This week, Dean Singleton announced that he would be stepping down as chairman of MediaNews Group, the nation's second-largest newspaper company, and publisher of the Denver Post. Singleton is loved and hated with equal fervor within the journalism industry, but he's always been the most accessible ... More >>
MediaNews GroupIn an interview last month about stepping down as CEO of MediaNews Group, Dean Singleton talked geographical expansion and consolidation. These words echoed after MediaNews bought the Longmont Times-Call's parent company days later -- and fears of job losses were heightened by ... More >>
When you're forking over $6 for your coffee, $5 for a footlong sandwich, or $2 for a blended ice-cream thingy, you're typically calm, cool and collected, right? We know you're not one of those problem customers -- they of the scream-insult-and-kick variety, all pissed off because of an incorr ... More >>
Mason Tvert.Mason Tvert, the main man behind SAFER, lives to promote the theory that marijuana is less dangerous than alcohol -- and if he can hype his book Marijuana is Safer: So Why Are We Driving People to Drink? at the same time, that's even better. These goals come together in Tvert's la ... More >>
Dean Singleton: Still making a pretty penny.A blog published last week noted that the Denver Post had managed to report about an impending bankruptcy filing by the holding company of its parent firm, MediaNews Group, without using the word "bankruptcy" in the headline -- a neat example of spi ... More >>
About an hour ago, I was a guest on the KHOW radio show hosted by Peter Boyles -- who, much to my chagrin, didn't mention vaginas even once -- and he said two sources had told him that executives from the E.W. Scripps company, owner of the Rocky Mountain News, are in town. If that's true (and I have ... More >>
"Dick Wadhams Has a Greeting for Barack Obama," a February 16 blog, shared the text of a full-page ad financed by the Colorado Republican Party and published in both Denver dailies on the day President Barack Obama visited the city to sign the $787 billion economic-stimulus package. Unfortunately, o ... More >>
In a March 2003 article, the Columbia Journalism Review declared Denver Post owner Dean Singleton to be a "newspaper surgeon" because of the trims he's made at properties acquired under the auspices of MediaNews Group, the sprawling company he heads. Some of these procedures have saved patients such ... More >>
The tragic death of one of America's most important investigative journalists
New York State of Mind
The Post offers staffers money to leave.
Video-game journalists look for a little respect.
Bill Daniels made a fortune bringing cable to the West. But would he agree with how his legacy is being spent?
Labor strife looms in a western outpost of Dean Singleton's media empire.
Gene Amole savors the opportunity to document his own demise.
The business of writing about business can be mighty profitable these days.