Carl Cannon

The sky is always climbing

Carl M. Cannon (Jour'75), now the Washington bureau chief of Real Clear Politics, recalls how he first landed on the steps of Macky as a student in the former J-school, and how he found his way back more than four decades later.

Scripps fellow Chris Lett examines a carnivorous plant at the CU Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Greenhouse as Tess Additon, greenhouse manager, points out the plant’s unique features. Scripps fellow Elizabeth Royte looks on.

$2.47 million gift to CU Boulder bolsters support for environmental journalism

The Ted Scripps Fellowships in Environmental Journalism have supported more than 100 journalists covering the most complex environmental issues of the day. Thanks to a $2.47 million gift, the program will continue for years to come.

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.

Como Fue poster

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.

Cheryl with Lauren

Covering the games

From being lifted up by U.S. bobsledder Lauren Gibbs to visiting the Demilitarized Zone to developing a taste for dumplings, reporters Cheryl Preheim (Comm’95) and Alex Stone (Jour'03) recall their most memorable experiences covering the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Zoe with dogs

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.

Illustration

Trending: Fall 2017

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

Chloe Carroll photo

Under the dome

Students learn about composition from all angles by producing 360-degree images for projection onto the dome of Fiske Planetarium.

Timeline

Then and Now: Fall 2017

Explore the historic milestones that formed the changing landscape of media, communication and information.

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