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Radio CMC gets closer to students with second studio at Spring Valley Campus

Radio CMC just got a brand new studio at the Colorado Mountain College Spring Valley campus, in addition to the first one in Glenwood Springs. The radio station has been broadcasting to the Roaring Fork Valley and online since 2011, thanks to students, instructors, sponsors and local partnerships. The radio station is a powerful tool… Read more »

‘Say yes to every opportunity’

Spotlight on adjunct instructor Corby Anderson By Desiree Raven What does a teacher from a one-room schoolhouse in the poorest part of the Appalachian Mountains named Ruby Forcum Anderson have to do with Colorado Mountain College?

Alpine Bank Scholar, Veronica Mendivil, produces show for RadioCMC

By Desiree Raven It happens every day. A young girl of 17 finds herself pregnant. For Isaacson School student Veronica Mendivil this was her reality and she didn’t want to become a teen mom cliché. “I thought I would have to work at McDonald’s the rest of my life,” Mendivil said. “I really didn’t know… Read more »

Third Coast Festival ShortDocs Challenge

It’s that time of year again when audio storytellers rejoice: Chicago’s Third Coast International Audio Festival (TCIAF). TCIAF, as it notes on its website, “curates sound-rich audio stories from around the world and shares them with as many ears as possible – on the radio, on the Internet, and at public listening events all over… Read more »

PDN’s PHOTO OF THE DAY: Swimming With Sharks

View image |   PDN featured photos from Carbondale-based photographer Tyler Stableford’s new project as the January 23 “Photo of the Day.” Stableford’s new project captures ethereal images of an underwater diver swimming with whale sharks off the Yucatan Peninsula. Stableford and his talented crew of Draper White and Kate Rolston have photographed several… Read more »

WIRED: 13 Lessons for a New Era

From Lesson #2: “Design consistency gives you that peace of mind and the sense that this is a stable place to build a relationship. Whenever an app is buggy, the grid doesn’t line up, or the type treatment is off, you start to question a company and wonder where else they’re slipping. What about my… Read more »

Flickr’s 20 Under 20

  Flickr has uncovered twenty very talented photographers under twenty years old. Their subjects and styles show diverse views of the world. Their mastery of photographic storytelling is beyond their years. Check out their portfolios.

Google Body?

Google has ambitious plans to create a map of a healthy human body. According to the Wall Street Journal, “the project will collect anonymous genetic and molecular information from 175 people—and later thousands more—to create what the company hopes will be the fullest picture of what a healthy human being should be.” The map will… Read more »

Midia Ninjas are redefining journalism in Brazil

They’re covering the biggest protest movement Brazil has seen in two decades. Felipe Marques, one of the volunteer Midia Ninja’s leaders, stands by a chart of Brazil’s new soccer stadiums and explains the schedule for World Cup games from Rio to Manaus. “We’ll get word out to everyone via Twitter about alternative events, protests happening… Read more »