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Zoom event planned for Jan. 23

After the holidays, CPW has set January 23 for a virtual conversation with the editors of the Denver Gazette, a digital-only daily newspaper launched in mid-September. For more informaton,  click here.  

CPW has developed a resource the general public can use to help sort fact from fiction:  Tips for Spotting Misinformation. Please share with your contacts.

The 2021 NFPW contests for professional communicators and high school students are open for entries. See links under “Recognition” on toolbar.

 

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CFOIC busy through pandemic

October 10th, 2020|Comments Off on CFOIC busy through pandemic

Sandy Graham recently took over from Donna Bryson as the CPW representative on the CFOIC board.  She filed this report: During the pandemic, the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition continues the vital work of keeping [...]

Media engagement efforts continue

October 10th, 2020|Comments Off on Media engagement efforts continue

Prof. Leticia Steffen of Colorado State University-Pueblo, represented CPW during a Zoom meeting of the Open Media Foundation this summer. Prof. Steffen, associate dean of the College of Humanities and Arts and Social Sciences and [...]

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 [...]