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CSU journalism updates name of degree, department

…iter or producer The new curriculum includes clusters of courses and workshops to support each of these specialty areas. Recent new courses include: Digital promotion and management Social media management Online writing and journalism Business reporting Data journalism Sports reporting Communication-related statistics Web programming and development Mobile media Infographics Advertising creativity and copywriting Advertising buying and selling…

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Journalism department launches study abroad programs in multimedia, travel writing

…and cultural destinations. The Croatia travel writing program starts along the Adriatic coast in the city of Split, and finishes in the capital city of Zagreb. Colburn will personally lead the program in conjunction with CSU journalism faculty. The Croatia adventure follows a four-week multimedia “boot camp” in Urbino, Italy, where CSU faculty members team with other U.S. and Italian faculty, Pulitzer Prize winners and nationally recognized…

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Science writers to discuss the changing world of journalism

It’s not a surprise that the field of journalism has changed: major newspapers, publications and broadcast stations continue to downsize. Social media has changed the landscape and continues to do so, with the launch of apps like Twitter and Vine. Leading science journalists will discuss how the media is changing, and what it means for communicating science to the public and policymakers, at an event at the Lory Student Center room 386 on…

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Student media adviser Rodenbush receives national award

…f their coverage of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal and death of longtime football coach Joe Paterno. Jim has been an adviser, instructor, editor, reporter, copy editor and page designer during his 17 years in the journalism business. He is a former journalism instructor at the University of Pittsburgh and Webster University. He spent six and a half years as a staff member at the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and was a contributor to the…

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‘Collegian’ wins top honors at regional journalism conference

…tain Collegian was named the “Best All-Around Daily Student Newspaper” and Collegian.com the “Best Affiliated Web Site” as part of the SPJ’s Mark of Excellence Awards, which recognize collegiate journalism. It is the second consecutive year that each outlet has won the award. In addition, three CSU students were recognized for their work. Abbie Parr won first place in Breaking News Photography for her photo…

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10 professional communicators inducted into CSU Media Hall of Fame

…on. In just two years, his work for the Denver Police Department earned six regional Emmy awards and six regional Edward R. Murrow Awards — the first police department in the country to receive such honors. This is the second group of CSU alumni inducted into the Media Hall of Fame. The first class of 10 was inducted five years ago. For more information about the Media Hall of Fame, contact the Department of Journalism and Media Communication at…

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Lights, camera, action: Students in Ram Productions get real-world video experience

…ho directed it. “We’re learning exactly what people use in the real world,” says Smith, who also directed the Slow Caves shoot. “It’s everything I wanted to learn.” In fact, only about a third of the Ram Productions team are journalism majors — another third are communication studies majors, and the rest come from various disciplines like music, sociology, psychology, English, interior design, even natural resources tourism. Many of them, like…

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Halo effect: Alumna wants more women in video game industry

…s/Invision for Microsoft/AP Images) Ross and Holmes share a laugh.   “She tied together an innovative collection of courses, including computer programming, physics and math,” says Greg Luft, head of CSU’s Department of Journalism and Media Communication, who recalls having Ross in one of his classes. “She did that 10 years ahead of the Information Science and Technology academic minor, which was created to help students like Bonnie blend…

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About 1,400 expected for annual ‘J Day’ event Oct. 20

…nalism-related topics, including ethics, diversity and social media. “I’m pretty sure it’s the best program we’ve ever put together,” says Jack Kennedy, executive director of the CSMA and an instructor in CSU’s Department of Journalism and Media Communication. “It’s one of the biggest state conferences in the country, and we are happy to be hosting it at CSU again.” Highlights include sessions with Dennis Ryerson, a former editor at the…

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Xbox/Halo exec, CSU alumna discusses video gaming March 31

…nd up with a stethoscope around your neck. In engineering, you don’t always see how to apply it. It’s not an obvious endgame.” At CSU, Ross eventually switched from engineering to a fledgling technical writing track in CSU’s journalism department during the 1987-88 school year. “She tied together an innovative collection of courses, including computer programming, physics and math,” says Greg Luft, head of the Department of Journalism and Media…

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