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Hollywood’s Dirtiest Secret

Film scholar Hunter Vaughan spent years scouring through film archives and directors’ reports, touring studio lots and interviewing execs and local film crews. He discovered an industry culture in which extravagance and waste have been not only allowed but celebrated, even as other industries have been pressured to conserve.

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The Changing Face of Media Morality

With previous lives as an advertiser and a journalist, CMCI faculty members Erin Schauster and Pat Ferrucci draw on their distinct perspectives to examine the changing face of media moral reasoning.

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Whose World Is This?

As co-founder and principal of Aurora’s Empower Community High School, Wisdom Amouzou (Comm’13) teaches students that they are the leaders they’ve been waiting for.

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Global Dimensions of PR

What is public relations? Who does it? And for what purpose? These may seem like simple questions, but for Professor Krishnamurthy Sriramesh, they’re critical. The answers, he says, have long been far too limited, with a focus on corporate organizations in America and Europe that has left out much of the world.

During their time at CU Boulder, Scripps fellows and environmental journalism students go on field trips related to a broad array of environmental topics, including climate change — a focus of this joint CEJ and Norwegian expedition to the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard. (Photo by Tom Yulsman)

CU Boulder Center for Environmental Journalism Welcomes New Class of Fellows

The Center for Environmental Journalism is proud to welcome its 24th class of Ted Scripps Fellows, who will spend nine months at the University of Colorado Boulder’s College of Media, Communication and Information working on long-term, in-depth journalistic projects and reflecting on critical questions.

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More than a Game

“The highlights of my career have been when events I’ve produced—and intimately been involved in—have united people and a region, more than the game itself,” says ESPN's Vice President of Production Jay Rothman (Jour’84).

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Go Figure

The move from competitive ice skating to studying information science may seem like a leap, but senior Joy Weinberg says the two share key elements: precision, drive and creativity.

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In Tune with Teens

When Savannah Sellers (Jour'13) graduated from CU six years ago, her current job didn't exist. That changed in 2017, when NBC News took the bold step of creating Stay Tuned, the first daily news show produced for Snapchat.

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Making Waves

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.

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Running with Ralphie

The same qualities that draw student Hunter Rief to advertising—an ability to embrace spontaneity and delve into the unknown—are at the heart of his main extracurricular activity: bolting across Folsom field with one of America’s most famous buffaloes, CU Boulder’s Ralphie.

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