Bringing news literacy to Colorado teachers
Colorado Press Women has a unique opportunity to work with journalism and English teachers from around the state to promote media literacy! We are partnering 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. Registration is at 8:30 a.m.
Keynote speaker at 9 a.m. is 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 will be a panel of CU professors:
Denver Post Editor Lee Ann Colacioppo is the luncheon speaker. CPW member and Denverite reporter Donna Bryson leads a panel discussion with high school teachers to round out the day. Colorado State Rep. Lisa Cutter is expected to attend and discuss a media literacy bill she is planning to introduce this session. The event is schedule to end at 2 p.m.
Cost is $25 per person, which includes parking in the Euclid Garage and lunch (options are included in your online registration). Registration is online, using this form.
Seating is limited to 100, and the registration deadline is end of the day, Jan. 22. Parking directions and all final details will be shared on Jan. 23.
CPW members and other professional journalists are encouraged to attend and network with teachers.
Ongoing CPW Events
The CPW Writers Group welcomes new members interested in stretching into creative writing, whether it’s fiction, nonfiction, poetry or scripts. We meet at 10 a.m . on the second Saturday of the month. For details, contact Dala Giffin.
Corey Hutchins came to Colorado Press Women’s May 20 meeting to talk about matters newspapers don’t usually report on. For example: owners who are cutting staff costs and milking the cash out of Colorado newspapers. [...]
Lynn Bartels speaks to CPW. Lynn Bartels fears a legislative attempt to bring Colorado’s Open Records Act into the 21st century has been set up to fail, and that that might lead proponents [...]
The topic “Restoring Trust in the Media” elicited a lively panel discussion by three university journalism professors, a newspaper editor and a high school journalism teacher, along with members of Colorado Press Women and guests [...]
The first woman editor of The Denver Post in nearly its 124-year history, Lee Ann Colacioppo, told Colorado Press Women members and guests meeting at the Denver Press Club Sept. 22 that she first got [...]
On the exact date of its first meeting, CPW celebrated its 75th anniversary at the beautiful Stonebrook Manor and Gardens in Thornton. The program featured Prof. Lee Anne Peck's presentation on CPW's early history, gleaned [...]
“Celebrating Colorado Women in Journalism” — Women’s Hall of Fame honored pioneering women journalists and CPW’s 75th Anniversary
"Celebrating Colorado Women Journalists," a special event honoring pioneering women journalists in Colorado and CPW's 75th anniversary, planned by the Colorado Women's Hall of Fame. The event featured a panel discussion, "Breaking Barriers in Broadcast [...]