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Q&A with Jason Salzman: Where activism meets journalism

Author: Dan Njegomir - January 29, 2018 - Updated: January 31, 2018

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Let conservatives go ahead and wave off his brand of journalism as slanted and partisan if they so choose; Jason Salzman readily owns up to his leftward leanings — but he'll tell you facts are facts. The onetime Rocky Mountain News media critic turned progressive blogger, who gamely takes on Colorado's right-of-center political pantheon, says his bias doesn't stand in the way of his journalistic standards. Which is why, as he notes in today's Q&A, he goes after pols, typically on the right, when he feels they're trading in fake news. It's also why he calls out newsfolk (I've been among them) if he thinks they fall short of their mark.

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Dan Njegomir

Dan Njegomir

Dan Njegomir is a blogger and opinion editor for Colorado Politics. A longtime journalist and more-than-25-year veteran of the Colorado political scene, Njegomir has been an award-winning newspaper reporter, an editorial page editor, a senior legislative staffer at the State Capitol and a political consultant.