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Tag Archives: digital first media

Highlights from those panels on how to save The Denver Post. Now what?

Last Tuesday— and again on Thursday— people packed into The Denver Press Club to engage with a town-hall-slash-panel discussion largely focused on what readers can or should do about […]...

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May 22, 2018 All stories, Just In, Media, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Colorado is a battlefield in the new newspaper wars. As the body count rises, what can we do?

On Tuesday, three stories that led the home page of Columbia Journalism Review were about Colorado, a state that has become a battlefield in the new newspaper wars— […]...

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May 11, 2018 Just In, Media, The Beats, The Mix

Denver Post employees protest outside their printing plant calling for a new owner

Employees of Colorado’s largest newspaper rallied outside their printing plant Tuesday calling on The Denver Post’s hedge-fund owner to sell the paper. “What do we […]...

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May 8, 2018 All stories, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Protest: 55 Denver Post journalists say they’re ‘outraged at the unconscionable censorship’ at their paper

Following the sudden Thursday resignation of Denver Post editorial page editor Chuck Plunkett after an editorial he authored about the paper’s hedge-fund owners was spiked […]...

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May 7, 2018 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Littwin: If we want to save The Denver Post, we need to follow Chuck Plunkett’s lead

Denver Post editorial page editor Chuck Plunkett has gone hero on us again, this time quitting the job he loved because the vultures at Alden […]...

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May 4, 2018 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Media, Politics

Chuck Plunkett, architect of The Denver Post Rebellion, suddenly quits the paper citing censorship

Last week witnessed the first firing amid what’s now known as The Denver Rebellion. This week witnessed the first string of resignations. On Thursday, Denver Post editorial […]...

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May 4, 2018 Just In, Media, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Short take: Littwin on the Alden vultures (again) and the gutless firing of a friend

So the hedge-fund vultures at Alden Global Capital got my friend, Dave Krieger, who was the esteemed editorial page editor at the Boulder Daily Camera […]...

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April 27, 2018 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics

Boulder newspaper opinion editor fired after writing about his paper’s hedge fund owner

Three weeks later, fallout from The Denver Post’s editorial rebellion against owner Digital First Media’s hedge-fund controller hasn’t abated. On Wednesday, Dave Krieger, the editorial page editor of The Boulder Daily Camera, said […]...

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April 26, 2018 Just In, Media, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

How The Denver Post’s rebellion rippled across America

By now you’ve likely heard about The Denver Post’s multi-page editorial broadside at its hedge-fund owner. This week’s newsletter seeks to explain the local and national repercussions of […]...

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April 18, 2018 Just In, Media, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

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

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Indy Editor Susan Greene on surviving Colorado’s news apocalypse

Journalism in Colorado is under siege. And headlines keep coming about censorship, layoffs and protests in local newsrooms. Join Colorado Independent Editor Susan Greene at the […]

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Carbon monoxide leak at Aloft Hotel sent 18 people to hospital

Eighteen people were given emergency treatment Tuesday after a carbon monoxide leak at the Aloft Hotel near Denver International Airport. Aurora Fire Rescue evacuated the […]

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