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Countering Disinformation in Elections

Foreign governments are using sophisticated disinformation campaigns to undermine American confidence in our core democratic institutions, particularly elections. The Colorado Department of State is taking steps to protect our elections from foreign interference. Two representatives from CDOS will present “Countering Foreign Disinformation in Colorado Elections” on Monday, May 3, at 4 p.m. via Zoom, a presentation on the threat, what the department is doing to mitigate it, and actions you can take to help.  For more information,  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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Karen Pochert Petersen, Colorado 2021 Communicator of Achievement

April 8th, 2021|Comments Off on Karen Pochert Petersen, Colorado 2021 Communicator of Achievement

When the highest level of government was intent on suppressing the truth about the environmental damage inflicted by the actions of humankind, forbidding phrases such as “climate change,” “global warming,” carbon footprint,” and “greenhouse [...]

Dis-/mis-information panel wows attendees. Listen for yourself.

April 1st, 2021|Comments Off on Dis-/mis-information panel wows attendees. Listen for yourself.

By Sandy Graham When your Auntie Alice starts sharing conspiracy theories on social media, do you go ballistic and demand to know where she got these cockamamie ideas? Fire back with the truth? Shaming [...]

Coloradans capture 14 firsts in NFPW’s At-Large Contest

March 27th, 2021|Comments Off on Coloradans capture 14 firsts in NFPW’s At-Large Contest

Colorado Press Women entered the NFPW At-Large Communications Contest in the largest numbers yet and hauled home fourteen first-place awards. All but one are going on to the national competition. Three people entered the [...]

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 [...]