Kevin Vaughan.Clearly, change was in the offing for the Denver Post, which confirmed last week that nineteen staffers took buyouts. But the scope of shifts among those who remain is still surprising. Among the most notable: the naming of longtime reporter Kevin Vaughan as city editor and vet ... More >>
Update: At last, we've got the complete list of Denver Post employees who have or will be leaving the paper after accepting a buyout offer: nineteen staffers from various departments, including editors, reporters and photographers. Perhaps most surprising: John Moore, the paper's theater critic and ... More >>
Do most readers no longer expect to find longtime newspaper staples in print? Consider that last week, the Denver Post trimmed Doonesbury and other comic strips from the physical paper without causing an uproar. And the response has been similarly modest a day after the Post axed stock and mu ... More >>
Once upon a time, a newspaper cut comic strips knowing it could be unleashing the hounds by way of calls and letters from readers angered by a disruption of cherished routines. But this far, the Post hasn't been deluged after cutting a baker's dozen of strips, including iconic favorites like ... More >>
Photo courtesy of Flickr. The just-published blog "Former Enemies Penny Parker and Bill Husted Finding Ways to Co-Exist at the Denver Post" describes the intriguing repercussions of changes at the broadsheet since the closure of the Rocky Mountain News -- and plenty more are on the way. Earlier tod ... More >>
The newsroom reshuffle at the Denver Post is proceeding apace, and in an internal e-mail sent out late on July 5, editor Greg Moore provides details about a plan he first introduced to staff during a meeting the previous week. As delineated below, the staff will be divided into a series of teams -- ... 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 >>
Ever since the announcement was made that the Denver Post and the Rocky Mountain News would be sharing the same building, at 101 West Colfax, journos have wondered how these longtime competitors would deal with such close quarters. Chumminess and collegiality? Icy looks and cold shoulders? Or someth ... More >>
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