Rocky Mountain News in Denver shuts down

Steve Maturen

 The Rocky Mountain News in Denver, CO ran its final issue today revealing the state of the economy and the possible future of newspaper journalism across the country. The RMN has always been a haven for great photojournalism having won three Pulitzers for photography this decade alone. It is a sad day for newspapers and for photographers.

The RMN has a wonderful video on their frontpage that gives a little insight to who these people are and what the paper meant to them:

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