By Ilias Hosain, critical media practices

Maker's Mind: The Student Perspective

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The Real People Behind the News

CMCI Dean Lori Bergen talked with three alumni from across the country—John Branch (MJour’89), Jackie Fortiér (MJour’13) and Vignesh Ramachandran (Jour’11)—over Zoom last summer about their day-to-day experiences as journalists.

Then and Now

Then and Now: Fall 2022

Explore 100 years of journalism education at the University of Colorado Boulder in "Then and Now." From telegraphs and typewriters to virtual reality, this collection of photographs offers a glimpse into student life from the 1920s to today.

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Supporting the Next Generation of Communicators

In today’s ever-changing media landscape, it’s essential to support the next generation of communication leaders.

Lori Bergen

Here’s to the next 100 years

This year, we’re celebrating the centennial of the Department of Journalism, established April 21,1922, by the Board of Regents. As we have explored archival documents dating to the 1920s, it’s been fun to go through photos and see the changes in technology (and fashion!) over the past 100 years.

Journalism class circa 1910s–1930s. Source: Charles F. Snow Photograph Collection.

Journalism Through the Decades

One hundred years ago, the University of Colorado approved a new Department of Journalism and launched its first four-year journalism degree program. This year, CMCI launched an effort to explore its own heritage—and to uncover how the past impacts journalism education today.

First Silver and Gold

Buffs Journalism: From 1892 to Today

On Sept. 13, 1892, The Silver and Gold made its appearance in the field of college journalism. Explore this multimedia timeline to trace the history of student news—made by students for students—from that first edition to today.

Then and Now

History—As Told by Students

The first student newspaper at the University of Colorado launched in 1892. Since then, student coverage has created a colorful record of student life amidst adversity, controversy, levity and the most significant historical events of the 20th and 21st centuries.

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Lessons From Abroad

Recent journalism graduate Haddie Hill has traveled the globe. Using those experiences, Hill is striking out as a young entrepreneur with big plans to change how the world consumes and produces news.

Juan Espinosa portrait

‘Every Story Is Important’

In the 1970s, Juan Espinosa (Jour’74) embarked on a journalism career that has spanned a lifetime and documents key moments in Colorado history. In May 2022, CU Regents awarded Espinosa with an honorary doctorate degree for outstanding achievement in the field of journalism.

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