Sandra Fish

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2014

    Phish's "It's So Stuffy in Here" and guide to on-stage hand signals

    Denver blog posts speak in mysterious ways. On our Backbeat blog, Leslie Simon provides an unusual guide to Phish's on-stage hand signals. The Colorado Independent's Sandra Fish on the handful of contentious House races, which are expected to be brutal and expensive. Denver Frank offers video adv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2014

    What will transform a geek into a Nerdrager?

    Denver blog posts speak geek. At our Show & Tell blog, Cory Casciato shares a glossary of geek, from "fandom" to "nerdrage." Coyote Gulch: February storms boost Colorado's snowpack. The Colorado Independent's Sandra Fish notes that Bob Beauprez's big bucks give him a gubernatorial campaign advant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2009

    Wake-Up Call: Journalism, Jared Polis-style

    There has been plenty written about Jared Polis's inane, inaccurate, insensitive slam at the Rocky Mountain News-- "killed," he said this weekend, by the new media. And there will be plenty more. Polis apologized yesterday. "I did not mean to offend nor to show anything less than a strong sense of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2007

    Colorado Confidential: A Survivor Story

    Shortly after the Colorado Confidential website launched a year ago, David Bennahum, the author and onetime Wired muckraker who co-founded the project, told Westword that he wanted "to build an infrastructure to support promising individuals who could function as journalists -- people who could adhe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2007

    Of Age

    As pointed out in this blog, the Rocky Mountain News recently offered what was described as a "voluntary separation package" to fifty Rocky employees age 55 and older who have worked at the tabloid for at least ten years. This plan, which is intended to shrink the staff by twenty workers, or about t ... More >>

  • News

    December 14, 2006


    CU student journalists feel they were kept in the dark about changes at their publication. Talk about a real-world lesson.

  • News

    October 26, 2006

    Blogs 2.0

    Colorado Confidential tries to give blogs a journalistic upgrade.