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Video Revolution

With smartphones and social media fueling a new era of video activism, Assistant Professor Sandra Ristovska says it’s time we give images their due respect.

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Dimensions of Data

To information science doctoral student Jordan Wirfs-Brock (MJour’10), data points on a graph and cascading notes on a piano can tell similar stories.


Class notes: Fall 2018

Updates on our exceptional alumni, from the 1946 grad who wrote one of journalism’s most seminal textbooks, to the 2018 grad who is CMCI’s first-ever Department of Information Science alum.


Divine intersection

Scholars at the Center for Media, Religion and Culture look back through the decades to examine how media, religion and culture converge, from a 1956 box office record breaker to a confession app.

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After winning CU Boulder Grand Challenge funding, the co-founders of the new Nature, Environment, Science and Technology Studio for the Arts harness the symbiosis of artistic and scientific thinking.

Emma Kelly

Finding direction in D.C.

When Emma Kelly (StratComm'18) packed two suitcases and a box last January and took a flight to Washington, D.C., she expected to be there for only three months.

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Creativity calling

In his day job, Gerardo Ortiz may just be working with a celebrity.

Karen Ashcraft teaching.

CMCI’s new associate dean to focus on diversity, equity and inclusion

Sept. 13, 2018

Communication Professor Karen Ashcraft is applying her research expertise on the dynamics of race and gender as CMCI's new associate dean of diversity, equity and inclusion.

Megaphone with illustrations of political digital icons.

Journalism alumni say new media can be powerful, but dangerous

Sept. 13, 2018

Journalism alumni Heidi Wagner (Jour'86) and Carl Cannon (Jour'75) discuss how America's changing media landscape can fuel partisanship.

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Plunkett brings the newsroom into the classroom

Sept. 13, 2018

Former Denver Post editorial page editor Chuck Plunkett, the new director of CMCI’s investigative student news program CU News Corps, knows the real-world challenges of working for a major newspaper. After all, he just came from one.