Posted inOpinion, Opinion Columns

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

Sometimes a poorly conceived response to a problem is worse than no response at all. Witness the Colorado Media Project’s proposed solution to the sad decline of local news gathering in this state.  The media project, a group of concerned citizens, civic leaders and former journalists, wants government to step up and funnel tax dollars into […]

Posted inCrime and Courts, News, Politics and Government

Polis signs bills aimed at protecting free speech rights, educating Colorado students about media

Gov. Jared Polis on Monday signed a law to protect citizens and news outlets from lawsuits that seek to curb their free speech rights. Colorado joins nearly 30 states that have adopted measures to curb what are called strategic lawsuits against public participation. Witnesses testified during the legislative session about how they’d been sued for […]