Author archive for New Michigan Media

  • In The Michigan Citizen: Water shutoffs part of bankruptcy court today

    After hearing several mentions of Detroit's water shut offs during bankruptcy court today, Judge Steven Rhodes asked a city...

  • In the Michigan Citizen: Groups urge openness in DWSD mediation, talks

    Four grass roots, human rights groups have written to the bankruptcy mediators in an open letter, published in our...

  • From the Michigan Citizen: Another view of the “grand bargain”

    As we've reported, the so-called "grand bargain" isn't considered so grand by many people. Here, our Detroit Journalism Cooperative...

  • Business during Bankruptcy: A look at the Hispanic community

    One of the anchors of Detroit's Hispanic community -- and of its success -- has been the burgeoning small...

  • From the Michigan Citizen: “Bad deal v. Worse deal” for Detroit retirees

    Detroit pensioners have to decide if they will or will not accept the terms of Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr...

  • The Michigan Citizen: Don’t build Detroit without Detroiters

    If many readers aren’t excited about the future of Detroit, the corporate, foundation and establishment stakeholders who trek to...

  • In the Arab-American News: Rep. Harvey Santana explains Detroit issues

    Rep. Harvey Santana (D-Detroit) was a member of the House special Committee on Detroit's Recovery and Michigan's Future, which...

  • Gentrification, Grits and Grassroots: The Michigan Citizen event

    As part of its “Grits and Grassroots” series, the Michigan Citizen newspaper is presenting a breakfast discussion titled “Two...

  • In The Michigan Korean Weekly: How bankruptcy affects Asian community

    For years, Asian Americans have invested in the city of Detroit and the region but are often overlooked for...

  • In The Michigan Citizen: Another interpretation of Detroit’s EM era

    Our Detroit Journalism Cooperative partner,The Michigan Citizen, offers a view of Detroit's emergency management based on more than a...