Jody Lodovic

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2013

    Rocky Mountain News: Marking anniversary of its death four years ago today

    Four years ago today, the Rocky Mountain News closed on the cusp of its 150th birthday. The changes in the Denver media scene since then have been profound. And while the Denver Post, the city's surviving paper, continues to exist, its present doesn't look much like the future that seemed in the off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    Dean Singleton interview about stepping down as CEO of MediaNews Group

    Dean Singleton.​Dean Singleton is stepping down as CEO of MediaNews Group -- a position he's held for more than a quarter-century. But he's not retiring. He'll serve as MediaNews' executive chairman, as well as publisher for both the Denver Post and the Salt Lake Tribune. Speculation is rife t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2010

    MediaNews bankruptcy, Dean Singleton and Denver Post spin

    Dean Singleton doesn't like the B-word.​Here are some sample headlines from other publications around the nation about the latest development involving MediaNews Group, owner of the Denver Post and dozens of other newspapers around the country: UPI: "U.S. Newspaper Group to File Bankruptcy." ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2009

    Colorado on NPR's bucket list

    Boulder's Karl Hanzel, as seen in a photo by NPR correspondent Jeff Brady. National Public Radio has told a couple of prominent national stories through a Colorado prism in recent days. Last week, the service offered "News For Sale?," a report about the growing movement to charge for online informa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    MediaNews Group memo says more content on websites will be pay-to-play

    Photo by J. KnightDean Singleton. A short time ago, Jim Romenesko's journalism-business page on the Poynter Online site posted a recent memo issued under the signature of MediaNews Group CEO and Denver Post publisher Dean Singleton and his right-hand man, Jody Lodovic, concerning a new approach to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2009

    Highlights from the goodbye-to-the-Rocky Mountain News press conference

    Reporter Lynn Bartels's colleagues at the Rocky Mountain News warned her not to try exiting the Denver Newspaper Agency building through the main lobby. After all, the place was swarming with reporters gathered to attend an upcoming press conference at which E.W. Scripps CEO Rich Boehne -- and, as i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2009

    Leaked letter reveals deep problems at Denver Post, Denver Newspaper Agency

    The story about the possible sale of the Rocky Mountain News by its owner, E.W. Scripps, continues to evolve in unexpected and fascinating ways -- and many of the developments have come to our attention via the Rocky 's own reporting. Case in point: Today's article "Scripps says Post Violates JOA" b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2008

    Pensions will be frozen for managers at Denver Post, Denver Newspaper Agency

    It's getting chilly for management pensions at the Post. Yesterday, multiple sources confirm, managers at the Denver Post and the Denver Newspaper Agency learned that their pensions would be frozen beginning on January 1. Tracy Simmons of the Denver Newspaper Guild stresses that the freeze will o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2008

    MediaNews Group Changes Its Tune With Connecticut Sale

    MediaNews Group (and Denver Post) head honcho Dean Singleton. In a memo to employees announcing the sale of the Connecticut Post and seven nearby publications to Hearst Corp., Dean Singleton, the chieftain of MediaNews Group, which owns the Denver Post and more than a hundred other U.S. newspapers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2008

    Dean Singleton Fights Back Against Bad MediaNews Press

    A More Messages blog from June quoted Dean Singleton, the head of MediaNews Group, which owns the Denver Post and dozens of other newspapers around the country, taking a shot at "whining editors, reporters and newspaper unions" that "continue to bark at the dark, thinking their barks will make the n ... More >>

  • News

    December 14, 2000

    Blood Feud

    The Post's Dean Singleton joins a newspaper marriage even more strained than Denver's.