsman is the former editor-in-chief of EARTH Magazine and currently writes Discover Magazine’s ImaGeo blog. (Photo by Gregory K. Ramirez, Department of Journalism master’s student)

CMCI Celebrates 50 Years of Earth Day with our Top 10 Environmental Reads

April 22, 2020

Happy Earth Day! As environmental Buffs may know, this year’s celebration is extra special, as it’s the 50th anniversary of the annual event, which was first celebrated in 1970. Head to the CU Boulder Environmental Center’s website to see how our campus is celebrating virtually. CMCI has long been a...

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

April 16, 2020

Q&A with Associate Professor Kelty Logan

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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.

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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.

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CU Connections: Five questions for Christine Larson

April 7, 2020

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

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.

Casey Fiesler in her office.

Fanfiction Rising

Feb. 25, 2020

How the once-obscure literary genre is giving voice to the voiceless and inspiring a new, more diverse generation of computer scientists.

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