NEWS & PRESS


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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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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Program equips neighborhood residents with news reporting skills

Michigan State University, in partnership with Grandmont/Rosedale Development Corporation, has received $28,332 from the Detroit Journalism Engagement Fund to train and equip neighborhood communication outlets to produce high-quality videos with...

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Journalism grant helps cover Detroit’s eastside neighborhoods

The Michigan Chronicle and ARISE Detroit received $54,600 in 2019 to expand a citizen journalism program to Detroit’s eastside neighborhoods. The coverage of residents in east side communities will appear in...

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