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Sunshine Week event postponed

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Colorado Press Women has postponed its tour of the Ralph L. Carr Judicial Center and panel discussion on coverage of courts on Monday, March 16. Please be careful and stay healthy.  Check back later for further developments

While no further events have been planned due to the pandemic, CPW has been hard at work; we developed a resource the general public can use to help sort fact from fiction:  Tips for Spotting Misinformation. Please share.

 

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Media literacy bill victim of pandemic purge

May 30th, 2020|Comments Off on Media literacy bill victim of pandemic purge

The Media Literacy Implementation bill, co-sponsored by Rep. Lisa Cutter and Rep. Barbara McLachlan of the Colorado House of Representatives, fell victim to the state’s post-pandemic purge of legislation on Tuesday, May 26. Although the bill had [...]

Sandy Nance, 2020 National & Colorado Winner

April 2nd, 2020|Comments Off on Sandy Nance, 2020 National & Colorado Winner

At the University of Colorado-Boulder in the mid-1960s, Sandy Michel decided to study advertising in the journalism school. First, though, she was required to take an introductory newswriting class. Her focus changed: Newswriting was more [...]

2020 At-Large Colorado Contest Winners

March 29th, 2020|Comments Off on 2020 At-Large Colorado Contest Winners

Colorado Press Women members again fared well in NFPW's At-Large Communications Contest for members in states that don't run their own contest. This contest is increasingly competitive and this year featured entrants from Kentucky, South [...]

Colorado Public Radio staffers describe expansion

April 29th, 2019|Comments Off on Colorado Public Radio staffers describe expansion

COA, contest winners recognized Colorado Press Women members learned about Colorado Public Radio’s ongoing expansion and recognized the Communicator of Achievement and Communications Contest winners during an April 13 social gathering at the home of [...]