Last week, the Denver Post announced a desire to sell its 7.3 percent stake in the Colorado Rockies -- an asset acquired due to the Rocky Mountain News's 2009 closure. A knowledgeable source tells Westword this move was motivated by dire financial problems at the Post -- ones serious enough that the ... More >>
Update: At this point, neither representatives of the Denver Post nor the folks at the Denver Newspaper Guild seem eager to talk in detail about a plan to lay off two-thirds of the copy editors at the paper of record. However, we've gotten more information about the likely fallout. In the end, as ma ... More >>
The morning after Denver Post execs detailed copy-editor layoffs at an employee meeting, the paper ballyhooed its rising circulation figures. But a local journalist crunched the numbers, and he thinks the news is worse than advertised due to "fuzzy math" that attempts to disguise a major decline in ... More >>
Dean Singleton.Update:As of yesterday afternoon, the Denver Post hadn't published an article about its latest circulation report -- for space reasons, perhaps? However, such a piece appears in today's print edition -- and it's less spin-happy than usual, straight-forwardly conceding that sale ... More >>
"Told you so."The Denver Post isn't exactly known for writing about itself in hard-hitting fashion: Note its coverage of the bankruptcy filing by parent firm MediaNews Group's holding company, which attempted to bury the word "bankruptcy." As such, it's not especially surprising that the sam ... More >>
The Post moved over 340,000 of these babies today.Predictably, the Denver Post accentuated the positive in its analysis of its circulation figures just out from the Audit Bureau of Circulation, reporting that the broadsheet has retained 86 percent of former Rocky Mountain News customers in th ... More >>
"Post Pleased By Numbers," a Denver Post article about its latest circulation figures, is journalistically appalling -- and absolutely nothing new. Whereas the Rocky Mountain News' circulation reports were typically tough and unexpectedly evenhanded over the course of recent years, the Post's versio ... More >>
A coupon that attempts to lure Rocky Mountain News fans to sign up with the Denver Post. The Denver Post has done some mighty fine work since it became the city's only major daily, as pointed out in today's blog about an impressive drunk-driving-stats package. But that doesn't mean every subscriber ... More >>
Going down? Circulation continues to fall at major metropolitan daily newspapers around the country -- and the numbers at the Rocky Mountain News and Denver Post are worse than the national average. According to the most recent survey conducted by the Audit Bureau of Circulations, the organization ... More >>
Two newspapers that were once mortal enemies make plans to cohabit.
Writers at the Rocky Mountain News and the Denver Post appear to have very different ideas about newspaper circulation figures released on April 28 by the Audit Bureau of Circulations, an industry-supported monitoring organization. The Rocky's piece, "Denver Papers' Circulation Falls," penned by the ... More >>
Amid the commotion caused by the Denver Post's front-page editorial on November 4 (click here for the story), another development involving the paper -- an updated circulation report -- has received only modest play. Nevertheless, the numbers are beyond dismal. According to the Audit Bureau of Circu ... More >>
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