Denver Post passes on Elway-'scumbag' column

Westword

After many tries, former Denver Post columnist Al Lewis finally got a brief comment from John Elway: "You're a scumbag." The Post didn't run Lewis's Dow Jones Newswires piece because "It was based on one quote and the rest was a riff by Lewis that I deemed fun but not substantial," says editor Greg Moore.

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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