John Ensslin

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2009

    Change of focus for

    Back in December, when debuted, John Ensslin, one of numerous Rocky Mountain News employees who helped launch the project, described the website as "more of a rally-the-troops kind of thing, where people can post their comments or even videos." Although the site succeeded in that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2009 births a (still mysterious) new project

    "'s Delayed Tease," a blog published this morning, notes that the aforementioned website, which was launched to boost the Rocky Mountain News following the December announcement that the tabloid had been put on the market, is currently hinting about a new project, albeit in a tough-t ... More >>

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    March 5, 2009 keeps spirit of Rocky Mountain News alive

    The Rocky Mountain News website is currently frozen in time. It continues to function, but the latest content involves the paper's closure last week. Flipping through its cyber-pages is akin to peeking through the windows of a restaurant shuttered by the feds: Everything remains as it was during the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    Speechifying at the Rocky Mountain News candelight rally

    In the January 23 blog "Details About Next Week's Candlelight Rally for the Rocky Mountain News," reporter John Ensslin, one of the event's organizers, said, "There'll be no speechifying. It'll be just a silent, dignified, elegant way to express our concern, affection and support for the paper." Ju ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2009

    Details about next week's candlelight rally for the Rocky Mountain News

    There's a great deal of uncertainty about the future of the Rocky Mountain News, which was put up for sale by its owner, E.W. Scripps, in December. As such, the timing of a planned demonstration in support of the paper -- it's scheduled to take place on Thursday, January 29, beginning at 6:30 p.m. - ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2008

    The Rocky Mountain News's John Ensslin on

    Veteran Rocky Mountain News staffer John Ensslin (pictured) isn't one of those reporters who files his stories and then forgets about journalism until he's back on the clock the next day. As president of the Colorado chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and the program director for the ... More >>

  • News

    December 6, 2007

    Helping Journalists Take the Jump

    An organization called The Jump aims to assist veteran journalists who've left the daily newspapers, as well as those who fear the end is near.

  • News

    October 4, 2007

    Buck Fush

    The media’s coverage of a college newspaper’s profane two-word editorial deserves more than a few curse words.

  • News

    May 3, 2007

    Cuts Redux

    The Post joins the buyout trend as its owner admits the newspaper business is facing tougher times than he expected.

  • News

    October 14, 2004

    The Message

    What's in a Name?

  • News

    September 9, 2004

    The Message

    Lesson Learned

  • News

    June 24, 2004

    The Message

    David vs. Goliath

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    May 20, 2004

    The Message

    Press On

  • Dining

    January 30, 2003

    Bite Me

    Smoke 'em If You Got 'em

  • Culture

    December 26, 2002


    Brief sketches of what's happening in the Denver art scene.

  • News

    May 30, 2002

    Post Mortem

    An unpublished column helps wrap up Chuck Green's story at the Denver Post.

  • News

    February 1, 2001

    Abandoning Ship

    The News wants to discourage its stars from sailing to the Post.

  • News

    February 17, 2000

    A Failure to Communicate

    Is the media to blame for Tom Sanchez's dismissal?

  • News

    May 23, 1996

    The Odd Couplet

    The people choosing the next state poet are well-versed in literary tradition. No wonder they overlooked these three poets.