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Amy Herdy

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2012

    Movies in Colorado: Industry, politicians rally for bill to increase filmmaker incentives

    On a small stage on the steps of the Capitol this morning, surrounded by more than a hundred local film industry folks, House Minority Leader Mark Ferrandino ticked off movies made in Colorado: City Slickers, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and one he called "the seminal piece of film work that r ... More >>

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    January 19, 2012

    The Invisible War: Amy Herdy on Sundance bow of film about sex assaults in military

    Yesterday, following new reports about sex assaults at the Air Force Academy, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced a campaign to address the problem -- one that's about to get even more exposure. That's because tomorrow marks the Sundance Film Fest premiere of The Invisible War, director Kirby D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2011

    Amy Herdy's new book tells story of serial rapist Brent J. Brents, conflicts with Denver Post

    Amy Herdy.​Diary of a Predator, a new book by Amy Herdy, isn't simply a true-crime tale based on the disturbing actions of serial rapist Brent J. Brents. It's also a memoir that pulls back the curtains on Herdy's reporting of the Brents story for the Denver Post, revealing conflicts with edito ... More >>

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    February 16, 2010

    Max Karson's satirical war against Asians begets Speak Out!, new social-justice campaign at CU

    Photo by Mark MangerMax Karson circa 2008, when he (jokingly) declared war against Asians.​Today, CUIndependent.com, CU's student-news site, is debuting Speak Out!, which Amy Herdy, the publication's adviser, describes as "a new social-justice endeavor" that will address racism, sexism, homoph ... More >>

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    May 27, 2009

    Amy Herdy's Pakistan travel diary, volume five

    Amir Mateen, the CEO of Rohi TV, with anchorwoman Asma Shirazi. Editor's note: Amy Herdy, a former Denver Post and Channel 9 journalist who's currently the advisor for the University of Colorado at Boulder's CUIndependent.com online newspaper, has spent recent weeks in Pakistan under the auspices o ... More >>

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    May 27, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, May 27 edition

    Photo by Aaron ThackerayTrent Nails it. Will you be game tonight? Today in Backbeat Online: • Last Night: Jane's Addiction and Nine Inch Nails at Fiddler's Green. • An extended conversation with Tim Pourbaix. Today in Cafe Society: • Eight is enough at chef's table dinner at Strings. • Bu ... More >>

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    May 26, 2009

    Amy Herdy's Pakistan travel diary, volume four

    Amy Herdy teaching at the National University of Modern Languages, or NUML, in Islamabad. Editor's note: Amy Herdy, a former Denver Post and Channel 9 journalist who's currently the advisor for the University of Colorado at Boulder's CUIndependent.com online newspaper, is in Pakistan under the ausp ... More >>

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    May 26, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, May 26 edition

    Trouble Andrew. Is it almost the weekend again? Today in Backbeat Online: • Over the Weekend: Trouble Andrew at the Bluebird. • Over the Weekend: Iwrestledabearonce at the Marquis Theater. • Over the Weekend: Moderat at Beta. • ManeLine breaks in the Deuce's live stage as first local hip-h ... More >>

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    May 21, 2009
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    May 19, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, May 19 edition

    All Capitals, suddenly van-less. Wouldn't you like to know? Today in Backbeat Online: • Lowlife jerkwads steal All Capitals' van. • Moving Pictures: B-Boys represent at Mighty 4. • Last Night: Mike Watt & the Missingmen at the Larimer Lounge. Today in Cafe Society: • RSVP fast for Slow Fo ... More >>

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    May 18, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, May 18 edition

    Photo by Soren McCartyThe Conchords in flight. Did they play "Albi the Racist Dragon?" Today in Backbeat Online: • Over the weekend: Flight of the Conchords at Red Rocks. • Moving Pictures: the Sexy Convicts, Lyin' Bitch, the Get Down, Vitamins, the Swayback, Ian Cooke, Young Coyotes. • Over ... More >>

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    May 14, 2009

    Amy Herdy's Pakistan travel diary, volume one

    Amy Herdy in Pakistan. Editor's note: Amy Herdy, a former Denver Post and Channel 9 journalist who's currently the advisor for the University of Colorado at Boulder's CUIndependent.com online newspaper, is in Pakistan under the auspices of the State Department. Her mission: to give students and pro ... More >>

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    May 14, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, May 14 edition

    Open wide... Love bites. Today in Cafe Society: • Zpizza to open z doors in Greenwood Village. • Uncork at Four Mile Historic Park tonight. • Get a job! Jesse Morreale's job fair. • Our Weekly Bread: Jersey Mike's. • Drinking with Pete at Union Station. • The Maker's Mark Mint Julep: D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2008

    Denver Post and 9News vet Amy Herdy's journalistic mission to Pakistan

    Amy Herdy. Journalist Amy Herdy has jumped from place to place in recent years. Her first job in this market was as a reporter for the Denver Post -- but she left that position to take a behind-the-scenes role at 9News, as documented in the 2007 Message column "Life Swap." From there, she shifted ... More >>

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    November 20, 2008

    Campus Press advisor Amy Herdy's Pakistan travel log

    Amy Herdy as she appeared in the Pakistani press. The blog Denver Post and 9News vet Amy Herdy's Journalistic Mission to Pakistan provides an overview of a trip to Islamabad recently completed by Herdy, who currently serves as the advisor for The Campus Press, the daily online news source for the ... More >>

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    November 20, 2008

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, November 20 edition

    Thirsty? Bring your checkbook. Let it blog, let it blog, let it blog. Today in Cafe Society: • Try the $1,000 martini at Capital Grille. • The Cooler is very cool. • Shazam! Shazz Cafe suddenly appears. • Veggie Girl has a happy hour at Dazzle. • The naked truth about the Partida Tequil ... More >>

  • News

    April 10, 2008

    CU's Campus Press Fights for Independence

    A contentious faculty meeting points to independence for CU-Boulder's student newspaper — but at what cost?

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    April 9, 2008

    Campus Press Documents, Part 3: The Herdy Study

    The April 10 Message column discusses three documents handed out to attendees of an April 2 faculty meeting held to consider the fate of the Campus Press, the student-operated online newspaper affiliated with the University of Colorado Boulder, in the wake of a divisive column by scribe Max Karson t ... More >>

  • News

    March 13, 2008

    If It's War Max Karson Wants...

    A controversial column by firebrand student Max Karson sparks bureaucratic wrangling and political infighting at CU-Boulder.

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    February 27, 2008

    The Latest Max Karson Brouhaha Keeps Building

    CU student and inveterate controversy magnet Max Karson has made plenty of headlines in recent years for his satirical writings and attention-getting stunts, as this February 21 More Messages blog outlines. However, his latest contretemps, spurred by a piece entitled "If It's War the Asians Want..." ... More >>

  • News

    March 1, 2007

    Life Swap

    More newspaper reporters are taking the leap to TV -- a move some print pros still see as consorting with the enemy.

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    July 21, 2005

    The Message

    Yours Truly?

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    December 2, 2004

    The Message

    Fighting the Chills

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    March 4, 2004

    The Message

    Rack and Ruin

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    June 5, 2003

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of June 5, 2003

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