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Littwin: Denver Post owners are not just laying off employees, they’re...

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...

Wiretap: In the wake of the torture report

Who's to blame for the fact that the CIA set up secret sites and used rectal feeding as a way of getting information from...

Flashback: The endorsement that launched Hickenlooper’s political career

Around midnight on April 2, 2003, five weeks before John Hickenlooper won the first election of his political career, Hick campaign manager Paul Lhevine and other campaign staffers arrived at the Rocky Mountain News printing plant.

Decrying ‘Photocopy Journalism’, FreePress Spotlighted Denver TV News Merger

FreePress has come to Denver to hold its biennial National Conference on Media Reform. Denver is a great place to gather, a sunny square state ringed by jagged mountains and host to a major middle-continent airline hub. It's also a place suffering from a collapsed and consolidated media market, as alert citizens well know and as FreePress has highlighted for years.

Decrying ‘photocopy journalism’, news watchdog spotlights Denver TV station merger

The sprawling greater-Denver metro region is in news-media crisis. In the information age, when there seems to be more and more to know, there is less and less being reported by the diminishing number of local mainstream news outlets here. So it comes as little surprise that media watchdog organization FreePress this week is highlighting the Denver news market as a negative example for the nation. The organization reports that, on top of shrinking newspaper reporting, the local TV news market is host to a "severe" form of the kind of sly consolidation that media corporations have been effecting across the country for nearly a decade. FreePress says this "covert consolidation," where direct ownership is never transferred, is gaining momentum and that it skirts federal ownership laws and erodes market variety and competition.

Saccone talks Colorado journalism with Salzman: ‘The show goes on’

Colorado Independent contributor Jason Salzman has been tracking down veteran Colorado journalists who have exited the field, at least temporarily, to talk about...

Denver Post: Pay no attention to those down-spiraling circulation numbers

This week, the Audit Bureau of Circulations released its dreaded figures. The news for the nation's papers was pretty much bad all around, part...

Rocky Mountain Independent, online magazine experiment, folds

Weeks-long rumors of the end of the Rocky Mountain Independent journalism experiment have been confirmed. On Thursday evening the three-month-old website announced to subscribers...

InDenverTimes cougar chronicles: Grroar

After a mostly distinguished 150 years spent delivering daily journalism, the Rocky Mountain News closed this past February. Thirty dedicated staffers took to the...

Denver Post hikes single-copy street rack, newsstand price by 50 percent

Readers who buy The Denver Post one copy at a time had better start stocking up on those quarters. The newspaper announced Wednesday the...