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  • “The Rocky Mountain News in Denver will cease publication on Friday.

    E.W. Scripps, which owns newspaper, known locally as The Rocky, announced Thursday that it had failed to find a buyer for the daily. Scripps’s chief executive, Rich Boehne, said in a statement that The Rocky was “a victim of changing times in our industry and huge economic challenges.�? Scripps said the newspaper lost $16 million last year.�?

    The New York Times, Rocky Mountain News Is Shutting Down, DealBook, February 26, 2009

    February 27, 2009

  • And the owner of the Philadelphia Inquirer has declared bankruptcy. :-(

    February 27, 2009

  • Hold the front page. Surely The Rocky has another 4 comebacks to get through, at least.

    February 27, 2009

  • Wrong Rocky, sadly.

    February 28, 2009

  • This is a bit off-topic, but I just want to say: every time I see the name of John's list (at right), I think "Oh, how clever. I love that list."

    February 28, 2009