Westworld: Meet the Man Trying to Broker Deal to Buy Denver Post From Hedge Fund


The latest round of layoffs at the Denver Post prompted a mutiny of sorts at the paper, with editorial-page editor Chuck Plunkett masterminding a package of attacks on Alden Global Capital, its “vulture” hedge fund owner. Rather than watching the paper die in slow motion, Plunkett and company want someone to purchase the Post and invest in its future, and Colorado Springs publisher John Weiss would like to help by putting together a group of investors to do just that.

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