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Herb Boyd surveys the rich history of the city in new book “Black Detroit”

Rachel Moulden for Digital First Media

Herb Boyd lives a busy life as an activist, author and academic. He keeps one foot in the classroom by teaching history and culture at City College of New York, and spends the rest of his time writing, researching and demonstrating — which he’s done for the past 32 years. 576 more words

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Local Author Releases Newest Book in Bestselling Mystery Series

By Rachel Moulden for Digital First Media

Ferndale author Donald Levin has always had a strong passion for the written word. Originally born in Massachusetts, the writer moved to Detroit as a small child and spent his days weaving together exciting fiction stories. 701 more words

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A Voice of Colorado No. 100 Version 5.0:

Given the lifespan of most blogs publishing 100 posts is a milestone worth noting.

It is also appropriate to note that since I started writing for this blog the number of followers has increased, along with the number of responses to a given post. 507 more words


Hearst acquires New Haven Register, other newspapers

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Hearst has announced it has acquired the New Haven Register and other newspapers from Digital First Media.

The Register Citizen, of Torrington, and The Middletown Press were also acquired in the deal announced Monday. 99 more words


A Voice of Colorado No. 96 Version 5.0:

While writing the substantial post about the actions, behaviors, and choices of a now-former employee of THE (DENVER) POST there was concern on my part as to the response it might receive. 245 more words


GateHouse, Digital First union employees to stage 'day of action' over contract talks

Union employees at newspapers owned by Digital First Media and GateHouse Media will celebrate World Press Freedom Day by “a joint day of action … as part of a national campaign to protest the corporate-led assault on quality journalism.” A statement from the NewsGuild (below) charges that Digital First and GateHouse are responsible for “draconian cuts in their newsrooms and other departments.” 823 more words


A Voice of Colorado No. 58 Version 5.0:

The decision by a newspaper owned by Digital First Media to call for physical violence against those make their living working in the gas and oil industries is not journalism. 24 more words