Telluride Daily Planet

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Telluride Daily Planet
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Thirteenth Street Media
HeadquartersTelluride, Colorado

The Telluride Daily Planet is a local newspaper published in Telluride, Colorado which covers news and events in the Telluride area. It is published three days a week, on Sunday, Wednesday and Friday. According to the masthead, it has been publishing since 1898 and has incorporated two other newspapers, the Telluride Times and the Telluride Journal.

In 1998, the Daily Planet was sold by its local ownership to Texas-based American Consolidated Media.[1] In 2001, ACM sold its Colorado papers to Womack Publishing.[2] In 2005, Womack sold the papers to GateHouse Media.[3] This newspaper is owned by Thirteenth Street Media, who bought the paper from GateHouse in 2008, and has a circulation of about 5,000 copies.[4]


  1. ^ Roberts, Gene; Kunkel, Thomas; Layton, Charles, eds. (2001). Leaving Readers Behind: The Age of Corporate Newspapering. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press. ISBN 1610752325.
  2. ^ Southwestern Colorado newspapers sold
  3. ^ 3rd Quarter 2008
  4. ^ GateHouse Media Sells Telluride Paper

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