LeDuff reveals an alarming lack of police resources in the neighborhoods; Lansing Democrats are threatening to pull tax credits from GM; and Brenda Jones is permitted to join Congress – for now.
The gonzo-style journalist became an instant celebrity in Detroit.
“I pledge $1,000 to my brothers and sisters who look out for my brothers and sisters,” LeDuff said before being soaked with a firehose.
While many reporters stayed inside a media-safe zone, LeDuff dodged bottles and fended off an attacker to capture one of the most authentic moments of the protests.
But two friends of the Fox 2 reporter say the allegations are trumped up by an opportunistic security guard who wants to cash in on the incident.
The usually cheerful, wisecracking Fox 2 News reporter broke down recently during a wideranging interview.
If there’s any journalist in Detroit with access to dead politicians, it’s Charlie LeDuff.
Fox 2 reporter Charlie LeDuff offends Detroiters with TV spoof about deceased Mayor Coleman A. Young
Many Detroiters say LeDuff went too far in a segment that aired Friday, and some are calling for his termination.
No matter what you think of gonzo-style journalist Charlie LeDuff, the man has balls, style and an undeniable appeal.
It’s hard to imagine the Detroit Free Press without M.L. Elrick. Charismatic, dogged and earnest, Elrick is a relentless watchdog driven by an intolerance for corruption. He and reporting partner Jim Schaefer took down the Kwame Kilpatrick administration with a series of stories that showed the then-mayor committed perjury and carried on a torrid affair […]