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On October 4, 2018 Colorado Press Association (including member paper Greeley Tribune), Colorado Broadcaster Association and Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition filed a motion in Colorado state court to unseal the autopsy records in the Christopher Watts case. Watts is accused of killi…

You’re invited to share your expertise with aspiring journalists at the major universities across Colorado by taking part in the upcoming Colorado Press Association Campus Visits. These visits are also a great opportunity to identify talented potential interns, employees and freelancers. The…

This issue the “10 Questions” are for Doug Claussen, owner of the I-70 Publishing Company, Inc., headquartered in Strasburg in Eastern Colorado. The company’s weekly I-70 Scout on Tuesdays and Eastern Colorado News on Fridays top 10,000 in circulation throughout the I-70 Corridor, in additio…

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The Coloradoan in Fort Collins took home the Innovation Award at Colorado Press Association’s annual convention this year, marking the fourth time in the past five years the newspaper has laid claim to that honor: in 2012, 2015 (both Newspaper and Editorial innovation awards) and 2017.

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The 2019 Colorado Press Association Annual Convention is scheduled for April 11-13 at the Hyatt Regency Aurora-Denver Conference Center, located at 13200 E. 14th Place, Aurora, CO 80011.

In preparation for the 1998 legislative session, the Colorado Press Association decided to retain contract lobbyists for the first time.

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This issue “10 Questions” talks with Michael Hicks, editor of Evergreen Newspapers Inc., owned by Landmark Community Newspapers LLC.

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In this month’s News in Brief: New publisher at Steamboat Pilot & Today; New ME ad DBJ; Two promotions at CSBJ; Denver Post names new Digital Director; and Study shows news media stronger than ever.

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Gov. John Hickenlooper vetoed Senate Bill 18-223, known as the child the Autopsy Bill, "Concerning the Circumstances Under Which an Autopsy Report Prepared in Connection with the Death of a Minor May be Released to Certain Parties.”

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10 Questions: On revenue with Colorado Press Network Board Chairman Matt Sandberg

Pueblo Chieftain sold to Gatehouse Media; Salida's Baranczyk helps mentor students for NNAF; Westword writer Walker wins Sigma Delta Chi award; Evergreen Newspapers reporter Swearingen is a 2018 News Media Alliance Rising Star and more

Salute and farewell to Randy Bangert, Ed Andrieski, David Barber, George Crouter, Mary Dailey, Priscilla Ann LaBoria, Helen McGuire, Allen D. Maggard, Francis Jim Nick Saykally, and Patricia Smedley

The 2018 session of the Colorado General Assembly ended last week. It was a contentious session that was distracted by sexual harassment allegations, but that ultimately made progress on the highest priority issues.

Below are selected photos from the 2018 Colorado Press Association Convention, held at the Antlers Hotel. Photos were taken by Thomas Cooper at Lightbox images. To view all the photos, go to  http://ow.ly/LfdO30jzXGQ. Username: CPAConvention Password: 4883cpa

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Much could be said to describe Garrett Ray, Morley Ballantine and Randy Bangert. Some depictions differ, and some overlap. One phrase will always unite them: They are the 2018 Colorado Press Association Hall of Fame inductees.

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This Q&A visits with Julie K. Tonsing, publisher at Prairie Mountain Media’s Sterling Journal-Advocate, South Platte Sentinel and the Akron News-Reporter. She is also the former regional financial officer for the Eastern Colorado Publishing Company (ECPC) for many years and most recently…

The 2017 Colorado Press Association Better Newspaper Contest results were announced April 14, 2018 at CPA's 140th Annual Convention, held at the Antlers Hotel in Colorado Springs.

To anyone who follows the news, it would appear the industry itself is under attack. Whether claims of “fake news” leveled by the President or cuts to already lean newsrooms, newspapers and media organizations are now in the rare position of making headlines.

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The Colorado Press Association, in partnership with the Colorado Broadcasters Association and the Colorado Media Alliance, is proud to advocate, celebrate and honor the hard work of Colorado’s working press.

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The U.S. Commerce Department has announced two preliminary determinations on investigations, the results of which will impose an import tariff on Canadian newsprint companies.

Welcome to the Colorado Press Association’s inaugural Flash Session. Think of speed dating meets convention learnin’. There are 11 presenters. Your goal is to not only listen but interact in the sessions. The sessions will last 20 minutes each with two minutes between sessions. You won’t be …

Report card on the state of the nation’s free press reveals dueling realities. President Trump’s attacks on the media and the actions of his administration have emboldened journalists to pursue watchdog and accountability reporting. At the same time, perceived biases among media outlets have eroded the public’s trust.

The rise of social media as a main conduit for news and advertising offers dark spaces to political candidates where journalists can’t observe their campaign activities. Much of what is packaged as campaign-related news on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube is false, and the platforms so far have not disclosed who pays for online ads. News and ads can be highly targeted to specific audiences, making it difficult for journalists to even know what information is being spread.

President Trump’s campaign to discredit the news media has spread to state and local officials, who are echoing his use of the term “fake news” as a weapon against unflattering stories and information that can tarnish their images. The term has become ubiquitous as a signal to a politician’s supporters to ignore legitimate reporting, as a smear to the dwindling local press corps and as a way for conservatives to push back against what they see as media bias.

Retirements at Denver Business Journal, Colorado Community Media and Denver Post; expanded staff and sales territories; and community outreach in the news in briefs. 

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Another year, another change to Facebook feeds. This time, the change is to newsfeeds with a focus of friends and family taking preference. What does this mean for media companies, many of which have spent years developing and building their audiences to help reach the readers where the read…

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Linda Shapley is known for her senior leadership at The Denver Post, first as director of newsroom operations in 2011, then managing editor in 2016. She recently turned in her resignation, however, departing The Post after a run of more than 21 years.

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Looking to find a journalism job in Colorado? Look no further than the Colorado Press Association’s 2018 Job Fair sponsored by Colorado State University’s Department of Journalism & Media Communications.

Salute and farewell to Carlos Illescas, two-time Pulitzer Prize team reporter for The Denver Post; Lawrence G. Weiss, longtime editorial writer for The Denver Post; Franklin D. Brown, former mailroom supervisor for The Denver Post; Father Daniel Flaherty, former editor, business manager with Denver Catholic Register; Grace Mary Luckasen, former Littleton Independent columnist; Thomas Elbert McElroy, former circulation manager for the Rocky Mountain News and The Denver Post.