Burt Hubbard

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    Kevin Vaughan, Denver Post city editor, leaving to join nonprofit I-News

    Despite reassurances, questions continue to be raised about the financial health of the Denver Post following the bankruptcy of the Journal Register Company, sister firm of MediaNews Group, the Post's owner. But Post city editor Kevin Vaughan insists that sinking-ship fears had nothing to do with hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    I-News: Can Laura Frank's journalism project slow the disappearance of investigative reporting?

    Laura Frank.​With resources and revenues for print and broadcast news operations continuing to shrink, investigative journalism -- a vital form, but among the field's most expensive -- is becoming more rare with each passing day. But former Rocky Mountain News reporter Laura Frank thinks she's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2009

    Q&A with Denver Post editor Greg Moore

    Photo by J. KnightDenver Post editor Greg Moore at the February 26 press conference that announced the closure of the Rocky Mountain News. During the period of time between the December announcement that the Rocky Mountain News had been put up for sale and the February press conference revealing th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2009

    Rocky Mountain News' John Temple on whether or not this week will be "boxless"

    At staff meetings he's held on Thursdays since the December announcement that the Rocky Mountain News had been put up for sale by its owner, E.W. Scripps, John Temple, the paper's editor, publisher and president, has frequently reassured his staff that a given week would be "boxless" -- meaning that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2007

    Bad Timing for the Rocky Mountain News' Energy Series

    The Rocky Mountain News has invested an enormous amount of time and resources in "Beyond the Boom." The four-day series, which debuted on December 10, is an ambitious attempt to grapple with the impact of the current uptick in energy-related projects on the state, complete with special, ad-free sect ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2007

    Of Age

    As pointed out in this blog, the Rocky Mountain News recently offered what was described as a "voluntary separation package" to fifty Rocky employees age 55 and older who have worked at the tabloid for at least ten years. This plan, which is intended to shrink the staff by twenty workers, or about t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2006

    More Messages: Good Rocky, Bad Rocky

    As of this moment, the Rocky Mountain News is the most entertaining daily newspaper in Denver, if only because it's equally capable of excellent journalism and questionable judgement from one day to the next. At this writing, the Rocky is in the midst of a five-day series, "Immigration: The Border ... More >>

  • News

    June 19, 2003

    The Message

    The Mayor's Race