Someone Check to See if Simmons is on Dean Singleton’s Payroll

In what might be the final nail in the coffin of the Rocky Mountain News, Denver Newspaper Guild’s Tracy Simmons tells the Denver Business Journal that the union’s contract with the Rocky would be binding on any new owner if the newspaper is sold. 

“In the event of a successor or an assignee, [the contract] is binding,” Simmons said. “You get the employees, you get the contract. So our position is that absolutely, the contract goes with the employees.”

Experts: Rocky Buyer Unlikely

Coverage of the news that the Rocky Mountain News will be sold or shut down is significant today. Among the angles: