Skip to comments.Rocky Mountain News publishes final edition
Posted on 02/27/2009 7:04:03 AM PST by Redbob
DENVER Questions about the future of the Rocky Mountain News had become so common, the newspaper's staff put up a handwritten paper sign on the news desk that said, "We don't know."
On Thursday, someone wrote over it in heavy black marker: "Now we know."
Colorado's oldest newspaper, which launched in Denver in 1859, printed its last edition Friday, leaving The Denver Post as the only daily newspaper in town.
Since 2001, the News has shared business operations with The Denver Post in a joint operating agreement between Scripps and The Post's owner, MediaNews Group Inc.
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I smell another bailout.
This all about content.
Good riddance to another foul smelling rag.
“Sniff you jerks later”
It will be sorely missed. Ha!
Rot in Hell Liberal fish wrap....
The Rocky wasn’t half bad. Too bad it croaked instead of the Denver Post.
So... I’m guessing by the gneral tone of the comments that it won’t be much missed?
Am I interpreting these remarks correctly?
True, but there are too many small and poorly run newspapers out there. This is just a time of contraction, people.
In the 1890-1910 time period, New York City had 6 newspapers.
Hey, MileHi, how are you doing?
The Rocky got hosed by the Post with the JOA. Same thing happened to the conservative Tulsa Tribune when they entered into a JOA with the liberal Tulsa World.
Hey Rocky, how is that “Better Red Than Read” plan working out for you?
Doing well, hunkering down.
The gloating here on FR is disgusting.
I thought we celebrate the Bill of Rights — right to bear arms and all that?
A free press is in the Bill of Rights, too, folks. The Founders recognized and protected its worth. With the direction this government is headed now, you may find out the hard way how much you need it.
Newspapers are a victim of the same principle that reduced the demand for carbon paper and saddlery. Don’t pat yourselves on the back thinking that right-wingers put newspapers out of business.
Every time a print publication closes its doors, we lose an outlet to criticize and keep government in check. They did it (to howls of dismay from the left) to Bill & Monica, and those that remain will hound the big O.
Sad day for Colorado. Let’s hope the Chicago presses keep running, because we need them.
It seems that the liberal media just doesn’t comprehend what the people want. In addition they will continue to attempt to shove liberalism down our throats until they go broke doing so. That’s fine with me. Democrats take note. Your fate is in the making.
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