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Register now for our annual Capitol Hill Press Conference

A more than 30-year tradition, Capitol Hill Press Conference (CHPC) returns to the Old Supreme Court Chambers of the state capitol on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. Registration is free, though participation is a bit limited, with two students per CSMA-member medium allowed. All registration is online and student names may be substituted right up to the day of the event. We invite attendees to arrange to visit the floor of the state house or senate, visit...

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Online registration for CHPC is now available

We are working on a mix of legislative leaders and state education officials for this year's Capitol Hill Press Conference, a fixture since 1984 for CSMA members. Registration is free (though we do...  Read More »

January 10

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Capitol Hill Press Conference 2016

Press Law & Ethics Certified Advisers

Angela Banfield, CJE, Early College HS
Justin Daigle, CJE, Brighton HS
Carrie Hendrix, CJE, Lewis-Palmer HS
Kalilah Herscovici, Chaparral HS
Kelly Johnson, CJE, Delta HS
Jill Jones, formerly Windsor HS
Bonnie Katzive, Monarch HS
Yvette Manculich, Powell MS
Tracy Marcello, formerly Fossil Ridge HS
Alyson Mazza, formerly Rock Canyon HS
Ellie Norwood, CJE, Arvada West HS
Tom Patrick, Palmer Ridge HS

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Grid and typography ideas

Grid and typography ideas

This month's recap focuses on two dynamic magazines: Entertainment Weekly and Wired. Grids Want to shake up your look a bit? Worried about how to include more content in a sma...  Read More »

November 17

Colorado student media programs honored by NSPA at national convention

Colorado student media programs honored by NSPA at national convention

Broadcast Pacemaker Award The Nighthawk News - Rocky Heights MS Best of Show Junior High/Middle School Yearbook #2 - Eagle Eye View, Sierra MS #5 - The Crusader, Ca...  Read More »

November 14

Our First Amendment test is here. We can’t afford to flunk it.

Our First Amendment test is here. We can’t afford to flunk it.

By Margaret Sullivan Media Columnist / November 13 / The Washington Post What really makes America great? It’s the meaning of 45 words found in the Bill of Righ...  Read More »

November 14

Attribution tips for journalists, in a nutshell

Attribution tips for journalists, in a nutshell

When you are citing, but not quoting Sources in AP style are much less scholarly than MLA or APA, since the purpose is simple attribution with clarity for the reader. Students should ...  Read More »

September 14

Recap of Wired magazine – September issue

Recap of Wired magazine – September issue

September 4

How to be an expert: 8 proven secrets to superior skill

How to be an expert: 8 proven secrets to superior skill

August 22

Kick start the new year with SNO experts

Kick start the new year with SNO experts

April 5

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