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Colorado Media Project

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How a rural Colorado traffic stop left a man dead and a sheriff’s deputy facing criminal charges

In the 11 months since Zach Gifford, the unarmed passenger in a car pulled over for a traffic violation, was shot and killed by Kiowa County Sheriff's officers, charges have been filed against a deputy. But his family and friends still have unanswered questions.

Crime and Courts

Opinion: Some Colorado newspapers are rethinking criminal justice coverage

The national racial justice reckoning lately is involving publications that are atoning for past wrongs by rethinking the way race is considered in, among other things, criminal justice coverage.

Opinion

Opinion: Voluntary, piecemeal actions by online companies to cut down on misinformation are not enough

We need to have a substantive conversation about accountability, transparency, and regulation of social media platforms.

Opinion Columns

Hutchins’ year in review: Here’s what happened in Colorado’s media world in 2020

Good riddance to a bad year of layoffs, furloughs and further cuts. But it also saw greater collaboration.

Opinion Columns

On Edge: A coronavirus survivor in Denver finds her footing amid her fears

Elizabeth Torres lost her grandfather to COVID-19. Soon after his death, she began to feel that she was losing herself.

Health

On Edge: In a rural Eastern Plains community plagued by drought, stigma won’t be easy to overcome

Week after rainless week throughout the growing season has wounded not just local farmland, but also the emotional landscape

Health

On Edge: First, COVID took this Colorado man’s friends, then it took his health

A backyard pool table provided a beachhead of normalcy, until 81-year-old Eddie Kemm came down with coronavirus

Health

Opinion: Colorado’s small-town newspapers connect communities – and deserve community support

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Facebook shouldn’t block a journalist tool revealing how political ads are targeted

Opinion Columns

Littwin: Hello, Colorado Sun readers, goodbye Indy

Opinion Columns

Vincent Carroll: A local media dependent on taxes will be too tame at crunch time

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Colorado journalism needs public support

The former editors of the Rocky Mountain News and Denver Post say if Coloradans want a healthy democracy, journalism needs help

Opinion Columns