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The Water Desk awards grants to journalists covering Western water issues

Oct. 4, 2019

The Water Desk , a journalism initiative at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Center for Environmental Journalism , has awarded its first grants to support journalists and media outlets covering Western water issues and the Colorado River Basin. Grantees will delve into a wide range of issues throughout the region,...

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Grant applications open for The Water Desk

June 26, 2019

The Water Desk—an independent news initiative at the University of Colorado Boulder dedicated to expanding coverage of Western water issues—is now accepting grant applications. Funding from Water Desk grants will help journalists and media organizations enhance their ability to cover the scientific, economic, political and social aspects of water issues.

Colorado Daily: CU Boulder lands $700K grant to support reporting on water issues

April 3, 2019

A journalism initiative to expand coverage of Western water issues is launching this month at the University of Colorado Boulder with support from a two-year, $700,000 grant from the Walton Family Foundation

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CU Boulder launches initiative to support coverage of the Colorado River Basin

April 2, 2019

A journalism initiative to expand coverage of Western water issues is launching this month at the University of Colorado Boulder with support from a two-year, $700,000 grant from the Walton Family Foundation . Visit The Water Desk The Water Desk, based in the College of Media, Communication and Information’s Center...