Today, the Supreme Court will consider arguments for and against the Defense of Marriage Act -- a hearing that recalls the court's part in tossing out 1992's Amendment 2, which prevented bodies in Colorado from recognizing gays and lesbians as a protected class. The passage of Amendment 2 led to Col ... More >>
SCIENCE PARTNER @ LARIMER LOUNGE | 9/14/12After ten songs, the audience didn't want Science Partner to go -- so Tyler Despres, Maria Kohler and Jess DeNicola stayed on stage to do their original Miley Cyrus-themed song. Despres had joked about how if the audience knew the words, it could sing along ... More >>
The front page of today's Denver Post -- the physical version, not its website -- features a note from editor Greg Moore announcing that the paper has been "reordered."
Specifically, local news, which previously ran after national and international stories, will now appear in the lead section -- a ... More >>
Update: Denver Daily News publisher Kristie Hannon has been swamped with messages since word broke that the paper will cease publication just over ten years after its debut. However, she took the time to take part in a detailed Q&A about the decision.
According to the Denver coroner's office, Rajeev Sharma, 33, was the man who committed suicide Sunday at 1600 Glenarm Place, reportedly by using hydrogen cyanide that forced the evacuation of two floors in the building. It's not the first time this sort of life-ending method has been used loc ... More >>
Truth is definitely stranger than fiction, with the 19th Annual Colorado Book Awards announcement in Aspen last Friday just offering more proof. For starters, the main speaker was John Hickenlooper, the former geologist turned brewpub-owner turned Denver mayor who's now running for governor. ... More >>
Photo by John JohnstonJessica Brakey, who was at the center of Julie Jargon's award-winning Air Force Academy feature.It's the time of the decade when we look back at the events that stood out from the more typical sound and fury of life in general.
But a simple list of incidents doesn't rev ... More >>
"Please don't send me to doggy heaven!"In its Sunday print edition, and on its website, the Denver Post is going through a torturous annual ritual -- polling readers about which comics they like, dislike or ignore. Unfortunately, the results of such surveys frequently fail to predict the ire ... More >>
Photo by J. KnightJohn Temple at the February news conference announcing the impending closure of the Rocky Mountain News.
This past Friday, the Wall Street Journal gave readers a look at "Confessions of an Organization Man," an op-ed penned by John Temple, former editor, publisher and presi ... More >>
Photo by Lori Midson"Are you sure we're empowering ourselves by doing this?"
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Today in Cafe Society:
• Jonesy's EatBar staff bears their cleavage for a good cause.
• Tonight: Twenty bucks, twenty wines at the Table Mountain Inn.
• Mulberries to pack u ... More >>
Photo by Kiernan MaletskyYou'll love these Meeses to pieces.
Hotter than July? Or exactly as hot as July?
Today in Backbeat Online:
• Last Night's Show: Meese at Twist & Shout.
• DJ Vajra announces new project, offers free mix for download.
• Flier of the Week: Get Down at Beta Friday, July ... More >>
Late last month, Gargi Chakrabarty, a business reporter who'd shifted to the Denver Post after the Rocky Mountain News shut down, announced that she was leaving the paper in order to move with her husband to the Boston area. However, Post editor Greg Moore said no replacement wo ... More >>
E.W. Scripps has made no secret of its desire to sell the intellectual property of the Rocky Mountain News -- but the company hasn't done much since the tabloid's February closure to peddle these particular wares. That appears to be changing, however. In recent days, a number of potential bidders ... More >>
It's fashionable these days for conservatives to suggest that the troubles currently afflicting daily newspapers can be traced to the persistent left-wing slant of most pubs in this category -- an ideologically driven argument that Boston Globe columnist dismantles in a piece headlined ... More >>
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"Post Pleased By Numbers," a Denver Post article about its latest circulation figures, is journalistically appalling -- and absolutely nothing new. Whereas the Rocky Mountain News' circulation reports were typically tough and unexpectedly evenhanded over the course of recent years, t ... More >>
The front page of the Rocky Mountain News' February 27 edition -- its last.
Okay, our copies of the final Rocky Mountain News finally arrived, and I've gotten a chance to spend some time with one of them -- although not as much as I will. The wraparound section celebrating the history of the paper, ... More >>
A week from tomorrow, January 16, is the day by which MediaNews Group chieftain Dean Singleton and execs at the Denver Newspaper Agency say they need to secure $18 million in labor savings prior to renegotiating $130 million in debt. "If that fails," says a letter penned by DNA senior human resour ... More >>
The report in today's Rocky Mountain News was a real eye-opener (and we're not talking a Bloody Mary): According to Bill Scanlan's "State fades a little in health stats," Colorado fell from the 16th to the 19th healthiest state in the latest report from America's Health Rankings, largely ... More >>