The state’s Equal Pay for Equal Work law influenced new laws in other states. But it wasn’t perfect, apparently. Plus: Wage transparency violators fined, other labor bills and more.
Littwin: A look back on 2022 — not as bad as it could have been, but bad enough
From the Mar-a-Lago “raid” to furries to Colorado’s blue tsunami to Club Q and beyond, Mike Littwin looks back at 2022, a year that put us through the wringer — again.
What’s Working: Behind the new fee many Colorado workers and employers will see in 2023
The state’s paid family leave program starts in January but not in the way you might expect. Plus: Readers share their job worries, Colorado jobs, and more!
Silverman: Twitter is a propagandist’s playground. But is it time to leave?
Let’s not surrender this key information battlefield until we have another adequate place to express ourselves. Or Twitter implodes.
What’d I Miss?: When the rich control communication platforms, what could go wrong?
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Littwin: What could be worse than Twitter? Twitter owned by Elon Musk.
Back in the day, when Twitter was in its infancy, before Donald Trump had even tweeted his first racist birtherism attack, John Temple — editor at the time of the late, lamented Rocky Mountain News — called the troops to a staff meeting to say that Twitter should now be part of our professional lives. […]
Nicolais: Twitter locked me out — for a ubiquitous cultural reference
Forget Skynet or The Matrix. Social media algorithms have already come for me. Last week Twitter officially suspended one of my accounts. Generally, I support social media companies cleaning up the cesspools of bile that proliferate on their platforms. I have been an ardent opponent of bloodlust rhetoric, support efforts to combat dangerous disinformation and […]
What we can learn from the 10,000 tweets sent by Colorado’s congressional delegation in 2021
Colorado’s congressional delegation took to Twitter in 2021 to extol their policies, raise money and take jabs at their enemies, not necessarily in that order. The state’s seven U.S. House members and two U.S. Senators tweeted 10,052 times in 2021 from both personal and congressional accounts. The Colorado Sun analyzed those tweets to identify a […]
A former DU student launched an app to change charitable giving. Now he hopes to turn it into the next big social media platform.
Nearly three years ago, Reyn Aubrey abandoned his business studies at the University of Denver to launch a digital application called PocketChange, which reimagined charitable giving by offering individuals the power to turn online inspiration into small, instant donations. He thought he was thinking big. But on second thought, he wasn’t thinking big enough. The […]
Lauren Boebert can continue to block former Colorado state lawmaker on Twitter, federal judge rules
U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert will not be required to unblock a former state lawmaker from her personal Twitter account, a federal judge in Colorado ruled Thursday. Boebert, a Garfield County Republican, did not violate the free speech rights of former state lawmaker Bri Buentello because she blocked Buentello from her personal Twitter account, @laurenboebert, rather […]