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Bringing news literacy to Colorado teachers

Colorado Press Women is partnering with Colorado Student Media Association, Colorado Language Arts Society and the College of Media, Communication and Information CU Boulder for a media literacy workshop on Saturday, Feb. 2 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the CU campus. In addition to a speaker from the News Literacy Project and a panel full of CU professors, Denver Post Editor Lee Ann Colacioppo will speak and CPW member Donna Bryson is featured on another panel.   Click here for event details.

 

News Literacy Project presentation July 11, 2018

A story describing the presentation given by News Literacy Project’s Damaso Reyes of New York along with a link to a rough video have been posted. Please share with everyone you think will be interested.

 

See ‘News’ feed for reports on recent meetings, including a link to see the entire two-hour discussion at CPW’s Feb. 4 workshop “Restoring Trust in News Media.”  

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Time for fun – CPW in Grand Junction

October 1st, 2018|Comments Off on Time for fun – CPW in Grand Junction

Colorado Press Women's Fall Conference in Grand Junction combined education with fun Sept. 21-23. Here are some scenes. Dinner at the home of Ronya Anna & Andrew Jones was followed by talks by Dr. [...]

Fighting fake news starts with preparing students for this digital world

July 12th, 2018|Comments Off on Fighting fake news starts with preparing students for this digital world

Ten years ago, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist visited his daughter’s classroom and got insight into why Russia was able to exploit Americans’ biases to try to influence an election. Alan C. Miller, investigative journalist for [...]

Colorado writers rock!

May 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Colorado writers rock!

The results are out for the 2018 National Federation of Press Women National Communications Contest. Colorado Press Women’s website has a link to the complete results. Colorado’s entrants via the At-Large Contest did really well [...]

CU strategizes to better link journalists, public

May 25th, 2018|Comments Off on CU strategizes to better link journalists, public

At the start of the semester, CU journalism professor Mei-Ling McNamara finds students who not only can’t tell her what’s on the front page of any paper any particular day, they don’t know who the [...]