• Blogs

    May 14, 2014

    Eric Kahnert, ex-9News personality, named new anchor at 7News

    In recent weeks, we've been reporting about the unusual number of familiar Denver TV news faces leaving the local airwaves or taking on diminished roles amid continuing economic challenges, with most of the action happening at 9News: Entertainment reporter Kirk Montgomery is already gone, sportscast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2014

    Update: Mike Landess, retiring 7News anchor, on whether he jumped or was pushed

    Update: Since the publication of our post about the retirement announcement of Mike Landess from 7News (see our previous coverage below), we've gotten a chance to chat with the longtime Denver TV anchor -- and his comments are frank and forthright. "When someone my age leaves, the first question yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    Lily Tomlin on stand-up, Kristen Wiig and playing Reba McEntire's mother

    With a career spanning five decades, Lily Tomlin has entertained generations of families through appearances on shows as diverse as Sesame Street, Laugh-In, Damages and, most recently, Malibu Country. But the Tony, Grammy, Emmy and Peabody award-winning actress, who got her start in standup, says th ... More >>

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    April 11, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    Denver Post online circulation figures better than print, but hookup with The Onion is no joke

    Dean Singleton.​Update:As of yesterday afternoon, the Denver Post hadn't published an article about its latest circulation report -- for space reasons, perhaps? However, such a piece appears in today's print edition -- and it's less spin-happy than usual, straight-forwardly conceding that sale ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    Nine best April Fools' Day food pranks culled from around the World Wide Web

    starbucks.comHappy now?​In case you're surfing the Internet today and are flummoxed by reports of Guy Fieri winning a Peabody award or a controversy surrounding a dessert app replacing real sweets (not to mention Google officially changing its name to "Topeka")...don't forget to check the date ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    7News wins second Peabody award this decade

    The Peabody award is the TV-news equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize -- and Channel 7 is among the 2008 winners, along with CNN, Saturday Night Live and HBO's epic John Adams mini-series. The station was honored for "Failing the Children: Deadly Mistakes," a series of reports about children who died wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2009

    Update: Cephalic Carnage tours with Mayhem

    In news that's sure to have local metal fans googling airfare before they even finishing reading this post, we just learned that Cephalic Carnage has been tapped to support Mayhem's upcoming North American tour, fittingly dubbed Blackened Fest. Seems right, as Cephalic is pretty much the only band b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2009

    College journalist David McSwane strikes again

    The Rocky Mountain Collegian, the student newspaper affiliated with Colorado State University, scored a scoop this week with a devastating story about CSU police chief Dexter Yarbrough, who's been on administrative leave since last month, when he became the subject of what's been termed a "personnel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2008

    Flobots to critic: "I can take a hit with humility. With humility ..."

    For more on the Flobots, check out Adam Cayton-Holland's cover story in the August 21 issue of Westword. You can also read Dave Herrera's 2007 profile here. Flobots, Denver's fast-ascending hip-hop ensemble, caught a rare bit of bad press this week, when a music critic in Cleveland previewed their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2007

    David McSwane Takes on the Media One More Time

    The October 11 Message column details the resolution of CSU v. McSwane, in which the Colorado State University board of student communications chose to formally admonish David McSwane, the student editor of the Rocky Mountain Collegian, the campus newspaper, for authorizing and endorsing a September ... More >>

  • 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.

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2006

    Ed Got the Get

    The untimely death of Ed Bradley at 65 from leukemia is one more sad milestone in the diminution of network news. The Wallace-Safer-Bradley team at CBS in its heyday was a gathering of Big News Guys, brimming with smarts and integrity and ferocious teams of young and unfettered producers, the likes ... More >>

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    June 5, 2006
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    May 15, 2003

    Making Radio Waves

    Ira Glass tapes in Denver

  • People & Places

    March 27, 2003

    Best Dinosaur Detective

    Ken Carpenter
    Denver Museum of Nature & Science

  • News

    April 12, 2001

    Lights, Camera...No Comment

    Two years after the shootings, 60 Minutes brings Columbine back to prime time -- and local officials get camera-shy.

  • News

    May 8, 1997

    Dark Days on Black Mesa

    The Hopi want one of the largest coal mines in North America to stop using their groundwater. If springs and wells dry up, their ancient culture may disappear.