Today 5-6 p.m., the Colorado Vaccine Equity Taskforce, an organization focused on providing vaccine information to diverse communities in Colorado, will host an informational panel over Zoom about the COVID-19 vaccine for Spanish-speaking members of the Latinx community.
When a video was removed from our YouTube channel without warning earlier this month, we began to think about how journalists should responsibly cover those making false claims and how coverage of these events is handled by social media sites.
British speaker Katie Hopkins is a racist, Islamophobic bigot. New Zealand speaker Trevor Louden is an unapologetic anti-Muslim conspiracy theorist. The pair are currently visiting Colorado on an eleven-stop speaking tour organized by former Colorado Republican Party national delegate and promoted by numerous Republican and conservative groups across the state.
In a discussion at the state Capitol last Wednesday, a national pharmaceutical lobbying group claimed that upper price limits set by a prescription drug affordability board (or a PDAB) in Colorado could violate federal law and leave Colorado open to lawsuits.
Coloradans know all too well what it’s like to deal with tragedy and trauma related to mass shootings.
Mark McCallister, candidate for Grand Junction City Council, and former Republican state Senate candidate Rupert Parchment, have shared a meme criticizing single mothers for using their children as “pawns” against fathers who don’t pay child support.
It’s more or less the same story every year in Colorado’s General Assembly. Republicans introduce ill-fated bills to restrict abortion, lawmakers are forced to spend hours hotly debating the topic, Democrats block said bills, and we all get to move on with our lives.
Monday evening’s meeting of Keep Colorado Free & Open, a group opposing public-health restrictions, was a tough room for any elected official, but especially a law enforcement officer, even one as conservative as Weld County Sheriff Steve Reams.
Like it or not, social media accounts are an indispensable component of all professional communications, but especially for elected officials, who can share their message without having to go through reporters. As a rule, the more attention the better. More followers mean a bigger megaphone to talk directly to constituents.