Come to class informed. Be inquisitive and curious about the world.
Read, Watch and Listen
Know what’s happening in current events, both in our community and in the
state, nation and world. Read newspapers or on-line news sources, listen
to radio news (such as KOA-850AM, campus radio, Radio 1190AM, or
NPR), and definitely watch television news.
Some suggested sources to keep you informed on local, national and world
Also, don't forget the CU Independent, the campus online newspaper.
NOTE: NewsTeam has an agreement with The Daily Camera, CNN, and The Denver Channel (KMGH-TV Denver's 7) to use video from their websites.
We don't have permission to use anything from AP sources.
Just because you can get it off the Internet doesn't mean we can use it on our show. Sources from Google images, and even YouTube videos, are copyright protected.
Don't take for granted that what you read is always true. If you're
curious about controversial ideas or extraordinary claims, then these
websites are available to help clarify various viewpoints.
The Annenberg Political Fact Check is a nonpartisan, nonprofit, "consumer
advocate" site for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and
confusion in U.S. politics. They monitor the factual accuracy of what is said
by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches,
interviews, and news releases.
PolitiFact is a project operated by the St. Petersburg Times, a project in
which its reporters and editors fact-check statements by members of
Congress, the White House, lobbyists and interest groups. They publish
original statements and their evaluations on the website and assign a
This site addresses common fallacies, misinformation, old wives' tales,
strange news stories, rumors, celebrity gossip and similar items. The site is
operated by David and Barbara Mikkelson, a California couple who don't
expect anyone to accept them as the ultimate authority on any topic, which
is why their site's name indicates that it contains reference pages.