Tag Archives: Denver Post

The Denver Post layoff aftermath— one week later

In the week since The March 14 Massacre at The Denver Post, we now know who some of the departing journalists are among the proposed 30 cuts, the […]...

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March 23, 2018 Just In, Media, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

MEDIA: Bloodbath at The Denver Post— what can be done?

On Wednesday, Denver Post journalists learned the budget ax would fall hard on their newsroom cutting deeper than previous layoffs and splintering roughly a third of their […]...

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March 16, 2018 Just In, Media, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

‘Oh my god,’ ‘heartbreaking news’: Denver Post layoffs hit one-third of newsroom

The tremors rippled out of the newsroom around 3:30 Wednesday afternoon. In a staff meeting, the @DenverPost editor just told us that we are cutting […]...

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March 15, 2018 Just In, Media, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Littwin: Denver Post owners are not just laying off employees, they’re looting the public trust

I’ve spent a day lamenting the news of the latest devastating round of layoffs at the already-decimated Denver Post. Well, I’m sick of lamenting. The […]...

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March 15, 2018 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

The Denver Post’s ‘hedge fund Catch 22’ paywall

Last week, Denver Post staffers “rallied around their paper’s new $11.99-per-month paywall, optimistic that the move might bring more resources to a beleaguered Post newsroom,” I wrote for Columbia Journalism […]...

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January 26, 2018 Just In, Media, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

Layoffs lash The Denver Post. Again. But this time is different.

If someone were to produce a near-future dystopian film about hedge-fund journalism — let’s call it Layoff Season — a scene about The Denver Post might look like this: A […]...

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December 1, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

Quick on the draw: Cartoonist Mike Keefe and his thing about gun violence

Some of us here at The Independent have, in one way or another, been working with Pulitzer-winning cartoonist Mike Keefe for a few decades. We […]...

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October 4, 2017 Criminal Justice, Just In, Keefe, The Beats, Uncategorized

Candidate for governor backtracks on remarks about The Denver Post after a recording leaks

A juicy item hit the web Monday when progressive consultant and media watcher Jason Salzman published a blog post and an audio clip of Republican candidate for governor Doug Robinson saying this to a […]...

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September 21, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

MEDIA: The Denver Post, troll slayer

Don’t read the comments, don’t feed the trolls. It’s something you hear plenty in digital media as comment sections become swirling cesspools of incivility. One of […]...

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September 1, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

John Oliver takes aim at the broadcast giant trying to gobble Denver TV stations

Sinclair broadcasting, which already owns 173 local TV stations around the country, wants to buy The Tribune Media Company, which owns more than 40 local TV […]...

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July 14, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

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Colorado Attorney General candidate debate on March 15. All invited.

The Colorado Criminal Defense Bar (CCDB) and the Community College of Denver (CCD) Paralegal Program are holding a public debate for the candidates seeking the position […]

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A candidate’s secret spending in the governor’s race highlights Colorado’s unique money-in-politics enforcement laws

Erik Underwood, a Democrat running in the wide race for governor, is drawing attention for his secret spending on the race. The media tech entrepreneur […]

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