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News Literacy Project expanding in Colorado with July 11 presentation

Concerned about online misinformation? The lack of news literacy? You can make a difference by participating in this free workshop.  Journalists, educators and librarians are invited to attend a presentation by News Literacy Project’s Director of Partnerships at the Denver Press Club Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Click here for event details.

 

September 21-23 in Grand Junction

CPW is planning a social excursion to the Western Slope where long-time member Ruth Anna will introduce us to some highlights she’s discovered around her new home town of Grand Junction.   Click here for event details.

 

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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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 [...]

CPW’s Ruth Anna receives inaugural Citizen Champion award at CFOIC lunch and workshop to mark Sunshine Week

April 19th, 2018|Comments Off on CPW’s Ruth Anna receives inaugural Citizen Champion award at CFOIC lunch and workshop to mark Sunshine Week

Ruth Anna, a former president of the Colorado Press Women and the National Federation of Press Women, was honored by Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition, where she had been a longtime board member, at the [...]

Fake news workshop offers tips and resources to help weed out bogus news sources

February 6th, 2018|Comments Off on Fake news workshop offers tips and resources to help weed out bogus news sources

“A lie can travel around the world before the truth can get its boots on.” No one knows who first penned that quote, which is often mistakenly attributed to Mark Twain, but variations of it [...]