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:
Denver 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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