Colorado Confidential in the News

In the press
July 29, 2007
Mason City (Iowa) Globe GazetteRAGBRAI plus politics means media frenzy [PDF]
Mention of Colorado Confidential’s RAGBRAI coverage

July 24, 2007
Denver Business JournalColumnist Spencer joins Colorado Confidential [PDF]
From press release and story: Ex-Post Staffers Spencer, Jarvis Join CoCo

July 13, 2007
WestwordColorado Confidential:A Survivor Story [PDF]
Feature story on Colorado Confidential’s one year anniiversary.

June 22-July 5, 2007
Boulder County Business ReportBlogger Media — a new branch of journalism? [PDF]
Feature story on Internet journalism citing Colorado Confidential.

June 11, 2007
Aspen Daily NewsSchwartz among most effective lawmakers, Web site finds
From Colorado Confidential’s legislative scorecard series.

May 1, 2007
Grand Junction SentinelAttorney general says no politics were behind mill-levy opinion
Mention of Colorado Confidential’s breaking story that Rep. Terrence Carroll is planning to investigate possible coordination between AG John Suthers and GOP Chair Dick Wadhams on the school mill freeze

April 12, 2007
WestwordFear Factor [PDF]
Jared Jacang Maher feature story on Brad Jones, the GOP political operative whose connection to Colorado Senate News.com was exposed by Colorado Confidential

April 8, 2007
Aspen Daily NewsSchwartz, Taylor make list of successful lawmakers [PDF]
Localized story on Colorado Confidential’s legislative scorecard series.

April 5, 2007
Rocky Mountain NewsLittwin: I smell a scandal! Nope, that’s a lawmaker’s lunch [PDF]
Mike Littwan column on the Colorado Senate News controversy uncovered by Colorado Confidential.

March 30, 2007
Colorado Springs Business JournalYou thought stand-ups had tough crowds
Story on Rep. Larry Liston (R-Colorado Springs) efforts to have Colorado Confidential’s Cara DeGette’s press credentials withheld.

March 6, 2007
Craig Daily PressWeb site reaches new milestone [PDF]
Mention of Colorado Confidential as first bloggers to receive Colorado Press Association credentials.

March 2, 2007
Colorado Springs Business JournalBlog trolling just one of my many jobs [PDF]
Mention of Colorado Confidential “Employing the talents of half a dozen aggressive reporters, CoCo makes a habit of embarrassing the dailies, whose sluggish proprietary blogs just can’t quite keep up.”

February 16, 2007
Associated Press Pinon Canon expansion foes sue Army [PDF]
From a story broken on February 16, 2007: Pinon Canyon Fight Goes To Court

February 14, 2007
Legal Newsline.com — AG, governor calm state workers over amendment fears [PDF]
Mention of Colorado Confidential’s series on Amendment 41.

Feburary 13, 2007
Denver PostJones’ charitable side offers eBay bidders a piece of Haggard history
From a story broken on February 9: Mike Jones And The Art Of Haggard’s Downfall

February 12, 2007
Denver PostNet inspires politics up from the roots [PDF]
Mention of Colorado Confidential.

January 23, 2007
Rocky Mountain NewsWhat a tangled Web they weave [PDF]
From a story broken on January 22, 2007: Protesters Commandeer DNC-Friendly Web Sites

January 19, 2007
Colorado Statesman — story not available online
Mention of Colorado Confidential’s Live Q&A with Morgan Carroll

January 15, 2007
Journal-AdvocateGreeley groups launch blueprint for humane immigration reform [PDF]
Denver PostImmigrant group plans push on D.C. [PDF}
Daily CameraLocal groups join reform call [Registration required]
Based on a story broken on January 10, 2007: Immigration Coalition Will Target Special Session Law

January 2, 2007
Denver PostA shout out for peeps’ help on blog [PDF]
Mention of Colorado Confidential in Jim Spencer’s column as one of the “usual political suspects” blog.

December 2006
Boulder WeeklyWhat to Watch in 2007 [PDF]
Citation of Colorado Confidential’s Jason Bane in story about Gov.-Elect Bill Ritter.

December 16, 2006
Rocky Mountain NewsHere’s Why We’re Gonna Win, Baby! [PDF]
From an OpEd on December 12, 2006: Hush, Hush & On The QT: The Democratic Convention Will Be At…

December 15, 2006
Huffington PostEric Alterman: The New, New, New Journalism [PDF]
Feature story highlighting the Center for Independent Media

November 29, 2006
The Washington PostDan Froomkin: White House Briefing [PDF]
From a story broken on November 28, 2006: Hush, Hush & On The QT: Pay Up, Karl Rove!

