NEWS & PRESS


Expanding Storytelling Workshops for Community Members

Riverwise Magazine, in partnership with the James and Grace Lee Boggs Center to Nurture Community Leadership, has received a second Detroit Journalism Engagement Fund grant of $15,000 to improve and...

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Outlier delivers critical information through text messaging

Innovative news outlets around the country are looking at Outlier Media’s creative use of text messaging to connect Detroit residents to news and information about their communities. Outlier, which received...

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Islandview home to new Neighborhood Reporting Initiative

Detroit Public Television, in partnership with Community Development Advocates of Detroit (CDAD) and the Tuxedo Project, received $50,000 to further develop the “Other Detroit” program. The program, which launched in...

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Tostada uses food journalism to amplify broad range of voices

Serena Maria Daniels spent years working as a daily newspaper reporter writing about immigration and politics and doing her best to highlight the untold stories of people in the communities...

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Grant supports citizen blogger network development

Detour Detroit, in partnership with Tech Town, received $46,000 from the Detroit Journalism Engagement Fund to develop a community engagement strategy and to expand a fellowship program designed to tell...

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Local public meetings are a scrape and a tap away NeimanLab

“The goal is not to produce content for media outlets. It’s to repair broken bridges with local government, to get people to the meetings, get their voices heard, and figure...

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Freedom of information: New project aims to help Detroiters use public records law The Detroit Free Press

“Journalists talk a lot about the Freedom of Information Act. It’s a key way that we hold our governments accountable. Free Press journalists recently used Michigan’s Freedom of Information law...

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Nine Journalism Projects Share More than $330,000 in Grants

Nine projects that invite Detroit residents to shape local news and information will share more than $330,000 from the Detroit Journalism Engagement Fund To promote quality journalism and ensure local...

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Tostada Magazine: Writing About Food, Breaking Down Barriers

Tostada Magazine uses food to explore Detroit’s culture and people with the belief that food can break down barriers and bring people together. From profiling small ethnic restaurants to examining...

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Arise Detroit! and Michigan Chronicle

Arise Detroit! created “One Year in the Life” to produce news stories in three Detroit neighborhoods — Dexter-Davidson, Northwest and Southwest — to expand the narrative about Detroit and show...

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