Journalism is dead: That seems to be the familiar refrain among the public these days.
But last night, a panel of practitioners and free-press advocates at a preview event for the National Conference on Media Reform taking place in Denver next month, begged to differ. In their view, journalism is a ... More >>
This week in print, we take an in-depth look at Secretary of State Scott Gessler, who has faced ongoing accusations of suppressing voters.
We published the story the same day that Republican lawmakers at the start of the new legislative session put forth a bill they crafted with Gessler that would ... More >>
Throughout Colorado today, hundreds of poll watchers will be monitoring activity to ensure that there is no law-breaking or fraud. But they won't be the only volunteers at election sites. Hundreds more will also be dispatched throughout the state with the central mission of protecting voter's rights ... More >>
As we reported earlier this week, the presidential campaigns and supporting super PACs have already spent a whopping total of $25.7 million on advertisements in Colorado. That number is going to continue to skyrocket in this key swing state -- and experts expect spending to reach $1.1 billion across ... More >>
Nearly 4,000 registered voters in Colorado received a letter this week from Secretary of State Scott Gessler asking that they prove their citizenship or otherwise remove themselves from voter rolls. Gessler, who says he is preventing fraud, identified these residents through the Division of Motor Ve ... More >>
In January 2008, the night before the presidential election, Gilbert Ortiz received his first strange phone call. The following morning, the Pueblo county clerk and recorder would receive thousands repeating the report, but his relative caught him first. She asked why he had changed her polling loca ... More >>
Elena Nunez.Growing up and watching Crossfire in Tempe, Arizona, 33-year-old Elena Nunez learned to trust her local government approximately as far as she could throw it. In the late '80s, Arizona Governor Evan Mecham was impeached on grounds of misusing funds and obstruction of justice, and ... More >>
It was the sixteenth anniversary of the Million Man March, October 16, 2011, and thousands gathered in Washington for a ceremony dedicating the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. Steve Justino, co-chair of Colorado's Move to Amend, remembers sitting by his computer in Colorado losing sleep -- ... More >>