Michigan Divided

Articles

About the project “Michigan Divided”

January 24, 2017 | Bridge Staff

Bridge is following 11 Michigan people and families throughout 2017 to try to pierce the bubbles in which they, and the rest of us, live. 

Meet Michigan's divided

January 24, 2017 | Ron French

Can 11 passionate Michigan residents and families reach across the political and cultural chasms that too often divide our state?

Meet Michigan's divided

January 24, 2017 | Nancy Derringer

Can 11 passionate Michigan residents and families reach across the political and cultural chasms that too often divide our state?

Meet Michigan's divided

January 24, 2017 | Jacob Wheeler

Can 11 passionate Michigan residents and families reach across the political and cultural chasms that too often divide our state?

Meet Michigan's divided

January 24, 2017 | Pat Shellenbarger

Can 11 passionate Michigan residents and families reach across the political and cultural chasms that too often divide our state?

An election. An inauguration. A divided state.

January 24, 2017 | Ron French

The gulf between us is bigger than ever. How do we find common ground?

Amid strikes and spares, Muslim nervousness that the game has changed

February 9, 2017 | Nancy Derringer

Four couples, two lanes, 10 frames – when the president makes you feel unwelcome, sometimes you just have to go bowling.

Interactive map: What political bubble do you live in?

April 6, 2017 | Mike Wilkinson

Bridge creates Michigan’s first precinct-level map showing how your neighborhood or community voted in the presidential election.

A conservative and two liberals swapped news feeds. It didn’t end well.

April 6, 2017 | Ron French

The “un-American” New York Times and the “nightmare” Drudge Report: A Troy conservative and two Ann Arbor liberals discover just how wide the news divide has become.

News Bubble Swap

April 7, 2017 | Bridge Staff

Would you like to participate in your own news source swap? Bridge Magazine will pair you with a participant with significantly different news sources, and we’ll publish some of the results.