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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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Keeping an eye on the hurricane

As catastrophes like hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria strike, CMCI’s Leysia Palen and her students in the Department of Information Science turn to millions of Tweets to find ways of improving disaster response around the world.

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From Cuba to America, and back again

An immigrant’s story becomes a cultural journey for CMCI students.

Trending: Spring 2018

Now trending: Reporters are awarded for uncovering a racial bias in pedestrian citations, students participate in a cutting-edge course on an advertising trend that's revolutionizing the industry, and a librarian and graduate student team up to improve Wikipedia articles about female artists.

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Racing to deadline

Flagging down a bush plane in the middle of the Yukon, grad student Zoë Rom (MJour'18) discovers that in journalism, learning on the fly is half the fun.

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Trending: Fall 2017

Our scholars take on fake news, forecast the flu and discuss religious messages in the media.

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Journey to the top of the earth

CU and Norwegian participants in the Arctic Lenses climate journalism project navigate a glacier in the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard.

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'Make not your thoughts your prisons'

PhD student Adam Lauver (Comm) volunteered to teach prison inmates in Denver to make a difference in their lives. To his surprise, the experience profoundly changed his view of himself as a teacher.

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