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BigMedia.org · 5d ago

Can conservatives and progressives trust journalism for the sake of fighting “fake news?”

To fight fake news in a bipartisan way, Republicans and Democrats need to find it in themselves to trust professional journalism, while reserving verification rights. We need to agree that t...
BigMedia.org · 5d ago

Colorado conservatives mindlessly blame media for Trump’s problems

Some Colorado conservatives are joining Trump in blaming the press for the daily-eye-pop-head-spin news stories streaming from the White House. Leading the charge are local talk radio hosts,...
BigMedia.org · 5d ago

Talk radio host appropriates Cinco De Mayo as “Cinco De Drinko” and more

The voice you hear in the audio below is Jimmy Lakey, morning host at Fox News Radio (KCOL 600-AM) in Ft. Collins, Colorado. He offers an insulting take on Cinco de Mayo, calling it “Cinco d...
BigMedia.org · 5d ago

Post downplays Trump story on front page of print edition

UPDATE: CNN looked at the front pages of 10 newspapers across the country, including The Denver Post and the New York Times. Eight out of ten featured the Comey story above the fold in the p...
BigMedia.org · 5d ago

Reporters shouldn’t wait to tell the story of Trump’s impact on GOP gubernatorial race

“I want to point out something important. Everybody that stands before you moving forward, who says that they want your vote to be the Republican nominee for fill-in-the-blank, you must insi...
BigMedia.org · 1W ago

Candidates may not like the focus on family ties in gubernatorial race, but they’re a big part of the story for reporters

Steve Barlock, the former chair of the Denver Trump Campaign, announced he’s considering a jump into the governor’s race and immediately took a shot at fellow Republican gubernatorial candid...
BigMedia.org · 1W ago

Bennet defends journalism, saying Trump has “hard time” distinguishing between reality and “somebody shooting their mouth off on the internet”

Colorado’s Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet took the fight against fake news to the floor of the U.S. Senate yesterday, saying Trump resorts to “talking about ‘fake news’ when he doesn’t like ...
BigMedia.org · 1W ago

Gardner wants everyone to drop the “hyperbole” about GOP health-care bill, but radio host fails to ask him what hyperbole

U.S.  Sen. Cory Gardner told a conservative talk-radio host Monday that he wants people to “drop this hyperbole that we continue to hear” about the problems with GOP health care proposal and...
BigMedia.org · 2W ago

Contrary to blogger’s claim, reporter sought comment and clarification and utterances of any kind

In a blog post April 29, ColoradoPolitics.com reporter Joey Bunch criticized Western Wire, a news service backed by the oil and gas industry via the Western Energy Alliance, for a post that,...
BigMedia.org · 2W ago

Woods posts fake news on Facebook

Despite the example set by Trump, it seems that public figures in Colorado are being more careful about posting fake news on their Facebook pages than they were prior to the last election. A...