Denver PR Blog

Majority Leader Reid Having His Own ‘Jared Polis Moment’
August 30, 2009, 6:30 pm
Filed under: Layoffs, Newspapers, Politics

U.S. Rep. Jared Polis danced on the grave of the Rocky Mountain News, and now U.S. Sen. Harry Reid has thrown a shovel full of dirt at the Las Vegas Review-Journal hoping it sparks something. Here’s a free PR tip: Quit publicly rooting for something that would be devastating to the hundreds of your constituents who are LVRJ employees and the hundreds of thousands who are subscribers.

Newspaper Slump Deepens; Q2 Ad Sales Drop 29%
August 27, 2009, 9:07 pm
Filed under: Economic News, Newspapers

The Associated Press reports that “newspapers’ financial woes worsened in the second quarter as advertising sales shrank by 29 percent, leaving publishers with $2.8 billion less revenue than they had at the same time last year.” More troubling, industry analyst Ken Doctor says newspapers will be lucky to recover half of the losses they have sustained because much of the drop has been from a permanent advertising migration to the Internet rather than just recession-based losses.

Lament for a Dying Field: Photojournalism
August 9, 2009, 4:12 pm
Filed under: Newspapers, photojournalism

With the decline of newspapers and magazines, photojournalists and their agencies are suffering like never before. At least those not covering celebrities.

What’s a Big City Without a Newspaper?
August 9, 2009, 4:08 pm
Filed under: Newspapers

A former reporter from Philadelphia chronicles for the New York Times a return home to the place that could be the first without a daily newspaper.

It Worked for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
May 20, 2009, 9:02 pm
Filed under: Denver Nuggets, Newspapers

Denver’s second major daily could be the Los Angeles Times of Denver, if the Denver No Guts can beat the L.A. Lakers.

Colorado Springs Gazette Launches New A.D.D. Edition
April 23, 2009, 12:01 am
Filed under: Newspapers

If you are one of those chumps who spends more than 10 minutes reading a newspaper, help is on the way.

Life After Newspapers
April 6, 2009, 3:46 pm
Filed under: Newspapers

Washington Post columnist Michael Kinsley lays out his vision.