At around 11 a.m. today, two prominent churches on the Auraria campus were hosting very different functions. A group of down-on-their-luck people stood in a line behind St. Elizabeth of Hungary to receive a donated lunch. Meanwhile, several hundred yards away, thirty former Rocky Mountain News journ ... More >>
The mood at last night's Rocky Mountain News candlelight migil (half march, half vigil --- so coined, in the tradition of the Martin Luther King Day Marade, by someone cleverer than me) was light. Although the details of the event hinted at the possibility of theatrics, the actual gathering felt mor ... 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 >>
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 >>
Reader reviews of the Rocky Mountain News' redesign may be mixed -- but whoa, what's up with the new columnist photos? Who knew that pasty and pale writers could look so damn sexy?! You have to wonder what these wordsmiths were thinking as they stepped in front of the lens. Do I smile? Do I brood? S ... More >>
The gift that kept on giving.
A writer's departure from the Post raises questions about the paper's commitment to metro columns.
Mainstream news offers little to the under-thirty crowd.