The city of Detroit’s new “storyteller,” hired by Mayor Mike Duggan during an election year, is now turning his attention to one of the mayor’s biggest critics – the Metro Times.
A Cleveland company’s efforts to transform the Metro Times into a journalism powerhouse are confronting some tough realities.
A series of questionable moves has demoralized some staff members and raises questions about the direction of the “superweekly.”
The layoffs come less than two months after the Real Detroit and Metro Times merged.
“Only realizing now that none of those businesses were black-owned and I deeply regret the omission!” the reporter tweeted.
The goal is to revive the once-booming Metro Times with more investigative reporting, features and progressive viewpoints
Valerie Vande Panne is an award-winning journalist and Michigan native.
The decision to bring back Guyette offers some insight into the philosophy of the new owner, Cleveland-based Euclid Media, which bought the weekly in December for an undisclosed sum.
Provocateur also slipped oversized, neon green sales tags around the necks of downtown statues.