Denver PR Blog

Worst Valentines Day Ever
February 9, 2010, 9:55 am
Filed under: Fox31, Westword

Denver’s Fox31/The Deuce searches for the worst Valentine’s Day ever, and pretty much hits a bullseye.

Westword’s ‘Twit of the Week’
January 12, 2010, 9:31 pm
Filed under: Twitter, Westword

Congratulations to Ef Rodriguez, who was named Westword’s “Twit of the Week.” In the accompanying Twitter interview, Rodriguez shares that he “was drawn to Twitter by the promise of high-fives and makeouts. While I have received neither, my incurable optimism spurs me ever onward.”

2010 Denver PR Predictions – Michael Roberts
January 4, 2010, 10:30 am
Filed under: 2010 Denver PR Predictions, Westword

By Michael Roberts
Media Critic/Blogger

  • Following the complete collapse of the journalism industry, public-information officers and official spokespersons will band together to start their own radio stations, TV outlets and newspapers, so at least they’ll have someone to talk to. Should be easy, since most of them are former journalists.
  • The Denver Post will start charging for online content — and Dean Singleton will go door to door to collect.
  • In an attempt to increase revenue, Westword will cease publication and become a medical-marijuana dispensary. This bud’s for you.

Denver Post Trumpets Circulation Figures
October 26, 2009, 1:51 pm
Filed under: Denver Post, Westword

The Denver Post is touting its strong circulation figures in the latest Audit Bureau of Circulation report, while Westword’s Michael Roberts digs beneath the surface to see whether the numbers are as strong as the Post claims.

Denver Magazine’s PR Win of the Week
August 27, 2009, 3:15 pm
Filed under: Denver Magazine, Denver Post, Fox31, Westword

Denver Magazine has scored this week’s PR Win of the Week. Magazine covers are all about capturing attention, and Denver Magazine’s cover shot of Fox31 anchors Libby Weaver and Natalie Tysdal has been the talk of the town this week. Westword offers Photoshopped versions of the cover featuring various Denver duos, and Joanne Ostrow at the Denver Post even weighed in on it this morning.

‘The Latest Word’
July 27, 2009, 1:11 pm
Filed under: Westword

I’m not sure if it is jury duty, vacation or court-ordered community service, but Michael Roberts appears to have taken a brief hiatus from Westword’sThe Latest Word” blog, and Joe Tone is filling in. You should check it out; Joe is definitely one of the funnier/more sarcastic writers in town.

Westwordies Land AAN Awards
June 29, 2009, 8:52 am
Filed under: Awards, Westword

Congratulations to Westword’s Michael Roberts, Joel Warner, Jared Jacang Maher and Kenny Be, all of whom picked up awards at the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies annual conference.