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John Temple

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2013

    Denver Post lays off six people, including major chunk of YourHub staff

    Yesterday, the Denver Post announced that six members of the staff would be laid off, with five of them serving as community managers for YourHub, the paper's citizen-journalist arm. Is this the beginning of the end for YourHub, which began its life under the umbrella of the Rocky Mountain News, sh ... More >>

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    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

    August 6, 2009

    YourHub.com: A local-media success story

    My copy of today's YourHub.com insert, zoned for Ken-Caryl, Littleton and South Jeffco.​The citizen-journalist project YourHub.com was initially championed by Rocky Mountain News editor, publisher and president John Temple, who touted it in an April 2005 Message column with some particularly h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, May 28 edition

    Gwen Stefani has No Doubt. This is what we did. Today in Backbeat Online: • Last Night: No Doubt, Paramore and The Sounds at Fiddler's Green. • Q&A with Tracyanne Campbell of Camera Obscura. • Missed FoCoMx? No worries. Check this out. • Musicians: Get your ears lowered for free. • Updat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2009

    The pros and cons of Denver Post features additions

    Bruce Cameron. Unlike former Rocky Mountain News editor, publisher and president John Temple, who love-love-loved speaking for his paper, Denver Post editor Greg Moore seems to prefer a lower public profile. Today, however, a note sporting his signature appears on page one of the Post for the secon ... 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 >>

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    February 23, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, February 23 edition

    Welcome back. Today in Cafe Society: • Beerdrinker of the Year: A judge's tale. • Sexy Pizza's sexy facelift. • It's Denver Cupcake Week for Lovely Confections Bakery. • Room for one Pho. • Oodles of noodles and more news from Jet Entertainment. • Another round at Katie Mullen's. • A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    Two members of Rocky Mountain News photo staff among those leaving paper

    In "Rocky Mountain News editor John Temple on the future of the paper: 'We Have No Idea'" -- a blog published on February 16 -- the aforementioned Temple mentioned that approximately half-a-dozen members of his staff had left the tabloid of late, with some landing newspaper jobs despite the horrific ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    Could the Rocky Mountain News spend another month-plus in limbo?

    Anyone hoping for quick answers from an E.W. Scripps conference call held this morning (and noted previously in the blog "Rocky Mountain News Editor John Temple on the Paper's Future: 'We Have No Idea'") wound up disappointed. As detailed in typically complete fashion by Rocky business scribe David ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, February 16 edition

    Obi Best. The mail may not be delivered on President's Day, but the blogging never stops... Today in Backbeat Online: • Live review: Obi Best at the Larimer Lounge. • Live review: Speakeasy, Tiger and AT05 at 1515. • Live review: DeVotchKa at the Paramount. • Live review: Murder By Death a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, February 2 edition

    Blogs guaranteed to appeal to your groundhog. Today in Backbeat Online: • Spinning the wheel. • Charles Spearin: The Happiness Project. • Live review: Hot Congress Show 1 at Moe's Original Barbecue. • The Boss was made for loving you. • See video of Reno Divorce at the Ogden Theatre. • ... More >>

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    January 21, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, January 21 edition

    You sure about that? Today in Backbeat Online: • The Fluid at Maxwell's in Hoboken, New Jersey. • Wiretap documentary tells story of jailed Colorado hip-hop producer. • 3Oh!3 gets key to the city. • The Dead announces Denver date. • Rebecca Folsom on the cover of Women's Magazine. Today ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2009

    Read Jason Salzman's controversial Rocky Mountain News column

    The blog "Debate Over Spiked Rocky Mountain News Media Column Heats Up" deals with a Jason Salzman column that the Rocky declined to publish -- so Salzman posted it on his own website, prompting Rocky editor/publisher/president John Temple (pictured) to put together a tough reply. The text from Salz ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2008

    "Laugh Line" in Rocky Mountain News not so funny under the circumstances

    Got an e-mail yesterday from Westword contributor Teague Bohlen, who noticed something I hadn't about the December 4 Rocky Mountain News -- the edition that contained the paper's initial print coverage about the decision by its parent company, E.W. Scripps, to put it up for sale. On page two, to the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2008

    The Rocky Mountain News' John Temple on the alleged closure meeting

    The current Westword includes a feature article about the Rocky Mountain News, which was recently put up for sale, as well as a sidebar about the marquee Rocky talent most likely to leap to the Denver Post in the event of a closure and a look into the mysteries of the joint-operating agreement that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2008

    Today's depressing Rocky Mountain News memo: counseling assistance

    Yesterday, staffers at the Rocky Mountain News received an e-mail from editor/publisher/president John Temple with an attached press release explaining why parent company E.W. Scripps had decided to put the paper on the block; read it in the blog "Rocky Mountain News Put Up For Sale." Today's follow ... More >>

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    November 24, 2008

    "Expanded fruiting" instead of holiday party at the Rocky Mountain News this year

    Plenty of companies have canceled their 2008 Christmas parties in the face of our current economic downturn, including the Rocky Mountain News. The paper usually has a bash at Maggiano's -- but not this time around, as Rocky editor/publisher/president John Temple revealed in a recent internal e-mail ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2008

