If Met Media collected a nickel for every time someone accused a member of our news staff of over stepping their bounds, asking questions they “shouldn’t” or misrepresenting someone or something on Auraria Campus, we would empty out a sizeable jar on a regular basis. This is not to say that we are unethical or […]
Comments made by veteran reporter Greg Dobbs generated controversy while he spoke at Auraria on the changing nature of terrorism. Dobbs took questions toward the end of his Oct. 21 lecture at St. Cajetan’s. A member of the audience asked, “With the overall failure of democracy in the region, how do you explain the success of […]
I was watching the news the night the two journalists were killed. I was so absorbed, and shocked by what had happened, that I didn’t realize my daughter was paying attention. ‘Mom, that’s not going to happen to you is it?,’ she asked. I struggled to answer, because the truth is, I don’t know. While […]
Talk show host Wendy Williams told a room of students at the Tivoli what it takes to make it in media and held nothing back. “Communications is a stupid major,” Williams said. “I would have majored in business. You need a solid internship or two. You also need a hustle.” Despite majoring in communications herself, […]
Notable journalist and author Janet Mock came to Auraria Feb. 26 to speak about transgender rights and intersectionality as the 2015 Rachel B. Noel Distinguished Visiting Professor. Mock’s speech, titled “Weaving Our Stories: Trans Women & Our Legacy at the Intersections,” was also part of the Institute for Women’s Studies and Services’ annual Bridge Speaker […]
Jessica Ghawi was a broadcast journalism major at MSU Denver before she was killed in the July 2012 Aurora theater shooting. Ghawi’s family has established the Jessica Redfield Ghawi Scholarship in memory and celebration of her life. The scholarship was created to help female students studying for a journalism career, preferably in broadcast or sports […]
While the choice of advertising in last week’s paper has been controversial — not least among The Metropolitan’s staff — we stand by our choice to run this one-time ad. When deciding whether or not to run an ad, we do our best to be equitable. We ask questions like “is the product or service […]
As I enter my fifth year at Metro State, I can’t help but notice a sudden sharp atmosphere change. Perhaps it is because I expected my last year to be, well, my last. But the usual, small paradigm shifts of graduations and new students seems particularly jarring to me this time around.
John Quinones, award winning reporter, and host of ABC’s “What Would You Do?” visited the Tivoli Turnhalle Sept. 14, for a lecture, hosted by the UCD’s Office of Student Life.
This morning I received a Letter to the Editor in regard to an article I wrote for the June 24, 2010 issue of The Metropolitan, “Churches split on PrideFest parade.” The writer of the letter felt my article lacked journalistic integrity due to either inadequate reporting or an anti-gay bias.