Proving again why he's become the face of political journalism in Colorado, Fox 31 Denver's Eli Stokols has produced, with Thomas Hendrick, a week-long series, called "Prescription for Change," that beautifully illuminates the myths, pitfalls and benefits of Obamacare.
It's hard to find anything about Rep. Cory Gardner's record that supports Fox 31 reporter Eli Stokols' claim that Gardner is leading the charge on immigration to "addresses questions of border security and citizenship without alienating Hispanics."
The tone of the Greeley radio show with Devon Lentz and Tom Lucero changed just after the election when Lentz and Lucero talked to Michael Barrera of the conservative Libre Initiative, which is advocating that Republicans be nicer to Hispanics.
Rather than scream at your television, whether you won or lost Tuesday, come down to the Denver's Independence Institute Friday morning to level your media critiques directly at those responsible: journalists themselves.
Compared to the 2010 election in Colorado, this one has been mostly a snoozer, journalistically. Still, reporters have turned out some excellent work this time around, and I've listed my favorite reporting below.
With an expanding sea of misinformation coming at us, the effort to shed nonpartisan light on political advertising is worth it. And the earlier the TV stations get started at it, like CBS4 did this election season, the better.
If you think tea-party radio shows are done with this strange story by now, a week after Stokols reported it, you'd be wrong. Worley was still talking about it Wednesday on KLZ. And he's still angry at Stokols.
The line between the news and how it's made isn't so clear. In the case of Romney ignoring Denver journalists, the two are one and the same. It's a news story that Romney is ignoring the press in favor of conservative talk-radio hosts.