Barry Forbis

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2010

    Mike Shanahan scoopage courtesy of Adam Schefter, reporter (and Shanny's former business partner)

    The book Adam Schefter co-wrote with Mike Shanahan.​Former Rocky Mountain News and Denver Post sportswriter Adam Schefter has gone onto bigger and better things, first on the NFL Network and now with ESPN, where his role on football broadcasts would only be more prominent if his name was Chris ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2008

    Departures Continue at the Rocky Mountain News and Denver Post

    Once upon time, journalists were fighting to get a foot in the door at the Denver Post and the Rocky Mountain News. Today, plenty of editorial types aren't letting said door hit them on the way out. Among the departures in the past month or so: Julia C. Martinez at the Post, plus two reporters at t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2007

    Is the Rocky Turning a Corner?

    Over the past few months, Rocky Mountain News and Denver Post memos about departing employees have excluded information about replacement hires for a very simple reason: Both papers have been trying to shrink their staffs via attrition and buyouts. But a June 26 note sent to Rocky employees by manag ... More >>

  • News

    February 22, 2007


    A sports columnist is risking the ire of readers by writing about gangs -- and criticizing local media for not adequately covering the topic.

  • News

    December 16, 2004

    The Message

    Pucked Up

  • News

    February 13, 2003

    Eye of the Beholder

    Two CU groups feel burned by a fiery sports column.

  • News

    August 31, 2000

    Words Get in the Way

    If the news is offensive, how does local media report it? Very carefully.

  • News

    September 16, 1999

    Ball Carriers

    Is a Post reporter offsides when it comes to the people he covers?