The owner of the Fort Collins Coloradoan and USA Today on Monday formally rejected a $1.3 billion buyout bid from the owner of the Denver Post, saying the offer was too low.
Skyrocketing newsprint costs and declining ad revenue drove the decision to cut down on print issues.
A new study finds that lenders classify cities without a strong news presence as riskier investments. It points to Denver, where the Rocky Mountain News folded, as an example.
Dozens of Denver Post staffers have been laid off recently even though analysts say the Post and its sister papers saw a 19 percent profit increase last year.
Big changes are coming to how readers view The Denver Post. There's now an $11.99 monthly fee to view online content from the state's largest newspaper.
Bob Rawlings was at the helm of the Pueblo Chieftain for more than 37 years and was a powerful force in protecting Southeastern Colorado's water resources. Rawlings died earlier this year at age 92.
"Newsies" is set in New York but there were similar scenes in many cities--including Denver--where newspaper sales depended on ragtag bands of kids shouting headlines to passersby.
Could Denver billionaire Philip Anschutz resurrect the Rocky Mountain News? Or does he really want to buy The Denver Post?
The Denver Post and scores of other newspapers in Colorado and around the country could be sold.