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Tancredo Eventually Decides Against Democrat Morgan Carroll

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.25.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

At this point, nothing about Tom Tancredo should surprise me, but surprised I was when he said Saturday he'd vote for Democratic State Sen. Morgan Car...

Republican Leader Says Colorado GOP Candidate Has 'Ticket on the Titanic'

Jason Salzman | Posted 06.09.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell waded into Colorado politics Saturday, telling KNUS 710's Craig Silverman that to accept the endorsement o...

Should a Woman Who Has an Abortion Be Punished?

Jason Salzman | Posted 04.06.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Reporters should put Silverman's line of questioning to all candidates, not just those vying to take on Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet, as the election season heats up. It would help people understand what's at stake if abortion were to be outlawed or restricted. And what candidates think about it.

Pot Brings Vagrants, GOP Senate Candidate Falsely States

Jason Salzman | Posted 03.17.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jack Graham, who's the former Athletic Director at Colorado State University, appeared on KNUS 710-AM Saturday, sprea...

Senate Candidate Dodges Questions

Jason Salzman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Former state Rep. Jon Keyser eagerly offered his opinion on the Iran nuclear deal, but he dodged questions on whether he'd like to change TABOR and abolish a state program offering in-state tuition for undocumented college students.

Former Congressman Wants More Republicans to Jump in Colorado Senate Race

Jason Salzman | Posted 11.11.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Former Congressman Scott McInnis told KNUS radio host Craig Silverman Saturday that he's taking Spanish lessons and hasn't ruled out a run for statewi...

Brauchler Tries to Brag About Losing Aurora Theater Trial

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.25.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Journalists have been careful to report, as The Denver Post's John Ingold and Jordan Steffen did today, that nine jurors apparently voted for the de...

Brauchler Wanted Murderer's Parents to Beg Him to Spare Their Son's Life

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.10.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Brauchler denied this, but there he was leveling his harshest tone and barbs on conservative talk radio, home base of the Republican Party, on the morning after the verdict. You respect Brauchler for taking questions about the case, but why jump on conservative talk radio circuit and sound like a conservative talk-radio host?

Beauprez Blames Fellow Republicans, Not His Anti-Pot Position, for Election Loss

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.10.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Failed Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez appeared on KNUS' Craig Silverman Show Saturday and blamed, among other things, the Republican Governors' Association (RGA) for his November loss to Democrat John Hickenlooper.

GOP Radio Host Would Be "Shocked" if Beauprez likened Americans to Sheep. Well, He Did.

Jason Salzman | Posted 11.10.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

I spoke last week with Dan Caplis and Craig Silverman, who were co-hosting Dan Caplis' KNUS show. Caplis and Silverman think The Denver Post should ...

Don't Be Distracted by My Crusade to Ban Abortion

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.16.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

On a Denver radio show over the weekend, GOP senatorial candidate Cory Gardner accused his Democratic opponent, Sen. Mark Udall, of "trying to distrac...

Tea-Party Radio Host Wins Argument with GOP Candidate

Jason Salzman | Posted 06.08.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

If you really want to understand the dynamic playing out right now among conservative candidates battling each other to win the June primary election,...

Supreme Court Flubs Named 'Error Of The Year'

Posted 02.11.2013 | Media

The disastrously wrong reporting about the Supreme Court by CNN and Fox News has been named the "Error of the Year" by Poynter's Craig Silverman. S...

The Plagiarism Panic

Edward Wasserman | Posted 11.19.2012 | Media
Edward Wasserman

If we're not careful, we'll end up not so much protecting originality, but criminalizing routines that are integral to some of the most broadly beneficial practices of contemporary reporting.

Lawyers: Aurora Suspect May Be Mentally Ill

Reuters | Keith Coffman | Posted 10.09.2012 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Aug 9 (Reuters) - Accused Colorado gunman James Holmes, charged with murder over a shooting rampage last month at a movie theater...

Should This Blogger Stop Writing About CO Secretary of State's Misinformation and Innuendo?

Jason Salzman | Posted 06.16.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

What about our basic trust in government, which rests to some degree on faith in elections? How seriously should take it, or should we ignore it, when our Secretary of State is on the radio making accusations of very recent election fraud?

Romney Avoids Reporters But Appears on Conservative Radio

Jason Salzman | Posted 04.07.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Romney apparently isn't making himself available to real journalists in Colorado, in advance of Tuesday's GOP caucus, but he called into conservative talk-radio shows across the state Friday, where he found a copacetic environment.

Poynter's Biggest Media Corrections Of 2011

Posted 12.19.2011 | Media

Poynter's Craig Silverman released his annual roundup of the year's biggest media errors and corrections on Sunday. The President Obama/Osama Bin ...

Clash Of The Titans? Coulter Scolds Corry, Gets Rebuffed

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.13.2011 | Denver

Colorado's KHOW radio host Craig Silverman hosted Ann Coulter and Jessica Corry yesterday on his show. Coulter recently penned 'Casey Anthony: Single...

Do Independent Voters Agree That Obama Thinks America Is Worse Than Iran?

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.20.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Caplis and Silverman were

How Could Gessler Take Hackstaff Clients Without Everyone Wondering Who's Winking?

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

If Gessler's clients were using his firm for an issue connected to the SOS Office, even if Gessler himself works on a different case with them, then there would still be the appearance of a conflict of interest.

Reporter, Not Gessler, Started Conversation About Moonlighting

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler told KHOW radio's Craig Silverman yesterday that he "purposely decided to have this conversation to start ta...

Media Focus on McInnis' Plagiarism Overshadows Underlying Issue of Fraud

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

The plagiarized articles appear to constitute a breach of his contract, and breach-of-contract is a common type of fraud. Even if the work was being done for a foundation, it was a business transaction.

Anti-Ward Churchill Talk Show Hosts Disagree on McInnis

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

It seems like an age has gone by since the Denver media, gamely led by the bygone Rocky Mountain News, was in full-bore media frenzy over a CU professor named Ward Churchill.

Silverman Grills McInnis, Who Said He Was "Thrilled" by Loss

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Craig grilled Scott McInnis about McInnis' statement on the show that he was "thrilled" with the outcome of Republican State Assembly on Saturday. It made great radio.