    The Rocky Mountain News' Civic Center Poop Obsession

    Yes, we've written about the Rocky Mountain News' "Civic Center Blues" before. Click here and here to read our previous protestations about what may be the most moronic and embarrassing series the tabloid has ever printed -- and if I'm forgetting something, praise be for selective memory. But we can ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2008

    Editorial Cartoonists Get Animated

    In the May 22 Message column, Rocky Mountain News cartoonist Ed Stein (pictured) discusses his decision to end "Denver Square," his long-running local comic strip -- and while he declines to talk about specific plans for future projects, Rocky editor/publisher/president John Temple hints that they'l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2008

    Traveling With the Denver Media

    The process of researching virtually every article produces far more material than can possibly fit into the finished piece -- and a lot of the leftovers are every bit as interesting as the stuff that makes the final cut. That was certainly the case for the May 8 Message column, which dealt with cut ... More >>

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    January 30, 2008

    John Temple Just Says No to Caucusing By Rocky Staffers

    As noted in this January 29 blog, Denver Post editor Greg Moore isn't wild about the idea of his employees participating in caucuses set for February 5, but he's given some staffers permission to join in, while restricting others from doing so. At the Rocky Mountain News, the message is much simpler ... More >>

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    December 13, 2007

    Does This Photograph Glorify Matthew Murray?

    Under ordinary circumstances, the attached photograph of a twerpy-looking young man looking down at an electronic keyboard as if confused about what the hell to do with it would never be considered a glamour shot. But a media debate is raging over how and even if news organizations should use the im ... More >>

  • News

    October 11, 2007

    Rockies Score Front-Page Saturation

    More and more sports stories are winding up on the front page but such placement isnt always a winner.

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    August 29, 2007

    The Rocky Mountain News' Parent Company Looks to Sell Another Newspaper

    The August 28 announcement that the E.W. Scripps Company wants to sell the Albuquerque Tribune set stomachs rumbling at the Scripps-owned Rocky Mountain News for entirely understandable reasons. Like the Rocky, the Tribune has been part of a joint-operating agreement intended to preserve the existen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2007

    Going Out at the Rocky

    It's a wonder the execs at the Rocky Mountain News have time to publish a newspaper given the number of memos they're having to write about departing employees. Today, May 2, brings another pair of internal missives about the tabloid's revolving door. The first focuses on Denny Dressman, a prominent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2007

    Old News

    Execs at E.W. Scripps want to shrink the newsroom at the Rocky Mountain News, the firm's flagship paper -- and they've taken a major step toward doing so. Today, staffers at the tab received an e-mail from editor/publisher/president John Temple (pictured) announcing a "voluntary separation plan" tha ... More >>

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    November 20, 2006

    More Messages: Yahoo For the Dailies

    Of the two Denver dailies, the Rocky Mountain News is the one that's likeliest to use its press for self-promotion. Witness Rocky editor/publisher/president John Temple's Saturday column, which pays tribute to the tabloid's greatness on an extremely regular basis. Today, however, the Denver Post too ... More >>

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    October 17, 2006
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    September 28, 2006

    Slants

    A think tank levels a bias accusation.

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    August 7, 2006

    More Messages: Ashes to Ashes

    Much of the August 5 edition of the Rocky Mountain News concerned the paper's move from its longtime headquarters, at 400 West Colfax Avenue, to a made-to-order building at 101 West Colfax, a few blocks away; the Rocky will share the address with the Denver Post and the Denver Newspaper Agency, whi ... More >>

  • News

    February 16, 2006

    Tube Time

    A columnist's latest dirty secret? He watches TV to get his news.

  • News

    January 12, 2006

    Storytime

    The dailies are looking for characters.

  • News

    December 15, 2005

    AIM, Fire

    The American Indian Movement targets the Rocky.

  • News

    September 22, 2005

    Real News

    Substance makes a temporary return to the airwaves.

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    July 21, 2005

    The Message

    Yours Truly?

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    March 10, 2005

    The Message

    The Pain

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    July 15, 2004

    The Message

    Saint John

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    June 10, 2004

    The Message

    Pledge of Allegiance

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    June 3, 2004

    The Message

    Stripped

  • News

    November 6, 2003

    Homer Runs

    Calculating the pluses and minuses of rah-rah sports coverage.

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    September 11, 2003

    The Message

    Scout's Honor

  • News

    December 12, 2002

    Calling All Columnists

    A writer's departure from the Post raises questions about the paper's commitment to metro columns.

  • News

    August 8, 2002

    Moore Than Before

    The Denver Post's new editor wants to help the paper realize its potential.

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    May 23, 2002

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of May 23, 2002

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    May 16, 2002

    Three the Hard Way

    Several high-profile columnists leave the media scene in very different ways.

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    May 24, 2001

    Parents Beware

    Jamie White is bringing her naughty talk to a station known for playing kiddie pop.

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    April 12, 2001

    What We've Lost

    Are two weekend newspapers really better than four? You do the math.

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    November 16, 2000

    Show Them the Money

    The business of writing about business can be mighty profitable these days.

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