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Crise americana fecha tradicional jornal do Colorado

Posted in Photojournalism by picturedesk on 03/03/2009
DENVER - FEBRUARY 27: Rocky Mountain News copy editor Kim Humphreys (C), and fellow staffers watch a documentary about the newspaper before leaving the newsroom on their last day of work on February 27, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. Today's edition was the last for the nearly 150-year-old daily, Colorado's oldest newspaper. Parent company E.W. Scripps Co. announced yesterday that the paper would close after efforts to find a buyer failed.   John Moore/Getty Images/AFP

DENVER - FEBRUARY 27: Rocky Mountain News copy editor Kim Humphreys (C), and fellow staffers watch a documentary about the newspaper before leaving the newsroom on their last day of work on February 27, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. Today's edition was the last for the nearly 150-year-old daily, Colorado's oldest newspaper. Parent company E.W. Scripps Co. announced yesterday that the paper would close after efforts to find a buyer failed. John Moore/Getty Images/AFP

Na última quinta-feira, 26/02, os executivos do Grupo E.W. Scripps reuniram a redação para anunciar a decisão definitiva de fechar o Rocky Mountain News, o jornal mais tradicional de Denver, dois meses após comemorar 150 anos. O anúncio foi registrado pelos fotógrafos da casa e no dia seguinte várias agências cobriram o derradeiro dia de trabalho do “The Rocky”.

Veja o ensaio produzido pelos fotógrafos do jornal em seus derradeiros dias de trabalho.

Rocky Mountain News learns its fate

DENVER - FEBRUARY 27: Staff photographer Matt McClain waits to turn in his photo equipment in the Rocky Mountain News photo studio on February 27, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. Today's edition was the last for the nearly 150-year-old daily, Colorado's oldest newspaper. Parent company E.W. Scripps Co. announced yesterday that the paper would close after efforts to find a buyer failed. McClain was one of some 200 staffers to lose their jobs.   John Moore/Getty Images/AFP

DENVER - FEBRUARY 27: Staff photographer Matt McClain waits to turn in his photo equipment in the Rocky Mountain News photo studio on February 27, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. Today's edition was the last for the nearly 150-year-old daily, Colorado's oldest newspaper. Parent company E.W. Scripps Co. announced yesterday that the paper would close after efforts to find a buyer failed. McClain was one of some 200 staffers to lose their jobs. John Moore/Getty Images/AFP

DENVER - FEBRUARY 27: Rocky Mountain News staff photographer Judy DeHaas is overcome with grief during the final moments in the photo department on February 27, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. Friday's edition was the last for the nearly 150-year-old daily, Colorado's oldest newspaper. The owner E.W. Scripps Co. announced Thursday that the paper was closing down after efforts to sell the money-losing newspaper failed.   John Moore/Getty Images/AFP

DENVER - FEBRUARY 27: Rocky Mountain News staff photographer Judy DeHaas is overcome with grief during the final moments in the photo department on February 27, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. Friday's edition was the last for the nearly 150-year-old daily, Colorado's oldest newspaper. The owner E.W. Scripps Co. announced Thursday that the paper was closing down after efforts to sell the money-losing newspaper failed. John Moore/Getty Images/AFP

Os fotógrafos Judy DeHaas e Joe Mahoney publicaram outras fotos e comentários em suas páginas pessoais do Rocky Mountain News.

http://www.rockymountainnews.com/staff/judy-dehaas/
http://www.rockymountainnews.com/staff/joe-mahoney/

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