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Opening Shots Fired in GOP Battle to Lead Colorado Republican Party

Jason Salzman | Posted 01.25.2017 | Denver
Jason Salzman

On Facebook last week, George Athanasopoulos, a candidate in the race to be the next GOP state chair, accused his opponent, Jeff Hays, of being a "for...

State Senator Declines to Sign Fake News Pledge, Saying Term Fake News "Smacks of a New Censorship"

Jason Salzman | Posted 01.05.2017 | Denver
Jason Salzman

You'd think twice about signing some pledges, if you're a politician. But a pledge not to spread fake news, if it's found to be false by "Snopes, Pol...

Advocacy journalism is expanding in Colorado. Can you trust it?

Jason Salzman | Posted 11.29.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

While most people were asleep last week, the Colorado Independent's Corey Hutchins reported that Denver Post political reporter John Frank's view, off...

Republican Turns Joke into Attack

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.24.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

An advertisement mailed to some Colorado Springs residents includes actual factual photos of state house candidate Larry Liston cross-dressing, but th...

Pro-Choice Voice Rejected Where It's Needed Most: CO Springs

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.28.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

It's a shame the Gazette didn't publish the piece, especially because the anti-Planned Parenthood view dominates the commentary page's official content. And, god knows, the folks in Colorado Springs should hear the other side's opinions too.

"Dwelling on the Nuances Does Not Win the Favor of Dittoheads"

Jason Salzman | Posted 12.14.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Do everyday environmentalists hear the distinction between the environmentalists conservatives support and the ones they hate? Or do they just feel attacked, like Hispanics?

Good Luck, Republicans, in Controlling Your Extremists on Talk Radio

Jason Salzman | Posted 01.26.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

If you tuned in to talk-radio shows before the election, you know they sounded like they were part of the Republican get-out-the-vote machine. Does anyone expect conservative talk radio hosts to change their tune anytime soon?

Doug Lamborn Lashes Out Against Major Colo. Newspaper

The Colorado Independent | Posted 06.21.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard: The race for the Republican nomination for the Fifth District congressional seat, centered in Color...

Meet the Reporter Put on Leave After Refusing to Remove Personal Facebook Post (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.21.2012 | Media
Shira Lazar

Journalist Barrett Tryon posted a Los Angeles Times story -- about how the newspaper that he worked for was being sold -- on his personal Facebook page. His employer asked him to take it down and after refusing to do so, he was put on unpaid leave.

Crisis of Confidence in Our Election System? Or in Our Secretary of State?

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.13.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

If the facts about Colorado's election system are reported, it's more likely that voters will have a crisis of confidence in our Secretary of State, not our voting system.

Should Rod Blagojevich Be In Prison?

Posted 03.19.2012 | Chicago

While some Colorado journalists might be happy to have the always-exciting Rod Blagojevich to write about for the next 12 to 14 years, one newspaper e...

Critics Can't Resist The Green Hornet's "Sting"

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

It's the headline that critics couldn't stay away from. Seth Rogen's new film, The Green Hornet, lends itself so well to an easy and effective pun tha...

More From Bill Menezes on the State of Colorado Journalism

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Bill is a former reporter and editor for local and national news media and former editorial director of Colorado Media Matters.

Balloon Boy Sheriff Says He'll Undermine New CSU Gun Ban

Greg Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Greg Campbell

Say what you will about Jim Alderden, Larimer County's no-nonsense, politically-incorrect sheriff, but one aspect of the man is indisputable: he's not afraid to make a stand for his convictions.

USOC Belongs in Colorado, Not Mississippi

Michael D. Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael D. Brown

Flying under the radar has been the surprising story of the United States Olympic Committee and the City of Colorado Springs arguing about money, facilities and threats to leave the state.

Colorado Springs Gazette Won't Send Reporters To Olympics For First Time Since 1977

The Colorado Springs Independent | Pam Zubeck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

As Freedom Communications Holdings Inc., moves through bankruptcy, its second-largest newspaper -- the Gazette -- is showing sharp declines in circula...

MediaNews unlikely to go after Freedom Communications

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Had Freedom Communications, owner of the Colorado Springs Gazette, filed for bankruptcy during better economic times, journalism-business observers wo...

Intern Fired From Colorado Paper For Plagiarism

Editor And Publisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

COLORADO SPRINGS The Colorado Springs Gazette says it has dismissed an intern after concluding that four of her stories published over the last month ...