CU Journalism students Kate Spencer (left) and Isa Jones (right) work at the school's online news site, the CU Independent.
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University of Colorado President Bruce Benson is recommending that the Boulder campus move forward with plans to revamp its journalism school.
Benson said he came to the decision after meeting with Chancellor Phil DiStefano, students, faculty, advisory board members and Colorado journalists. While the ultimate goal is to strengthen journalism education, the current plan requires the discontinuation of the journalism school itself.
It’s a term that’s raised alarm bells for many students and faculty.
With a shutdown of the federal government looming, Colorado Senator Mark Udall has introduced legislation that he says aims to prevent either party from using a threat of a government shutdown to push its agenda.
After a compromise was reached on the state budget - education cuts and other cost-saving measures are now being debated by the Colorado Senate. It's what our media partners at Colorado Inside Out are talking about.
Legislative leaders from both parties and Governor John Hickenlooper have reached what’s been called an historic agreement on how to balance the state’s budget. All sides say they had to make some sacrifices.