Monthly Archives: June 2013

Arming the Free Press newsroom

By Joel Thurtell Detroit Free Press politics editor James Hill carries a pistol. Hey, James — are you packin’ that gat in the newsroom? It’s one thing to fend off attackers by pointing to your holstered pistol at a gas … Continue reading

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Crying wolf on the ‘chilling effect’

The dual revelations, in rapid succession, also suggested that someone with access to high-level intelligence secrets had decided to unveil them in the midst of furor over leak investigations. Both were reported by The Guardian, while The Post, relying upon … Continue reading

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Fox 2 plans re-do of 2005 Free Press canoe trek

By Joel Thurtell A reporter and a photographer paddling the Rouge River over five days in the first week of June, renting their canoe from a Milford livery and refusing help from establishment environmental and river friends groups. Their aim … Continue reading

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