Tag Archives: Detroit

In the Newsroom

In the newsroom, it was a puzzle. People trying to fit themselves onto our desktops and our phones. Trying to imagine themselves as us. What do they want to see? What do they want to hear? What do we want to see? What do we want to hear? In the newsroom, it was surprising. Stories […]

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Epidemics in the News Today

Article Link: http://www.clickondetroit.com/news/michigan-confirms-first-measles-case/30887204 What do you think about the relationship between news outlets and public health today? Dramatized? Effective? The rise of the internet age has brought with it both good and bad changes. With concerns to spreading the word about epidemics, for the most of the world today, the internet is the most efficient […]

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Newsroom Reflection

Visiting The Detroit News and Channel 4 today was a really great experience, putting into perspective how these local organizations work, creating and sharing news constantly.  At The Detroit News, I found it interesting that many of the people in the news meeting were older.  I wonder if there are younger writers and reporters in the different sections […]

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Photographs from Detroit

This article is composed almost entirely of photographs. Given what we’ve learned of visual storytelling, do you feel like this is an accurate portrayal of the situation in Detroit? For me, the photo which stood out the most was of the bridesmaids getting their pictures taken in the burned down houses. I think that Harris’ […]

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$2 Million Urban Farming Proposal for Detroit

Local Detroit resident, John Hanz, has prosed $2 million dollar urban farming initiative in Detroit. Hanz claims his project is to “reinvigorate Detroit’s blight filled neighborhoods and stimulate its economy”. Watch his advertisement for the Hanz Farms project. People are humming about the benefits of community gardens, such as green spaces, community-building, and fresh produce. But reading […]

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Waste Incineration: Will Detroit ever move away from dirty waste disposal?

Several cities around the nation, like San Francisco, have developed new recycling technology and waste disposal policies that have made them sustainability leaders. This article names San Francisco “America’s greenest city.” It explains how on its way toward zero net waste produced, the city currently recycles or diverts 80 percent of its waste. Other cities, […]

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