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Public broadcasting cuts would hurt rural communities, media landscape

We have been here before. Six years ago, Republicans in Congress, led by Colorado Congressman Doug Lamborn (R-Colorado Springs), introduced legislation to eliminate federal funding for the...

DATE: March 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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Neighborhood watch: Online startups tackle local news

NEW YORK – A handful of new startups are tackling a thorny problem that AOL couldn’t solve with zillions of dollars: How to cover local news in different cities without going broke. Some see a news...

DATE: June 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

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Playboy is covering up

Do not adjust your computer screen. No need to get your glasses fixed. The news is nearly unthinkable – but it is true. Playboy is covering up. For 62 years, the iconic adult magazine has fueled...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

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Gold King Mine spill captures attention of world’s media

Within 48 hours of the Gold King Mine spill, media from across the nation and around the world began converging on Durango to report about a river that turned orange. Michael Davis, an...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Twitter account bullied students

An anonymous Twitter account that spread gossip about Durango High School, and in many cases singled out students for attacks, was shut down Thursday evening, but not before it had been active for...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Papers reduce staff, consolidate operations

Durango Herald publisher Richard Ballantine on Thursday announced the largest round of layoffs in the company’s history. Eleven employees were laid off from the Herald and its affiliated papers,...

DATE: March 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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After 30 years, Herald publisher steps down

Richard G. Ballantine, publisher of The Durango Herald, announced Tuesday he will step down as the head of the 132-year-old newspaper, its parent company, Ballantine Communications Inc., and other...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News