STORIES


Stories of growth, stories of impact, stories from our community.

Detroit Equity Action Lab’s Race and Justice Reporting Initiative Provides Outlets and Mentorship for Journalists of Color

No matter where they work, good journalists aim to deliver fact-based, unbiased stories about the communities they serve. But despite the industry’s efforts, journalism has a glaring bias of its...

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Journalism Grants Bring Diverse Voices and Storytelling to Detroit and Southeast Michigan

Updates from the 2020 Detroit Journalism Engagement Fund Grantees The Detroit Journalism Engagement Fund is increasing the quality, outcomes and reach of journalism in the region, with an emphasis on...

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Information: Creating a More Knowledgeable, Engaged, and Equitable Community

This story originally appeared in our 2020 Yearbook In recent years, amidst emerging digital trends, threats of fake news, and shifting immigration policies, creating an informed citizenry has grown more...

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BridgeDetroit, A New Digital Media Offshoot, ‘Reflects The City’s Population’ Deadline Detroit

Read the article in Deadline Detroit In support of accessible journalism that reflects the population it serves, BridgeDetroit was launched this week as a sister publication of Bridge Magazine. Founded...

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New grants supporting local journalism projects and outlets

In year three of the Detroit Journalism Engagement Fund, a partnership with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Ford Foundation and the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan,...

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In General

2019 Detroit Journalism Engagement Fund Grantee Updates

Get the latest updates on our group of 2019 Detroit Journalism Engagement Fund grantees....

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WDET and City Bureau’s citizen journalism program expanding in Detroit

To arm a diverse city with information, the Documenters program trains Detroit residents to attend public meetings, take notes and share them online....

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Riverwise Storytelling Workshops develop Detroit’s storytelling community

Detroit’s creative community has gained a valuable resource in the Riverwise Storytelling Workshops, which focus on grooming storytellers within the city....

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Detour Media launches Emerging Voices citizen journalism program

The Community Foundation is glad to pass along this release from Emerging Voices, supported by the Detroit Journalism Engagement Fund. Detroit residents to be equipped to tell their stories Detour...

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Detroit residents shape local news with Journalism Fund grants

This story first appeared in the Spring 2019 REPORT Newseltter Nine journalism projects representing collaborations among 18 southeast Michigan organizations have been awarded grants totaling $333,952 from the Detroit Journalism Engagement...

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