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2009-04-20 17:46:00

Coverage of mayoral scandal earns highest award in journalism DETROIT, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Detroit Free Press won a Pulitzer Prize today in local reporting for coverage of the mayoral text scandal which led to the resignation and felony conviction of former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081105/CLW096LOGO) Reporters Jim Schaefer and M.L. Elrick began their investigation in January 2008 and uncovered text messages proving that the former...

2009-03-30 09:40:00

DETROIT, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Users of the electronic editions, exact copies of today's printed Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News, are temporarily experiencing longer wait times for information to load. This delay is being caused by higher than anticipated demand during this peak time. The Detroit Media Partnership is working with its vendor, Tecnavia, to rectify this situation and broaden digital capacity. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081105/CLW096LOGO ) More...

2009-03-30 04:00:00

Readers to experience newly designed newspapers; more than 500,000 copies distributed DETROIT, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in history and today only, all copies of the Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News sold in more than 18,000 convenience stores, gas stations and other retail locations throughout Michigan will be available for free. More than 500,000 copies of both newspapers will be distributed. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081105/CLW096LOGO )...

2009-03-30 03:30:00

DETROIT, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News will announce today (Monday) the implementation of a sweeping set of strategic and innovative changes with emphasis on digital delivery and the introduction of new, compelling, easy-to-use editions of both newspapers available at nearly 18,000 locations throughout Michigan, in an era in which digital delivery is revolutionizing how people get information. The changes include first-in-the-nation moves as part of its...

2009-03-27 17:33:00

Readers to experience newly designed newspapers; more than 500,000 copies distributed DETROIT, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in history and on Monday only, all copies of the Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News sold in more than 18,000 convenience stores, gas stations and other retail locations throughout Michigan will be available for free. More than 500,000 copies of both newspapers will be distributed. Monday's editions will reflect bold new designs that engage...

2009-03-20 15:54:00

Detroit Media Partnership's new campaign captures Detroit's vitality and emotion DETROIT, March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Brian Vander Ark, international recording artist and lead singer of the Michigan-based, multi-platinum band, The Verve Pipe is the performer for the new image advertisements featuring the Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News. These emotional spots thoughtfully reflect the times facing southeastern Michigan using video, audio and still images from the Detroit Free Press...

2008-12-13 09:17:39

The company that operates Detroit's two daily newspapers will likely soon cease home delivery on most days, sources say. Detroit Media Partnership L.P., which operates the Detroit Free Press and the Detroit News, is considering a likely scenario in which it will cease home delivery of the newspapers on all but its most lucrative days -- Thursday, Friday and Saturday, unnamed sources told Saturday's Wall Street Journal. Although the source says no final decision has been made, the move is...

2008-12-05 08:36:00

DETROIT, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Today and again Monday, December 8, the Detroit Free Press will distribute 1,000 copies of a front page editorial urging Congress to pass legislation for government-backed loans for Detroit automakers. These copies will be delivered door-to-door to almost 800 Congressional offices. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081105/CLW096LOGO ) Paul Anger, Editor and Vice President, news for the Detroit Free Press, said, "The Free Press has...


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