Ex-Rocky Mountain News staffers plan news Web site
DENVER, Colorado ” Former Rocky Mountain News staffers plan to start an online newspaper if they get 50,000 paying subscribers by April 23 ” what would have been the News’ 150th anniversary.
The founders of InDenverTimes.com said Monday the site will go live on May 4 if they meet the subscription goal.
The Web site would be free but subscribers who pay $4.99 a month would get extra content, including interactive chat and columns.
The site says, “It’s an investment, one worth $4.99 a month to encourage a bold, creative effort to continue a vision based on a 150-year Denver tradition.”
The E.W. Scripps Co. shut down the News last month, citing mounting losses.
InDenverTimes.com includes 30 reporters and editors who worked at the Rocky.