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CPW recognizes local news to celebrate 80th anniversary

Colorado Press Women was founded 80 years ago by a statewide consortium of women who primarily covered community news for their local newspapers. Appropriately then, Linda Shapley, publisher of Colorado Community Media, will be the featured speaker at CPW’s 80th anniversary on October 2, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., at the Buell Public Media Center, 2101 Arapahoe St., Denver. 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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CPW members visit newspapers where their foremothers worked

August 8th, 2021|Comments Off on CPW members visit newspapers where their foremothers worked

About a dozen Colorado Press Women and friends visited newspapers in Canon City and Alamosa, Colorado, July 30 and 31 on CPW’s 80th anniversary to meet the editors and staff to present a plaque [...]

CPW members score four firsts in national contest

June 13th, 2021|Comments Off on CPW members score four firsts in national contest

Colorado Press Women members fared even better than previous years in the national contest of the National Federation of Press Women when the results were announced virtually June 11 during the annual conference -- [...]

Stories shared of foreign troublemaking

May 13th, 2021|Comments Off on Stories shared of foreign troublemaking

Iran has spoofed the Proud Boys. Chinese disinformation called into question the efficacy and safety of the Pfizer vaccine. As far back as the 1980s when Putin was in the KGB, Russia fabricated “Operation [...]

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 [...]