Earlier this week, we interviewed the Denver Post's sole current metro columnist, Tina Griego, who's accepted a severance deal originally designed to reduce the paper's copy-editing staff by two-thirds and will soon be moving with her family to Virginia. Her replacement? Our interpretation of the gu ... More >>
Ward Churchill.A new report by the American Association of University Professors' Colorado Conference concludes that CU-Boulder's dismissals of professor Ward Churchill and untenured history instructor Phil Mitchell were unjustified -- but that's not all. The document also concludes that its ... More >>
Dan Haley.The changes continue on the Denver Post editorial page. Shortly after the arrival of longtime metro columnist Mike Littwin and the departure of David Harsanyi for Glenn Beck's The Blaze, editorial page editor Dan Haley is leaving for an unlikely gig -- director of corporate communic ... More >>
David Harsanyi.David Harsanyi was hired as a Denver Post columnist in 2004, eventually moving to the editorial page -- and the bookshelves via his well-read 2007 effort Nanny State. He also contributed to Glenn Beck's Arguing With Idiots -- and he's now on Beck's payroll as a major player for ... More >>
Mike Littwin.Last week, we told you about the resignation of the Denver Post's Susan Greene after she was told her column would be canceled. Turns out other column-oriented changes are in the offing, including a possible move for star scribe Mike Littwin from his prime page two location to t ... More >>
Susan Greene."Trashing the Truth," a 2007 series by Miles Moffeit and Susan Greene about DNA evidence, remains the finest piece of journalism by the Denver Post over the past decade -- a controversial but deserved Pulitzer Prize finalist. Three years later, however, neither writer works for t ... More >>
Brian Vicente thinks the time will be right in two years for statewide marijuana legalization.In today's Denver Post, columnist David Harsanyi argues that the debate over medical marijuana is dishonest in part because advocates actually want legalization -- a goal that might be hurt by the pa ... More >>
An editor's note by editorial-page editor Dan Haley, featured in the op-ed section of today's Denver Post print edition, reads: "Good news from the right, and left. KOA radio talk show host and former Rocky Mountain News columnist Mike Rosen will begin writing his column for The Denver Post Friday. ... More >>
Around noon today, the lobby of the Denver Newspaper Agency building was populated mainly by reporters and photographers from other news organizations, hoping to get some info on the big news of the day: E.W. Scripps' announcement that the Rocky Mountain News' last edition would hit driveways and ne ... More >>
Kudos to sharp-eyed Denver Post writer David Harsanyi for spotting a hilarious news clip from Channel 31. In it, anchor Ron Zappolo almost but doesn't quite manage not to laugh while reading a story about a naked home intruder in Oregon named Michael Dick, who was arrested after an 88-year-old woman ... More >>
The flags flying at Invesco Field during Barack Obama's acceptance speech. During his introductory remarks prior to the Colorado Springs appearance of Republican ticketmates John McCain and Sarah Palin on Saturday, KHOW host Dan Caplis said thousands of flags distributed to the assembled throng ha ... More >>
Post journo David Harsanyi's Capitol ideas could bring him more capital. When past Westword profile subject David Harsanyi hit town back in 2004, he was the token conservative columnist in a sea of liberalism -- but somehow, he managed not to drown. Far from it: Last September, he released Nanny S ... More >>
A Boulder land grab grabs lots of attention.
The Denver Post has been on a columnist search ever since word leaked that longtimer Diane Carman would be moving on -- the topic of this blog. Moreover, Post editor Greg Moore made it clear in the October 25 Message that he was hoping to find a strong internal candidate to fill the position, as opp ... More >>
Letters from the week of 11/1/2007
From the week of 10/4/07
The Post's Gang of Four blog is turning into a cyber-soap opera thanks to a pair of melodramas co-starring columnist David Harsanyi.
The layoffs are over at the Denver Post for now, but there are more changes ahead.
Media Matters leans left as it targets the right.
The Post moves staffers outside their comfort zones.
Immigration issues deal the media a tough hand.
Rampaging bears! Rampaging Buffs! Criminals in the buff! It happened here... unfortunately.
Just the 'Fax, Man
From the week of July 1, 2004
David vs. Goliath
From the week of May 27, 2004