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Littwin: It’s wholly appropriate to wonder what Trump could possibly have been thinking

It was the usual post-gaffe/scandal/outrage routine. Donald Trump does something indefensible and, in most cases, inexplicable. The White House rushes to settle on a message, […]...

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May 16, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

A media s#!tstorm is brewing in Colorado Springs

  A swirl of local media news gathered all at once this week and headed for the fan blades just as I was finishing up this […]...

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March 27, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

How a former Washington Post editor is trying Jeff Bezos magic at a local newspaper

For the hundreds of loyal readers of this humble newsletter I started a year ago, you had an early audience to the latest media news out […]...

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December 16, 2016 Just In, The Mix

Last year’s JeffCo school board battle is the subject of a new PBS documentary

Who would spend $1 million in a school board race? Residents of Jefferson County, particularly those with school-aged children, are almost certainly familiar with how […]...

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July 12, 2016 Education, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: The face of the Bloomberg movement

The mega-millionaire has no idea how much of the world views him. That's why he doesn't understand that he can't be the face of the gun-control movement....

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April 17, 2014 Politics, The Beats, The Mix

This week the Internet will be an Obamacare information jungle

It's a big week for Obamacare and the Internet is just beginning to bubble with the kind of material that will bring the whole network to a confusing rolling boil by Tuesday when the law's signature insurance exchanges are set...

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September 26, 2013 Politics, Reporter's Notebook, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Jose Antonio Vargas loses his driver’s license, increasing risk of his deportation

When journalist Jose Antonio Vargas confessed to being undocumented in a piece for New York Times Magazine, he stated that he had obtained an Oregon driver’s license by using a fake Social Security card and proof of residency. However, his...

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July 26, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice

Tipton could have his work cut out for him

It's that time of the election cycle again. Fundraising winners and losers are starting to separate from the pack. One Colorado congressman, Scott Tipton, seems to be drawing the wrong kind of attention, as The Washington Post Sunday named him...

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July 18, 2011 Center Well, Politics

Wadhams plays down Rick Perry as last best hope for Republicans in 2012

In a piece that surveys Republican establishment players on the GOP presidential primary field, which has drawn half-hearted commitments among big donors, the Washington Post says Texas Governor Rick Perry is making a lot of moves that signal he's...

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July 13, 2011 Center Well, Politics

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist reveals he’s undocumented

Jose Antonio Vargas, who wrote for the Washington Post and shared a Pulitzer Prize for the paper’s coverage of the Virginia Tech shootings, came out as an undocumented immigrant in a New York Times Magazine story that...

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June 22, 2011 Civil Rights, Top Stories

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News poetry: Fracking elegy

Cracks in the pavement cracks in the wall— where do I go if my house cracks like a duck egg? Where do mule deer and black bears, elk and prairie dogs […]

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