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The blaze, which ultimately consumedacres and destroyed homes, exploded to nearly 87, acres. Harrison, insulated from justice, began professing friendship and admiration for Byers, giving him a large ring of native gold, inscribed with a Masonic emblem, honoring their shared membership.
Daily circulation of the Post jumped from just overto nearlyFrom on, the Rocky is now available in a searchable electronic format available online to Denver Public Library card holders. Westword covers news and the local entertainment scene.
All that preparation would now go into the final edition. January 29, Rocky staff and community supporters hold a candlelight vigil to show their support for the newspaper.
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The Post won a breaking news Pulitzer for its Columbine coverage, and has won nine total, four of which came after the Rocky shuttered. It was known for standing up against crime and corruption, taking on, for example, notorious crime boss Soapy Smithwho earned his nickname in the s for a street-corner scam involving soap. William N. Our microfilm collection covers dates from April to February Tomorrow will be the final edition of the Rocky Mountain News.
He also claimed that the Post never lost money, but said its profits dramatically declined. Rocky Mountain News Photograph collection: More thanimages taken from into live in this primary set of born-digital photography.
This metadata is also what makes the search function work, and unlike our original core collections upon which we lavished detailed catag and metadata, the Rocky Mountain News collection has inconsistent and often scant catag or metadata. Did we just experience the hardest decade in journalism? Harrison, in an moment of apparent sanity, gave Byers a pistol and let him escape out of the back door.
For months, he had been preparing for the th anniversary edition.
The Post, despite all the cuts, continues to produce meaningful and award-winning pieces. Who was going to buy a failing paper in that financial climate?
So there was that, but then you had these other questions. On Feb. He hired a staff of seven to run the site. It had borrowed heavily before the recession to buy other properties and byjust a year after the Rocky closed, it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
May The Rocky Mountain News and the Rocyk Post agree to a t operating agreement that combined advertising, circulation and production departments while preserving two independent newsrooms. From the dramatic to the mundane, this amazing collection makes for great browsing. Editors of the Rocky Mountain News have been kidnapped, shot at, caned, pistol-whipped, hanged in effigy, and immortalized in stained glass. Those first years, there was a lot of disappointment when people found that after their arduous journey west, the streams were not, as they had imagined, lined with gold.
August The Rocky converts from a weekly to a daily newspaper. According to Pew Research Centerthe daily circulation of U.
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Droughts, panics, the Ku Klux Klan have done their worst. Its tabloid style, de and approach made it feel more like a magazine.
Written by Tom Jones. Both papers beefed up their staffs.
Thomas Knox, a writer for The Knickerbocker, wrote that: "Repeated shots have been fired at the News office by indignant 'roughs;' the editors have been assaulted at various times, and on a few occasions their lives have been in great jeopardy The Rocyk needed to figure out something — and quick — to satisfy an increasingly uneasy Scripps company. December 4, Scripps announces plans to seek a buyer for the Rocky. The papers not only fought for readers with cheap prices, but with their coverage.
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Scripps, the company that would own the paper for the rest its lifetime. The Rocky Mountain News helped stem the tide of "gobacks" with its reports of real, substantial gold strikes being made daily. It finally ended with the cracking of the skull of William McCarty, one of the "Bummer" leaders. March Daily circulation:It would never make its th birthday.
The Post is a fraction of what it used to be. Columnist Gary Massaro clears out his desk in the newsroom after the final edition of the Rocky Mountain News published. Inwhen the penny-a-day subscriptions ended, daily circulation plummeted from more thanfor each paper mountxin just overfor each.
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The publisher, president and editor of the Rocky Mountain News wanted to produce a special section to commemorate the event in April of It moves to a mohntain elevated on stilts in the middle of Cherry Creek, near 13th and Market. The metadata, or basic description, that accompanies every digitized image in our collections documents all the information available for that image.
That decision saved the Rocky Mountain News and classirieds it physically from the Post, establishing the two sides in the battle for readership in the Mile High City. March The Rocky premieres a newly deed, full color newspaper. Eventually, Charley Harrison left Denver never to return. Smith, Rocky Mountain News - June 28, All the while, the Rocky and the Post waged a fierce battle, lowering classifoeds in the fight for subscribers.
Now you can add photos to your weekend newspaper. This is not a time to exhale.
July The Rocky changes from an evening to a morning newspaper.