Despite reassurances, questions continue to be raised about the financial health of the Denver Post following the bankruptcy of the Journal Register Company, sister firm of MediaNews Group, the Post's owner. But Post city editor Kevin Vaughan insists that sinking-ship fears had nothing to do with hi ... More >>
Anderson in 2005.We've just learned about the death earlier this month of Adrienne Anderson, a former environmental-studies professor at CU-Boulder and a champion for environmental causes. She had a prickly personality -- in a March 2005 column about one of her many scraps, we dubbed her "The ... More >>
Brian Vicente.In touting the break-up of an alleged drug ring said to be using medical marijuana as cover, Colorado Attorney General John Suthers suggested a link between the MMJ biz and illegal dealing. Sensible Colorado's Brian Vicente sees this statement and others as evidence Suthers is ... More >>
Mike Littwin.Last week, we told you about the resignation of the Denver Post's Susan Greene after she was told her column would be canceled. Turns out other column-oriented changes are in the offing, including a possible move for star scribe Mike Littwin from his prime page two location to t ... More >>
Laura Frank.With resources and revenues for print and broadcast news operations continuing to shrink, investigative journalism -- a vital form, but among the field's most expensive -- is becoming more rare with each passing day. But former Rocky Mountain News reporter Laura Frank thinks she's ... More >>
"This game's a lot easier to watch than the last one."Finding good Denver blogs made easy. Jeremy at Roundball Mining Company worried about the Nuggets' lack of heart in a dispiriting loss to (eesh!) the Clippers. But their win against the Bulls proves they've still got the beat. Ken at Den ... More >>
No question that the fiscal downturn in these United States has battered Colorado's Public Employees Retirement Association, or PERA -- and so have critics like the Denver Post's Vince Carroll, who's taken on the topic in column after column. As a result, plenty of folks who depend upon PERA ... More >>
An editor's note by editorial-page editor Dan Haley, featured in the op-ed section of today's Denver Post print edition, reads: "Good news from the right, and left. KOA radio talk show host and former Rocky Mountain News columnist Mike Rosen will begin writing his column for The Denver Post Friday. ... More >>
Almost two months ago, Michael Roberts offered an all-star list of five Rocky Mountain News staffers that he suggested the Denver Post hire should the News shut down.Now, with the News's last day tomorrow, the Post has announced that it's adding a handful of News employees, and three of them were on ... More >>
Today's Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News both feature editorial-page items knocking local politicos for not sharing information about how they divvied out their allotted free tickets to Barack Obama's inauguration on January 20. The Post went after all the members of Colorado's congressional dele ... More >>
Since November 2004, Cause Communications president Jason Salzman (pictured) has written a media column for the Rocky Mountain News; his pieces run every two weeks, alternating with offerings by the Independence Institute's Dave Kopel, whose perspective is typically as conservative as Salzman's is l ... More >>
Who'da thunk that liberal Democratic congressman-elect Jared Polis could make conservative Rocky Mountain News editorial-page editor Vince Carroll gush as he does in today's column "Polis Off to Great Start"? Apparently only Carroll himself, who writes, "More than a year ago, I suggested that Polis ... More >>
And now, without further adieu... Today in Cafe Society: • A grand tax lien for the Grand Lux Cafe (pictured). • Le Central is even more affordable during happy hour. • Bad health reports, good pancakes at Children's Hospital. • Beer and Cheer takes the temperature of 2 Below Ale. • An of ... More >>
For the first time since 2005, the Post's editorial board opines on the front page.
It's hard to know who deserves the most blame: Bill O'Reilly's staffers, whose apparent lack of research really hung their boss out to dry, or O'Reilly himself, for blustering on ignorantly in a manner that confirmed just about every negative thing his critics say about him. Then again, the segment ... More >>
Talk show fallout.
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 >>
The Hilltop neighborhood and DeBoers property prove that historic preservation is threatened.
From the week of March 3, 2005
Three new stations attempt to woo audiences turned off by Denver radio.
The Denver dailies' editorial sections often have a New York state of mind.
Denver radio's favorite Internet site is sold to a talk-show host who's regularly attacked on it.
Here's how Andrew Cohen became one of the legal biz's foremost talking heads.
You can tell the difference between the Post and the News -- but you've got to look awfully close.
Hype makes right at the center for the new west.