Colorado group pushes to buy embattled Denver Post from New York hedge fund


Together for Colorado Springs is a civic group that is thinking about buying the Denver Post from Alden Global Capital, the company that is facing criticism from The Post for continual layoffs and emphasizing capital gain over quality journalism. 

There has been talk of potential investors, but it is unclear if Alden Global Capital will be willing to sell The Post.

Other papers owned by Alden Global Capital have similar frustrations as The Post.

The Post is the latest case in newspapers hoping for local buyers to buy them out from large corporations. This is seen as one of the only viable options for these papers to have a better future for journalists, newsrooms and the companies they represent. Editors have taken it upon themselves to create a call to action to support community journalism, which Alden Global Capital hasn't responded to.

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