Last month's announcement that David Sirota and Michael Brown would team up to replace Dan Caplis and Craig Silverman on KHOW opened up a 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. weekday vacancy on AM 760, Sirota's previous radio home. But rather than hire another ideologue to fill the slot, Clear Channel Denver, which ov ... More >>
Michael Hancock.Folks at the Denver Post seem ready to put the alleged link between mayor-elect Michael Hancock and the Denver Players prostitution ring in the rearview mirror after reviewing the candidates cell-phone records. But while the Post accepted the Hancock team's conditions to exam ... More >>
Hancock.Both 7News and Fox31 are now reporting about the alleged link between mayor-elect Michael Hancock and the Denver Players prostitution ring. But many major news agencies are still holding off. Why? CBS4 news director Tim Wieland explains his station's reticence to move forward with th ... More >>
Brooke Wagner, Alan Gionet, Jennifer Zeppelin, Lynn Carey -- and no Stacey Donaldson.Earlier this month, we let you know about the impending departure of Channel 4 morning forecaster Stacey Donaldson, who'd been brought aboard with great hoopla just three years earlier. Well, Donaldson's gon ... More >>
Glenn McReynolds has been cleared of wrongdoing -- which makes sense, since he didn't do anything wrong.In September, amid the frenzy stirred by the case of Najibbullah Zazi, a DIA shuttle driver at the center of a federal terrorism probe, Channel 4 cameraman Glenn McReynolds was handcuffed a ... More >>
Channel 4 cameraman Glenn McReynolds.Yesterday, Channel 4 photographer Glenn McReynolds went to the Byron G. Rogers Federal Courthouse, at 1929 Stout Street, to cover the continuing interrogation of Najibbullah Zazi, a DIA shuttle driver at the center of a federal terrorism probe. Instead, he ... More >>
The Byron G. Rogers Federal Courthouse."Channel 4 to Fight Citation Against Cameraman Covering Zazi Terror-Investigation Story" looks into the case of Glenn McReynolds, who was handcuffed and cited for failure to obey an order yesterday after asking why he couldn't wait in the lobby of the By ... More >>
Karlyn Tilley.Just how many government-PR jobs are there? Plenty, apparently -- but a plum one's just been taken by Karlyn Tilley, who's reported in Denver since 2001, first for Channel 7 and during the past several years at Channel 4. According to a staff memo penned by Channel 4 news direct ... More >>
The February 5 blog "Does a New Channel 4/Denver Business Journal Collaboration say Anything About the Rocky Mountain News?" took note of "Beating the Recession," a just-launched TV-and-print series that highlights locals who are finding ways to thrive during the present economic downturn. The item ... More >>
Neil Westergaard. Today's blog titled "ColoradoBiz Editor Thinks New Channel 4/Denver Business Journal Series Looks 'Very Familiar'" digs into the suggestion that "Beating the Recession," a co-production of Channel 4 and the DBJ, lifted its concept from "Road to Recovery," an effort Channel 7 and C ... More >>
Today's blog "ColoradoBiz Editor Thinks New Channel 4/Denver Business Journal Series Looks 'Very Familiar'" examines the suggestion that "Beating the Recession," a collaboration between Channel 4 and the DBJ, borrowed its concept from "Road to Recovery," a team effort from Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz ... More >>
The process of researching virtually every article produces far more material than can possibly fit into the finished piece -- and a lot of the leftovers are every bit as interesting as the stuff that makes the final cut. That was certainly the case for the May 8 Message column, which dealt with cut ... More >>
When it comes to travel, news organizations are asking themselves: Should we stay or should we go?
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 >>
The media’s coverage of a college newspaper’s profane two-word editorial deserves more than a few curse words.
Channel 4 plans to phase out videotape in the coming year. Could the jobs of people who work with it be next?
Business news is falling on local TV.
This week's Message column deals with the process by which political ads reach the airwaves at local TV stations. But at two Denver outlets, the sort of fact checking that's done by folks on the business side is supplemented by further scrutiny from journalists in the editorial department. As such, ... More >>
Do tape delays slow the 24-hour news cycle?