News21 & Centennial Institute present:Continue Reading
"INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM AND YOUR FREEDOM"
September 17, 7pm at CCU Beckman Center
With Hannah Giles of the American Phoenix Foundation
Her undercover work at age 20 brought down ACORN
Category Archives: About the Project
The Project on News in the 21st Century, conducted by Colorado Christian University through its Centennial Institute think tank, was launched in July 2011 as a joint initiative in classroom instruction and civic engagement to address the growing concerns of … Continue reading
Back in 1835, in his great book Democracy in America, the Frenchman Alexis de Tocqueville announced something he found in this country that “actually surpasses belief” – the extraordinary number of periodical and occasional publications.
“Be seekers of truth” is one of the strategic objectives of Colorado Christian University. It also is – or should be – the purpose of journalism. Yet, today we see the news media losing their way, fractured by technology and … Continue reading
Natural human interest in the salacious apparently spans at least two millennia. Virgil’s Aeneid (25 B.C.) remarks upon “rumor, than whom no other evil thing is faster.” Already in the 1860s, C.H. Spurgeon could cite as an “old proverb” the … Continue reading