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Spirited Media is selling off its local sites and pivoting to consulting » Nieman Journalism Lab
“Local news scared certain investors outside of the strategic space. They said, ‘we love local journalism, but it just scares the hell out of us,'” Brady said.
journalism  local  location  media  business  entrepreneurs  philadelphia  denver 
15 days ago by allaboutgeorge
RT : industry leader overturns car while ducking from shootout
Oakland  cannabis  Denver  from twitter_favs
march 2016 by allaboutgeorge
UPDATE: We're Different Than Tribune, MediaNews Says After Moody's Downgrade
"All newspaper companies are facing credit downgrades and MediaNews Group is no exception," the parent company of The Denver Post and 53 other dailies said in a statement. "MediaNews has always been an industry leader in tightly managing its businesses and liquidity in good times and bad. MediaNews Group is in compliance with all debt covenants, as has always been the case, and expects to do whatever is needed to stay in compliance during these difficult times.""
medianews  journalism  newspapers  denver  business  corporations 
december 2008 by allaboutgeorge
The AP and newspapers : John Temple : Rocky Mountain News
"[...] The New York Times provides all its content for free on the Web before any reader can see it in the Rocky Mountain News. And they can see the whole thing, not just our edited version. Clearly that makes sense for the Times and the readers. But it doesn't make sense to continue spending our money on it. The AP faces legitimate questions about its future role, just as local news organizations do.

That's not because editors are angry. It's because the world is changing. [...]"
journalism  newspapers  media  editing  denver  colorado  nytimes  web 
october 2008 by allaboutgeorge
Ex-Post copy editor wills CU $778,000 - The Denver Post
"[...] Hemingway was well-known among Post employees for his pastel polyester suits, but on his last day of work before he retired in 1991, he wore a Giorgio Armani tuxedo, according to accounts. After retirement, he traveled the world, and for 15 years he was ... a volunteer exhibit guide at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. [...]"
fashion  journalism  museums  denver  media  newspapers  education  obituaries  colorado 
october 2008 by allaboutgeorge
The Media Equation - A Campaign Not Filtered by the Press -
"Credentialed guests at the gratis media party jointly hosted by The Rocky Mountain News and The Denver Post whooped it up on rides, gorged on junk food and lined up at game booths where they got as many chances as it took to win. It’s probably the last time in the coming week that the odds will be in their favor."
medianews  denver  journalism  newspapers  colorado  media  social  news  politics  democratic  communication  campaigns  elections 
august 2008 by allaboutgeorge
Current and Local and Breaking News for Denver, Colorado and the surrounding area : Rocky Mountain News
"Forget about all those stories about the industry's still-fat profit margins. It's not happening in Denver. Unfortunately, MediaNews' move to end disclosure means we won't know how bad it might get."
denver  medianews  media  newspapers  journalism  business  corporations  transparency  colorado  stocks 
april 2008 by allaboutgeorge
"What is democracy? You tell us. Create a film up to five (5) minutes in length on what democracy is, or isn't, and submit it (for free) to Get your friends, family and that guy at the coffee shop to watch and vote."
politics  cinema  movies  activism  creativity  denver  colorado  democrats  2008  elections 
january 2008 by allaboutgeorge
Denver - News - Slim, Fast -
"I'm starting to worry about the future of the paper itself -- and I would certainly hate to advise a young person coming into the game today to stay in newspapers. These are very spooky times. [...]"
newspapers  media  colorado  journalism  corporations  denver  jobs 
april 2007 by allaboutgeorge Recovery more likely in church than politics
"[W]hite evangelicals are hooked into the Republican Party the way labor unions were hooked into the Democratic Party, especially in the industrial belt in the 1930s. I don't really see that changing."
religion  politics  christianity  colorado  denver 
november 2006 by allaboutgeorge | 04/28/2006 | Reputation precedes new Times steward
"From my perspective, they receive raves in this community as to the management and quality of the paper. They brought in new management, a new editor, and made some changes from that standpoint."
contracostatimes  medianews  deansingleton  newspapers  journalism  denver  saltlakecity  media 
april 2006 by allaboutgeorge

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