While covering the fallout from the Kyle Dyer/9News on-air dog bite incident, we noted the disappearance of a controversial Facebook post by staffer Kirk Montgomery and wondered if he'd been pressured to remove it. News director Patti Dennis denied any censorship and called such speculation "immoral ... More >>
Yesterday, in a followup to our items about the Kyle Dyer/9News on-air dog bite incident, we wrote about the disappearance of a critical Facebook post by staffer Kirk Montgomery, and wondered if the station had censored it. This post incensed news director Patti Dennis, who categorically denies any ... More >>
The video of 9News morning anchor Kyle Dyer being bitten in the face by a rescued Argentine Mastiff yesterday morning has led to an enormous amount of debate in our comment section.
But the clip has also raised questions about whether 9News tried to squelch use and distribution of the shocking foot ... More >>
Patti Dennis.This morning, the Today show is reporting on the Kyle Dyer dog bite without running video of the actual incident.
Why not? The story, on view below, announces that NBC -- the parent network of 9News -- has decided not to feature the footage, and adds that the Denver station has ... More >>
Deborah Sherman.Yesterday, Patti Dennis, news director at 9News, sent an e-mail to staff informing them that correspondent Deborah Sherman, who'd been at the station for nearly a decade, was no longer an employee -- and assistant news director Tim Ryan declines to add details. This dearth of ... More >>
Davis.Update below: The story of Raymond Allen Davis, the Highlands Ranch man accused of murder in Pakistan, has made international news due to the U.S. government's claim of immunity on his behalf. We now know Davis is a CIA security contractor -- a story initially broken by 9News, although ... More >>
Gregg Moss has come and gone and come back again.Late last year, Jason Martinez, a veteran of KTLA in Los Angeles, was hired as the new business reporter at Channel 9. But after briefly appearing on December 16, he vanished -- and executives at the station decline to explain why. Channel 9 ne ... More >>
Authorities thought this thing could carry a boy? It doesn't look like it could carry a Twinkie...The fame and fortune about which Balloon Boy dad Richard Heene was apparently dreaming looks to have flown away. But while Larimer County officials took a couple of days before voicing their doub ... More >>
Investigative reporter Paula Woodward, who confirmed this week that she's leaving Channel 9, has learned a few things during her 32 years on the job about how not to provide information -- or at least not any more of it than she'd like. When asked, for example, if the current econom ... More >>
The January 5 blog "Rocky Mountain News Jumps the Gun on Shared-Helicopter Story" offered the anatomy of an announcement that was premature in more ways than one. On December 30, a Channel 7 rep sent out a press release about a pact between 7News and Channel 9, its longtime rival, to share a singl ... More >>