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A Detroit law enforcement official appeared to assault a photographer who was obeying orders and retreating at a fire scene on the west side.
In the past two months, photographers in Detroit have been briefly detained, cursed at by firefighters and intentionally sprayed with water. Another photographer’s phone was smashed.
Join us Thursday for a fundraising party that includes drinks, appetizers, a DJ and a panel discussion on the challenges facing Detroit’s neighborhoods.
“His images were haunting — amid the rubble, he found beauty; amid war, he found humanity.”
Free Press newsroom employees approved a contract that will terminate the jobs of follow union members.
Who’s the world’s most disappointing leader? An ongoing poll says Gov. Snyder and the disgraced Brazilian president are virtually tied. You can still vote.
Thompson hosted “Redline with Bankole Thompson” on WDET for a year, shedding light on poverty, racial disparities and problems plaguing Detroit’s schools.
Snyder’s PR team understated concerns about Flint’s water, dismissed studies that showed serious health dangers and ridiculed journalists for writing about the crisis.
Drew Sharp continues to write for the Free Press, even amid strong allegations that he lifted a story from a local sports blog.