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Thoughts and prayers? In mass shootings, reporters need to think compassion and care

Dec. 14, 2023

There’s no playbook for covering mass shootings. But that may soon change, as Elizabeth Skewes studies how the media can tell the right story—by being more considerate to victims and survivors.

Cassidy Davis

CMCI outstanding graduate looks ahead to career in sports media

Dec. 14, 2023

Strategic communication student Cassidy Davis has a deep love for CU and sports. This December, she was announced as the recipient of the William W. White Outstanding Graduate Award.

Enzo Ewari

When experience meets networking: Internship highlights from CMCI

Nov. 15, 2023

Senior strategic communication major Enzo Ewari has big ideas for the future. Now that he has an internship with Motive under his belt, he’s more confident in the advertising field and his place in it.

CMCI students from above

‘I feel like I truly belong at CU.’ Meet CMCI’s impressive Class of 2027

Oct. 3, 2023

This fall, the College of Media, Communication and Information welcomed the largest and most academically qualified class of students in its history.

Person in a virtual Zoom meeting

In building trust at work, is there room for Zoom?

Sept. 29, 2023

Zoom’s CEO said remote work limits trust and innovation, but College of Media, Communication and Information experts said such tools can be effective—if applied correctly.

2013 flood in Boulder

At the X-roads: Twitter’s ‘devolution’ may affect response to next major storm

Sept. 11, 2023

The 2013 flood struck Boulder at a time when social media was beginning a major shift away from the altruism seen in previous disasters. What might crisis response look like next time?

Doctoral student Ashley Carter accepting the first place award for best paper

CMCI becoming ‘one of the best-represented programs’ at influential media conference

Aug. 22, 2023

The College of Media, Communication and Information earned seven Best Paper Awards at the 2023 AEJMC conference in the college’s continued strong showing at this influential event.

Spiderman figure at a convention

From Barbie to superheroes—Faculty, students share pop culture insights at Fan Expo Denver

Aug. 4, 2023

How does pop culture reflect and inform cultural values? The unique media studies programs in the College of Media, Information and Communication challenge students to become critics of culture and “kind of as evangelists” for improving society.

A laptop computer and a typewriter sit back to back

Experts eager to study ethics of artificial intelligence, journalism

July 7, 2023

How does artificial intelligence shape the news we see online? Researchers in the College of Media, Communication and Information are ready to examine the ethics and fairness of recommender systems in journalism, thanks to a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation.

CMCI Now fall 2022 edition

Pages for the ages: CMCI magazine honored for centennial celebration

July 6, 2023

CMCI Now earned a bronze Circle of Excellence Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education for its fall 2022 edition, which offered a look back at the founding—and impact—of the Department of Journalism.