Celebrating one year of Coloradoan Conversations

A more positive discussion of local issues This March marks one year since the Fort Collins newspaper the Coloradoan brought back their opinion page in the form of Coloradoan Conversations. Coloradoan Conversations is a joint effort with our Center for Public Deliberation’s (CPD’s) Northern Colorado Deliberative Journalism Project. Each week, the Coloradoan picks one or […]

Professor Martín Carcasson interviewed on the Media Diversity Institute podcast

Martín Carcasson and Coloradoan newspaper executive editor Eric Larsen interviewed on Media Diversity Institute’s MDI Global podcast: “How is deliberative journalism connecting communities?” On February 9, 2023, Media Diversity Institute’s Tanya Saksewski interviewed Professor Martín Carcasson and the Fort Collins Coloradoan newspaper’s executive editor Eric Larsen on the new MDI Global podcast. In this inaugural […]

“Taking on Two Crises: Democracy and Journalism”

Martín Carcasson’s article published in National Civic Review Professor and Center for Public Deliberation Director Martín Carcasson has published the article “Taking on Two Crises: Democracy and Journalism” in National Civic Review. Excerpt: Dual crises in democracy and journalism are occurring in communities across the country. Democracy is struggling as partisanship, polarization, and growing authoritarian […]

“How a university partnership helps The Coloradoan build opinion content and audience engagement”

CPD’s Deliberative Journalism Project of Northern Colorado featured in Better News This month, Eric Larsen, executive editor of the Fort Collins newspaper The Coloradoan, wrote about the success of our Center for Public Deliberation’s (CPD’s) Deliberative Journalism Project of Northern Colorado for Better News. Larsen discusses how The Coloradoan, in partnership with the CPD and […]

Professor Martín Carcasson interviewed by Colorado Public Radio on NoCo Deliberative Journalism Project

Martín Carcasson interviewed by KUNC’s Colorado Edition on his work with the Northern Colorado Deliberative Journalism Project Professor Martín Carcasson is the Director of the Center for Public Deliberation (CPD), which is housed in the Department of Communication Studies at CSU. The CPD is part of the core team behind the NoCo Deliberative Journalism Project⁠—a […]

New seminar: Teaching Northern Colorado’s LGBTQ+ Past in the K-12 Classroom

2022 Carl A. Bimson Humanities Seminar Program Award CSU Associate Professor and Director of Public Speaking Thomas R. Dunn was recently granted the 2022 Carl A. Bimson Humanities Seminar Award from the College of Liberal Arts for his work with the Queer Memory Project of Northern Colorado. This competitive award provides $15,000 to support a […]