In Beleaguered Detroit, a Media-Wise Group Shows Reporters the Brighter Side
Posted: 1/15/2013  |  By: Jennifer Conlin | New York Times
In September, a group of nearly 40 journalists and bloggers, some from well-known news organizations like Forbes, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal and Reuters, boarded a bus in downtown Detroit and headed for one of the most run-down neighborhoods in the city. As they peered through the windows at block after block of dilapidated, abandoned homes, a young community organizer spoke eloquently about the area’s revitalization efforts.