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Bridge earns fourth straight Michigan Newspaper of the Year award

Bridge earns fourth straight Michigan Newspaper of the Year award

February 1, 2019 | Bridge Staff

Bridge earned 30 Michigan Press Association prizes altogether, including five first-place awards in open-class competition against every newspaper in the state. Among them: MPA's prestigious Public Service Award.

From Michigan Truth Tour: Fix our schools and roads, end partisan games

From Michigan Truth Tour: Fix our schools and roads, end partisan games

January 29, 2019 | Alexandra Schmidt

The Center for Michigan heard from 23,000 people across the state in 2018 on what they want from lawmakers, and what they don’t. Now, we’re talking your views to every legislator in Lansing and to the governor’s office.   

The Michigan Truth Tour in 18 pictures

The Michigan Truth Tour in 18 pictures

January 29, 2019 | Alexandra Schmidt

A peek at what it’s like to speak with over 8,000 people statewide in one year - all with a puppy in tow.

The Center for Michigan is looking to hire an outreach coordinator

The Center for Michigan is looking to hire an outreach coordinator

January 18, 2019 | Bridge Staff

If you have a passion for public engagement and want to impact issues critical to Michigan’s future, this is your opportunity.

‘Michigan Divided’ documentary showing at DIA and U-M as election nears

‘Michigan Divided’ documentary showing at DIA and U-M as election nears

October 17, 2018 | Ron French

Bridge spent a year following six families with wildly different political views after the contentious 2016 election to see if they could find common ground. You have a few chances to see the resulting documentary before your vote on Nov. 6.

Bridge reporter wins Michigan Bar award for consumer coverage

Bridge reporter wins Michigan Bar award for consumer coverage

October 4, 2018 | Bridge Staff

Ted Roelofs received the Frank J. Kelley Consumer Advocacy Award for his reporting last year on the pitfalls of reverse mortgages and their impact on Michigan seniors.

Will you help celebrate Bridge's 7th birthday with a donation?

Will you help celebrate Bridge's 7th birthday with a donation?

September 6, 2018 | John Bebow

Bridge is public service journalism for the people of Michigan. We’re nonprofit. Nonpartisan. Fact-driven. And supported by readers just like you all over the state. Will you help us celebrate our 7th birthday by supporting our mission?

See Bridge's documentary 'Michigan Divided' on the big screen in Novi

See Bridge's documentary 'Michigan Divided' on the big screen in Novi

September 5, 2018 | Bridge Staff

Bridge Magazine spent 2017 chronicling the lives of Michigan voters across the political spectrum. A free showing will be held at Emagine Novi, located at 44425 West 12 Mile Road, Novi, MI 48377, from 7:00 to 8:30 PM on September 17th.

East Michigan pub trivia competition to launch in Metro Detroit

East Michigan pub trivia competition to launch in Metro Detroit

August 3, 2018 | Alexandra Schmidt

How well do you know Michigan? Are you ready to compete for $1,500 with others around metro Detroit? Test yourself with practice questions!

Tools for teaching Michigan students about government and citizenship

Tools for teaching Michigan students about government and citizenship

July 30, 2018 | Bridge Staff

In this vital election year, Bridge Magazine is working to provide fun, interactive citizenship opportunities for Michigan residents. That includes students!

Support Michigan news YOU can use. Donate to Bridge today.

Support Michigan news YOU can use. Donate to Bridge today.

May 21, 2018 | John Bebow

Our spring fundraising drive is almost over. We’re extremely grateful to the readers who’ve generously contributed this month in support of Bridge’s award-winning, in-depth, nonpartisan, nonprofit public interest journalism. Will you join them?

Support the in-depth Michigan news you deserve. Please donate to Bridge today.

Support the in-depth Michigan news you deserve. Please donate to Bridge today.

May 14, 2018 | John Bebow

Thank you for reading Bridge Magazine’s nonprofit, nonpartisan, in-depth Michigan journalism. Will you help fuel our work in this important statewide election year?

Three-peat! Bridge Magazine earns Michigan Newspaper of the Year three years running

Three-peat! Bridge Magazine earns Michigan Newspaper of the Year three years running

May 11, 2018 | Ron French

Bridge Magazine won 30 awards from the Michigan Press Association, swept five categories, and took home its third consecutive Michigan Newspaper of the Year award.

How much is Bridge Magazine worth to YOU? Please support Bridge today.

How much is Bridge Magazine worth to YOU? Please support Bridge today.

May 7, 2018 | John Bebow

Your tax-deductible donation today assures great Bridge journalism throughout 2018, and your donation goes four times as far – thanks to matching pledges by four Michigan foundations.

Announcing Winners of the West Michigan Trivia Championship

Announcing Winners of the West Michigan Trivia Championship

May 3, 2018 | Alexandra Schmidt

Think you could have won? Take the interactive trivia quiz to see if you would have stood a chance!

Bridge Magazine spring donor drive: Please support public service journalism today!

Bridge Magazine spring donor drive: Please support public service journalism today!

May 1, 2018 | John Bebow

Thank you for reading Bridge Magazine’s nonprofit, nonpartisan, in-depth Michigan journalism. Will you help fuel our work in this important statewide election year?

The Michigan News Quiz: Fact lovers of the world, unite

The Michigan News Quiz: Fact lovers of the world, unite

April 20, 2018 | Bridge Staff

We love facts almost as much as we love quizzes about 10 things that happened in Michigan last week.

Bridge staffers win 23 awards from Society of Professional Journalists

Bridge staffers win 23 awards from Society of Professional Journalists

April 19, 2018 | Bridge Staff

Bridge Magazine swept multiple categories and won five first-place honors from the Detroit chapter of SPJ

The Michigan News Quiz: Almost as much as fun as paying taxes

The Michigan News Quiz: Almost as much as fun as paying taxes

April 13, 2018 | Bridge Staff

Taxes aren’t due until April 17. That’s so much time! Uncle Sam wants you to relax and take this quiz.

The Michigan News Quiz: The fake spring edition

The Michigan News Quiz: The fake spring edition

April 6, 2018 | Bridge Staff

Questions and answers about the week that was in a frostbit state.

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