#CannabisJournalism Meeting March 25-29

#CannabisJournalism is back for the spring interterm at the University of Denver. Current and enrolled DU students are welcome to attend this session that meetings March 25-29. Fields trips to local grows and local media agencies are on the agenda, along with a full schedule of in-class speakers and introductory journalism/media education.


#CannabisJournalism on the @DenverPost @Cannabist Show with @Bruvs

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Ricardo Baca and Andrew Matranga, The Cannabist Show March 22, 2016

After a truly educational week Spring Interterm session of #CannabisJournalism, I was able to sit in with Ricardo Baca of the Denver Post on his Cannabist Show and talk about my recent experiences teaching this class and about his evolution on the marijuana beat.

With the launch of the documentary Rolling Papers, there was a perfect entry point for the class to wrap their heads around the current events that are shaping Colorado’s culture, policy and position in the world’s greatest social science experiment still in progress.

Watch the whole interview on The Cannabist site.

Spring Interterm 2016: Day Four Slides


Two guests in the morning as the meat of the sandwich. Writing in the afternoon as the top slice, with the morning huddle and style talk as the foundation. It will be a less-hectic today compared to Tuesday and Wednesday. A cup of soup and a half sandwich kind of day.

9a meeting in Sturm 434
9:15a – Huddle
9:30a – Journalism Writing Style Overview
10-10:30 – Twitter Analytics
10:30-11a – Break
11-11:45a – Emmett, Center Mass Media
12-12:45a – Jay, Toke Radio
12:45-1p – Huddle
1-2p – Lunch
2-5p – Writing & editing on Final Project and Day Four Medium Post