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Reporter-turned-PIO still promotes open records

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:29+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Categories: Advocacy, Club News, Events|

Lynn Bartels speaks to CPW. Lynn Bartels fears a legislative attempt to bring Colorado’s Open Records Act into the 21st century has been set up to fail, and that that might lead proponents of change to try their luck at the ballot. Bartels, a former reporter who is the spokeswoman for the Colorado Secretary [...]

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CPW joins other groups in letters to Trump supporting freedom of speech and the press

By | 2017-03-03T19:18:54+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Advocacy, Club News|

Colorado Press Women (CPW) joined with other organizations committed to the First Amendment right of freedom of speech and the press in signing two statements recently: CPW was one of 80 groups signing a statement issued March 2 by the American Society of News Editors (ASNE) and the National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) condemning efforts by the [...]

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Journalists must reclaim, reinforce media’s role

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:29+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Categories: Club News, Events|

The topic “Restoring Trust in the Media” elicited a lively panel discussion by three university journalism professors, a newspaper editor and a high school journalism teacher, along with members of Colorado Press Women and guests at the University of Denver Feb. 4.  [Click here to see the entire two-hour discussion on YouTube.] The panel included Elizabeth [...]

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Dreams, auto crashes & war were topics authors covered Nov. 5

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:29+00:00 November 30th, 2016|Categories: Club News|

Cynthia Swanson “It’s the small missed moments that change your life in big ways.” Novelist Cynthia Swanson described one fascinating concept that sparked her writing "The Bookseller," in which a single woman bookstore owner repeatedly dreams about a different life. Swanson, nonfiction writer Jeff Miller and novelist Nick Arvin spoke Nov. 5 at Colorado [...]

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Meeting the woman who broke The Denver Post’s glass ceiling

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:29+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Categories: Club News, Events|

The first woman editor of The Denver Post in nearly its 124-year history, Lee Ann Colacioppo, told Colorado Press Women members and guests meeting at the Denver Press Club Sept. 22 that she first got interested in journalism in junior high because she wanted to know everything first. Lee Ann Colacioppo (right), Denver Post Editor, [...]

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Government Transparency

By | 2016-09-15T11:15:05+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Categories: Advocacy|

Colorado Press Women again joined a coalition of journalism groups lead by the Society of Professional Journalists pressing for greater government transparency. Here's a report from SPJ: Groups to White House: We will continue to fight for government transparency Monday, 40 journalism and open government groups sent a letter to White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest in [...]

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CORA Working Group focuses on open records

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:29+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Categories: Advocacy|

CORA Working Group focuses on open records By Jeffrey A. Roberts CFOIC Executive Director (excerpted from Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition webpage) Immediately after a bill to modernize the Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) died in a Senate committee last session, the deputy for Secretary of State Wayne Williams offered to bring stakeholders together to work [...]

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CPW Birthday Party, Stonebrook Manor, Thornton

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:29+00:00 July 26th, 2016|Categories: Events|

On the exact date of its first meeting, CPW celebrated its 75th anniversary at the beautiful Stonebrook Manor and Gardens in Thornton. The program featured Prof. Lee Anne Peck's presentation on CPW's early history, gleaned from her research on the book she's writing about CPW. Bob Sweeney, publisher of  The Villager Newspaper, discussed “ColoradoNewspapers: A History & [...]

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Carol Anderson, 2016 Colorado Winner

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:29+00:00 July 9th, 2016|Categories: Communicator of Achievement, Competitions|

Carol Anderson is Colorado Press Women's 2016 Communicator of Achievement. Her career demonstrates, yet again, that a journalism degree can take its holder into wide-ranging professional realms. Much of Anderson's career has focused on involving more people in local and regional issues that affect them. She has been a firm believer in encouraging diverse people to [...]

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“Celebrating Colorado Women in Journalism” — Women’s Hall of Fame honored pioneering women journalists and CPW’s 75th Anniversary

By | 2016-09-08T12:59:46+00:00 June 26th, 2016|Categories: Events|

"Celebrating Colorado Women Journalists," a special event honoring pioneering women journalists in Colorado and CPW's 75th anniversary, planned by the Colorado Women's Hall of Fame. The event featured a panel discussion, "Breaking Barriers in Broadcast Journalism," with guest panelists: Reynelda Muse, veteran anchor and reporter for KCNC and CNN Cynthia Hessin, executive producer of Rocky Mountain [...]

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