John Temple is running a series describing how journalists are reinventing themselves. If the installments that follow are half as inspiring and entertaining as ME Sprengelmeyer’s opener, it’s going to be a fun ride. Give ’em hell, ME.
A group of Rocky Mountain News journalists announced today the creation of In Denver Times, which will be a subscription site if they can get enough folks to pledge support by a self-imposed April 23 deadline. It’s an interesting idea. A few thoughts: 1. If they get the 50k subscribers they’re chasing, it’s worth about […]
This is why it’s critical that we have vibrant, competitive news-gathering organizations in our local communities. Damn, I miss the Rocky.
Final Edition from Matthew Roberts on Vimeo.
I knew this was coming. But I still can’t keep from crying all over my keyboard as I write this. The Rocky Mountain News is closing tomorrow after an amazing 150 year run. I wanted to make this about me. About my time at the Rocky, short as it was, and what an impact it […]
It broke my heart when Scripps announced it is selling the Rocky Mountain News, which appears to be a death sentence given the number of papers already on the market and the specific complications in Denver that likely would turn off prospective buyers. But I wasn’t surprised to see the staff of the Rocky respond […]