Michael Booth

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2014

    Does design of new Denny's make it look "local"?

    Denver blog posts are homegrown. Our Cafe Society blog shares photos by our Brandon Marshall from the new Denny's in Englewood -- a design that's said to be "locally inspired." Click to get a peek. Big Media's Jason Salzman interviews Michael Booth about his departure from the Denver Post. South ... More >>

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    January 15, 2014

    Denver Post loses third Broncos reporter in a year-plus just before championship game

    Back in October, the Denver Post laid off several people, but quite a few others are leaving voluntarily, with the sports department, a key to the paper's pageview prowess, being especially hard hit. Three Broncos reporters have left in a span of just over a year, including Joan Niesen, who split a ... More >>

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    May 3, 2012

    Denver Post layoffs estimate: 16 copy editors, nearly tenth of staff

    Update: At this point, neither representatives of the Denver Post nor the folks at the Denver Newspaper Guild seem eager to talk in detail about a plan to lay off two-thirds of the copy editors at the paper of record. However, we've gotten more information about the likely fallout. In the end, as ma ... More >>

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    April 6, 2009

    Colorado Public Radio and giving credit where it's due

    In a March 25 blog, Colorado Public Radio executive Sean Nethery insisted that CPR isn't abandoning its much-ballyhooed news initiative despite its decision to drop plans for adding a talk show and expanding its Colorado Matters program. If a report on this morning's newscast is any indication, howe ... More >>

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    February 9, 2009

    What's up with the Denver Post's A-Rod obsession?

    The banner above the main headline on the cover of today's Denver Post's focuses on New York Yankees standout Alex Rodriguez, who allegedly tested positve for steroids in 2003 despite public claims that he never used the stuff. An even larger A-Rod photo accompanies "Time for A-Rod to Come Clean," a ... More >>

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    November 21, 2008

    Are the Denver dailies' 150th birthday sections keepers?

    An image from the Rocky Mountain News' online version of its Denver@150 section. Today, the Rocky Mountain News and the Denver Post feature special sections honoring Denver's 150th birthday -- and they're not merely clones of each other. Indeed, both have qualities that recommend them, with the Ro ... More >>

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    April 11, 2008

    Entertainment Editor Ed Smith Latest to Exit Post

    These days, it's far from unusual for newspaper employees to voluntarily leave their jobs. However, the impending departure of Denver Post entertainment editor Ed Smith, whose last day is April 11, remains noteworthy given his reputation at the paper -- he's widely admired by the folks with whom he' ... More >>

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    July 11, 2007

    The Denver Post Huddles Up

    The reorganization of the Denver Post newsroom, teased in this July 6 More Messages blog, has finally been completed, according to an e-mail penned by editor Greg Moore that was sent to staffers late on the afternoon of July 10. The communique, which is reproduced below, indicates how massive this u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2007

    No Play

    The last item of the May 24 Message column noted that execs at the Denver Post had been discussing the future of the Sunday Style section, and suggested that its survival was unlikely. Turns out, though, that Style lives on -- sort of. The Tuesday, June 5, Post presents the debut of LifeStyle, a new ... More >>

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    March 16, 2007
  • News

    May 19, 2005

    The Message

    7th Hell

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    May 13, 2004

    The Message

    New Deal

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    June 20, 2002

    PAC-ing a Punch

    Clear Channel's formation of a political action committee shows it's ready for battle.

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    March 14, 2002

    Spin Cycle

    A page-one story about Bill Owens was wrong. So why isn't the governor angry?

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    November 4, 1999

    The Old College Try

    CU radio thrives on the AM band.

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    December 7, 1994