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CPW members score four firsts in national contest

By |2021-06-13T17:11:12-06:00June 13th, 2021|Categories: Club News, Competitions, Professional 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 -- four first-place awards, four second places, three thirds and two honorable mentions, meaning all 13 national entries placed. Congratulations everyone! This [...]

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Stories shared of foreign troublemaking

By |2021-05-13T16:57:16-06:00May 13th, 2021|Categories: Club News|

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 Denver,” which alleged the U.S. military manufactured AIDS and planted the story in a paper in India to lead third world [...]

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Karen Pochert Petersen, Colorado 2021 Communicator of Achievement

By |2021-04-13T00:07:55-06:00April 8th, 2021|Categories: Club News, Communicator of Achievement, Competitions|

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 gas emissions” to appear in federal websites and publications, Karen Pochert Petersen spoke up. After her first thought of quitting her [...]

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

By |2021-04-01T18:54:54-06:00April 1st, 2021|Categories: Club News, Events|

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 is “the absolutely worst place to start,” said Nora Benavidez, director of PEN America’s U.S. Free Expressions Programs, during the March [...]

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

By |2021-03-28T22:11:29-06:00March 27th, 2021|Categories: Club News, Competitions, Professional 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 At-Large contest as nonmembers and joined CPW/NFPW after winning first places for their entries. Donna Bryson scored the most first places [...]

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CFOIC busy through pandemic

By |2020-10-10T19:44:29-06:00October 10th, 2020|Categories: Advocacy, Club News|

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 public meetings open and information available for everyone in the state. Recently, the CFOIC has: Filed an amicus brief in support [...]

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Media engagement efforts continue

By |2020-10-10T19:24:33-06:00October 10th, 2020|Categories: Advocacy|

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 professor in the Department of Mass Communications and Center for New Media, sent back this report: The Open Media Foundation held [...]

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Media literacy bill victim of pandemic purge

By |2020-05-30T20:05:32-06:00May 30th, 2020|Categories: Advocacy, Club News|

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 only a small budget of $25,358, the House Education Committee voted 13-0 to kill the legislation at the request of sponsor [...]

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Sandy Nance, 2020 National & Colorado Winner

By |2020-07-02T18:16:55-06:00April 2nd, 2020|Categories: Club News, Communicator of Achievement|

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 creative than she expected and she put advertising aside. “I decided I’d rather write about people than products,” said Sandy, now [...]

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2020 At-Large Colorado Contest Winners

By |2020-03-29T23:48:24-06:00March 29th, 2020|Categories: Professional Contest|

Colorado Press Women members again fared well in NFPW's At-Large Communications Contest for members in states that don't run their own contest. This contest is increasingly competitive and this year featured entrants from Kentucky, South Dakota, Louisiana, New York, Oregon, North Carolina, Arizona, New Jersey, Maine, Michigan and Georgia. First place winners in the At-Large Contest [...]

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