News room diversity is still a problem in 2020

Today I would like to applaud USA Today and Gannett for their initiative to make their newsrooms more diverse and reflective of the communities they serve. I’ve read with great interest the columns of Detroit Free Press editor and vice president Peter Bhatia who writes about the importance of inclusion. But I also come withContinue reading “News room diversity is still a problem in 2020”

Detroit sports media is too soft on Patricia

Detroit Free Press sports writer Dave Birkett recently appeared on a podcast where he was asked if Lions coach Matt Patricia is irritated with the “tough questions” he gets from Detroit sports writers. Birkett said that Patricia has shown no angst toward media members. I don’t know why Patricia would be upset. He is gettingContinue reading “Detroit sports media is too soft on Patricia”