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With ‘Game of Thrones’ series finale, media experts available for interviews

As the series concludes, cinema and media studies experts are available for interviews on the impact of the hit HBO series "Game of Thrones" on culture and the television industry.

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Music historian can discuss country-rap hybrid “Old Town Road” controversy

Atlanta-based artist Lil Nas X’s hit song, “Old Town Road,” hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 this week after previously drawing controversy for being taken off the country chart.

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‘Digital afterlife’ expert can discuss new Facebook memorialization features

New Facebook features make it easier for users to honor a loved one who has passed away. Information science professor Jed Brubaker can discuss why such changes are needed. 

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U.S. citizen kidnapped in Uganda

An American tourist and her driver were abducted in Uganda's Queen Elizabeth National Park. Environmental studies professor Joel Hartter has worked in Uganda since 2003 and has numerous local contacts in the region.

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Baseball historian available to discuss America's pastime

As baseball season gets underway, historian Tom Zeiler is available for media interviews on the backstory of "Take me out to the ballgame," Coors Field and other opening day trivia.

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Astrophysicist to address Vice President Pence, National Space Countil

Jack Burns, professor of astrophysical and planetary sciences, is available to media to discuss the opportunities and challenges of sending people back to the moon.

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With Denver teacher strike looming, labor expert available for interviews

With a teacher strike looming in Denver, professor of economics and labor expert Jeffrey Zax is available for media interviews to explain why both sides lose in a strike.

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Experts available for news interviews on State of the Union, border wall, impeachment

CU Boulder experts are available for news interviews about the border wall, threats from investigations and shifts in international relations.

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Expert available to discuss #deletefacebook and latest privacy scandal

Social computing researcher Casey Fiesler has conducted research on why people stick with social media platforms in the wake of such breaches.

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Engineering expert, US climate change report contributor available for media interviews

Paul Chinowsky, director of CU Boulder's Program in Environmental Design, co-authored a chapter of the federal government's latest climate report.

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Immigration detention case hits Supreme Court, expert available for media interviews

In Nielsen v. Preap, SCOTUS could decide how long immigration officials can detain someone living in the country illegally after a criminal detention.

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Experts available to discuss hurricane toll and recovery

Nearly 1.5 million people in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia are under orders to evacuate as Hurricane Florence, now a Category 4 hurricane, barrels toward the Mid-Atlantic Coast.

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Experts available for interviews on U.S. wildfires

CU Boulder Earth Lab and Center for Environmental Journalism faculty experts are available to discuss increasing frequency and potential impacts of wildfires across the United States.

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Experts available to speak on #MeToo corporate responsibility

CBS chief Les Moonves stepped down following multiple accusations of sexual harassment. Leeds School of Business experts are available for media interviews on the #MeToo movement.

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Expert available to discuss Facebook, social media privacy

Facebook announced Tuesday it had removed 32 pages and accounts because of “coordinated inauthentic behavior.” Information science expert Brian Keegan is available for media interviews.

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Political science, Russia expert available for media interviews

President Donald Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday in Finland. CU Boulder political science expert is available for media interviews on the meeting and U.S.-Russian relations.  

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US-China trade war expert available for interviews

As the U.S. and China are escalating trade tensions, CU Boulder economist and former Department of State chief economist Keith Maskus is available for media interviews.

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Experts available to discuss SCOTUS travel ban ruling

In a 5-4 ruling Tuesday, the Supreme Court upheld President Donald Trump’s third travel ban. CU Boulder law experts are available for media interviews to break down the decision and its implications.

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CU Boulder sources available to discuss immigration debate, DACA

House lawmakers announced Wednesday 237 members of Congress are backing a resolution to force votes on four separate proposed fixes for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA).

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Policy shifts under President Trump

CU Boulder faculty experts are available to speak with media about health care, science funding, education reform, press-president relationships, free speech on campuses, immigration, environmental issues and more.

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Experts available to discuss white nationalism

After violence erupted at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, CU Boulder experts can discuss the history of the white nationalist movement and right-wing extremism in the United States. 

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Sources available to discuss immigration enforcement

A reported Department of Homeland Security draft plan would mobilize the National Guard for immigration enforcement. CU Boulder experts are available to address the plan.

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