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Today the Detroit Journalism Cooperative posted interviews of the candidates. Check out the full interviews at MiWeek.org.
The MiWeek team discusses last-minute sparring and political attacks. Plus, a groundbreaking ceremony for the Gordie Howe International Bridge took place this week, the MiWeek talks about the economic impact for Detroit and Windsor. And a special report from the Detroit neighborhood of Islandview– visit The Commons coffee shop and laundry mat.
Anti-gerrymandering activists rally outside Deloitte’s Detroit office asking Michigan Chamber of Commerce Chair, and Deloitte Managing Partner, Mark Davidoff to drop a lawsuit against the reform measure. The MiWeek team talks about the ballot proposal and this latest protest.read more
D.L.I.V.E., a program at Detroit’s Sinai-Grace Hospital aimed at reducing gun violence in the city, gets national exposure in the L.A. Times. We take a look at a One Detroit report on the D.L.I.V.E. program, which stands for: DETROIT LIFE IS VALUABLE EVERYDAY.read more
Trump makes his choice for the U.S. Supreme Court in wake of Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement, an anti-gerrymandering activists rally outside Deloitte’s Detroit office, the Detroit Auto Show is reportedly moving to June from January in 2020, plus, a program at Detroit’s Sinai-Grace Hospital aimed at reducing gun violence in the city, gets national exposure in the L.A. Times. Episode 709read more
Did you know you can experience the great outdoors in the heart of Detroit?read more
The MiWeek team and special roundtable guests, Lee Wilkins, Chair of the Department of Communication of Wayne State University, and Garlin Gilchrist II, Executive Director of U-M Center for Social Media Responsibility, take an in-depth look at the role of media in this year’s elections.read more
Is there a decline in civility in politics? In light of the immigration uproar and other hot button issues, the MiWeek team debates whether more civility is needed or whether anger and passion are necessary in order to bring about change.read more
Tonight on MiWeek: FORD & TRAIN STATION: Christy reports on Ford's announcement that it will rehab the iconic Michigan Central Station in Corktown and eventually move 2,500 workers to the facility. The video includes remarks from Bill Ford, Jr., and...read more
Nolan and Stephen talk with Detroit RiverFront Conservancy Chair Matt Cullen about the Detroit Riverfront — the creation of the RiverWalk, what’s new, its economic impact on the city, how it falls into the bigger development picture in Detroit, and how it helps the perception of the city.read more
Three leaders in the state legislature spoke with Stephen Henderson on his WDET radio show during the Mackinac Policy Conference. In this excerpt, they talk about pending legislation that will protect abuse survivors in light of the Larry Nassar MSU case and a bill that would force Michigan Medicaid recipients to work. And Nolan Finley caught up with Detroit News pollster Richard Czuba at the Mackinac Policy Conference.read more