Moments ago, during an appearance on Peter Boyles's KHOW talk show (and while surrounded by TV cameras), former Congressman Tom Tancredo announced that he's running for governor...again. "I announced 5 minutes ago my intention to seek the Republican nomination for Governor of Colorado and look forw ... More >>
Five years after she passed away at the age of 62, Molly Ivins is hotter than ever. In fact, all five performances of the one-woman play based on her life and writings, Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins, sold out before the run even started. And at last night's preview, Rhonda Brown, ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Diane Carman. As noted in the second item from this October 2007 Message column, longtime Denver Post columnist Diane Carman left the paper in order to take a position as communications director with the Presidential Climate Action Project, associated with the University of Colorado Denver's Schoo ... More >>
As noted in the December 13 Message, the Denver Post recently named two new metro columnists, Susan Greene and William Porter (pictured), whose charge is to write memorably about local doings without chaining themselves to any one ideological viewpoint. In their bows, which saw print on December 16 ... 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
Brightly colored advertising stickers on the front of the Denver dailies are part of a national trend to turn page one into a billboard.
More and more sports stories are winding up on the front page Ė but such placement isnít always a winner.
The October 11 Message column details the resolution of CSU v. McSwane, in which the Colorado State University board of student communications chose to formally admonish David McSwane, the student editor of the Rocky Mountain Collegian, the campus newspaper, for authorizing and endorsing a September ... More >>
Plenty of veteran scribes have left the Denver Post during the past year or so -- but the impending departure of columnist Diane Carman, which staffers learned about on the afternoon of October 8, may be the most surprising to date. Why? Earlier this year, the Post announced a buyout plan aimed at ... More >>
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.
Jim Spencer was arguably the biggest name to be handed his head when the Denver Post cut a handful of staffers a few weeks back. As a columnist, his job wasn't protected by the Denver Newspaper Guild-negotiated contract that governs most editorial employees at the broadsheet -- and because the Post ... More >>
Richard "Kush" Griffith, who died this week in Kentucky at age 58, leaves behind a legacy in Denver, where he'd lived for the previous decade -- but more importantly, he put his mark on some of the best and most vital popular music made on this planet during the past half-century. Chuck Fishman, a C ... More >>
The layoffs are over at the Denver Post for now, but there are more changes ahead.
As noted in this June 11 blog, Denver Post editor Greg Moore announced to his staff that sixteen people had decided to accept a buyout package offered to workers age fifty and older -- but he also conceded that these individuals had the right to change their mind prior to a June 15 deadline. In the ... More >>
David vs. Goliath
Pledge of Allegiance
From the week of July 3, 2003
Tom Tancredo is on a crusade to save America -- and he's looking for recruits.
A hard-nosed TV reporter is peddling a new line -- of cosmetics.
For better or worse, KHOW's Scott Redmond has people talking.
A writer's departure from the Post raises questions about the paper's commitment to metro columns.
The Post denies accusations of slanted coverage.
Here's our top-ten list of ways the Post's new leader can make his paper better.
The Sunday Denver Post is one of America's most widely circulated newspapers. Does it deserve to be?
If you loaned money to this former Fox News staffer -- and many did -- you may be out of luck.
The business of writing about business can be mighty profitable these days.
A syndicated sports talker and a local station run afoul of the Colorado Rockies PR department.
WB2 joins in on morning madness.
Radio personalities that really go the distance.
Tempest in a teepee...
Denver's fabulous sports babes still struggle to score in the male broadcast world.