November 3, 2006
The ColoradoanPast haunts assessor hopeful: Allegations of sexual misconduct resurface [PDF]
From a story broken on October 19: Sex and the Assessor

November 2, 2006
Grand Junction SentinelCrime of political speech [PDF]
From a story broken on October 5, 2006: UPDATED: GOP State Legislator Takes Legally-Questionable Gift from Oil & Gas Group
Pueblo ChieftainA guide to deciphering ballot items [PDF]
Article sourced information from Colorado Confidential.

October 31, 2006
Fort Collins WeeklyCandidate’s past raises concerns for some officials [PDF]
From a story broken on October 19: Sex and the Assessor
Rocky Mountain NewsA prize for golf — and for stupidity
From a story broken on October 5, 2006: UPDATED: GOP State Legislator Takes Legally-Questionable Gift from Oil & Gas Group

October 27, 2006
Denver PostNational GOP’s focus turns from 7th CD [PDF]
From a story broken on October 25: Republicans ‘Expect to Lose’ CD-7

October 26, 2006
Poynter OnlineBloggers at Colorado Confidential website do real journalism
Link to the Westword feature story on Colorado Confidential
The ColoradoanAttack ads by 527 enter the equation in District 52 race
From a story broken on October 19, 2006: HD-29 in the Crosshairs

October 25, 2006
WestwordBlogs 2.0: Colorado Confidential tries to give blogs a journalistic upgrade [PDF]
A feature story on Colorado Confidential

October 24, 2006
Rocky Mountain NewsDem Drops Complaint [PDF]
Mention of Colorado Confidential series on Trailhead to Nowhere and others pointing out questionable financial transactions. Note: Colorado Confidential never accused the 527s of moneylaundering; that charge was raised by the complainant.

October 18, 2006
Rocky Mountain NewsOn Point: The wrong example [PDF]
From a story broken on October 5, 2006: UPDATED: GOP State Legislator Takes Legally-Questionable Gift from Oil & Gas Group

October 16, 2006
New WestBusiness + Politics + Golf = Sleaze [PDF]
From a story broken on October 5, 2006: UPDATED: GOP State Legislator Takes Legally-Questionable Gift from Oil & Gas Group

October 13, 2006
Boulder Daily CameraGolf prize tees up trouble for Berens [PDF]
Broomfield EnterpriseGolf prize tees up trouble for Berens [PDF]
Rocky Mountain NewsDems seeing red over hole-in-one green [PDF]
From a story broken on October 5, 2006: UPDATED: GOP State Legislator Takes Legally-Questionable Gift from Oil & Gas Group

October 12, 2006
WestwordAd It Up: Campaign spots provide TV stations with pleasure and pain [PDF]
From a story broken on September 23: Will the Real Trailhead Group Stand Up?

October 11, 2006
Colorado Springs GazetteMilitary payday loans may stop [PDF]
From a story broken on August 25, 2006: Marching Into Debt

October 8, 2006
Denver PostEchoes of Schroeder in O’Donnell? [PDF]
From a story broken on October 5, 2006: UPDATED: GOP State Legislator Takes Legally-Questionable Gift from Oil & Gas Group

September 19, 2006
Rocky Mountain NewsTrailhead Director: Group broke no laws [PDF]
From a story broken on September 15, 2006: Trailhead to Nowhere

September 11, 2006
Denver PostBlog this! [PDF]
Story on political blogging featuring Colorado Confidential.

August 6, 2006
The ColoradoanPrimary creates office divided [PDF]
From a story broken on August 4: County Employees Engaged in Deceptive Letter-Writing Campaign

On the radio
June 14, 2007
The Amy Oliver Show/1310 KFKA
Wendy Norris discussing the 2007 legislative scorecard series and a column by Time’s Joe Klein on liberal bloggers

November 6, 2006
The Jay Marvin Show/AM-760Cara DeGette [MP3]
From a series of stories on the Ted Haggard scandal

October 25, 2006
Colorado MattersFellowship Aims to Professionalize Blogging [MP3]
Interview with David Bennahum, President and CEO of the Center for Independent Media.

October 18, 2006
The Jay Marvin Show/AM-760Jared Polis and the “Bill Berens Amendment” [MP3]
From a story broken on October 5, 2006: UPDATED: GOP State Legislator Takes Legally-Questionable Gift from Oil & Gas Group

October 6, 2006
The Jerry Springer ShowCara DeGette [MP3]
From a story posted on October 3, 2006: Focus Blames Foley’s Perversion on Liberals

On television
November 10, 2006
Colorado Inside OutWestword editor Patricia Calhoun dubs Rep. Bill Berens the “disgrace of the week.”
Based on a story broken on October 5, 2006: UPDATED: GOP State Legislator Takes Legally-Questionable Gift from Oil & Gas Group

November 5, 2006
Independent Thinking — Colorado Media Matters’ Bill Menezes and Lynn Bartels of the Rocky Mountain News discuss Colorado Confidential [WMV Windows format] and [MOV Mac format]

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