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Bringing news literacy to Colorado teachers

Colorado Press Women had a unique opportunity to work with journalism and English teachers from around the state to promote media literacy!  We partnered with the Colorado Student Media Association, Colorado Language Arts Society, CU Boulder’s College of Media, Communication and Information for a full-day workshop on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 on the CU-Boulder campus.  Around 60 teachers and CPW members attended.

Keynote speaker was Damaso Reyes of New York, director of partnerships for the News Literacy Project, who came to the Denver Press Club for an event we sponsored last summer.

Following his presentation was a panel of CU professors:

Lee Ann ColacioppoDenver Post Editor Lee Ann Colacioppo was the luncheon speaker. CPW member and Denverite reporter Donna Bryson was on a panel discussion with high school teachers to round out the day. Colorado State Rep. Lisa Cutter spoke about a media literacy bill she has introduced this session. The event


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

By | April 19th, 2018|Categories: Club News, Events|

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

By | February 6th, 2018|Categories: Club News, Events|

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Capacity crowd enjoys authors at Nov. 4 event

By | November 26th, 2017|Categories: Club News, Events|

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By | August 10th, 2017|Categories: Club News, Events|

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