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Bridge journalist wins fellowship to deepen work on career tech education

Bridge journalist wins fellowship to deepen work on career tech education

September 16, 2020 | Bridge Staff

Ron French is one of eight journalists nationally to receive the fellowship at Princeton University. He will continue working at Bridge while participating in the fellowship remotely due to COVID-19.

What do high water levels mean for Michigan? Join us online to discuss.

What do high water levels mean for Michigan? Join us online to discuss.

September 15, 2020 | Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal

Environment reporter Kelly House moderates an online Lunch Break discussion with environmental and municipal experts preparing for the impact of high water levels and coastal erosion on Michigan lakefronts. Bridge readers are invited to join the conversation.

Bridge Magazine becomes Bridge Michigan to reflect mission, ambitions

Bridge Magazine becomes Bridge Michigan to reflect mission, ambitions

September 15, 2020 | Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal

It’s time for Bridge’s name and logo to reflect our newsroom’s statewide mission and commitment to the place we call home.

October’s Michigan book club pick is ‘The Women of the Copper Country’

October’s Michigan book club pick is ‘The Women of the Copper Country’

September 9, 2020 | Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal

Bridge’s bimonthly book club takes on Mary Doria Russell’s historical fiction novel about a rebellion in the Upper Peninsula’s copper mines.

Miss Bridge Michigan's 'Arc of Justice' book club chat? Here's the video

Miss Bridge Michigan's 'Arc of Justice' book club chat? Here's the video

August 27, 2020 | Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal

Bridge was joined by author Kevin Boyle and by Daniel Baxter for an engaging discussion of 2004’s National Book Award winner for nonfiction.

Celebrating 100 days and looking to the future

Celebrating 100 days and looking to the future

August 26, 2020 | Stephen Henderson

BridgeDetroit is 100 days old. Can you help us power our nonprofit newsroom for the weeks and years to come?

'Arc of Justice' author to join Bridge's next Michigan Book Club discussion

'Arc of Justice' author to join Bridge's next Michigan Book Club discussion

August 19, 2020 | Amber DeLind, Monica Williams

Kevin Boyle and Daniel Baxter, who owns the former Sweet home, will join the book club’s live discussion on Aug. 26.

Watch Bridge’s Lunch Break discussion on the K-12 education landscape

Watch Bridge’s Lunch Break discussion on the K-12 education landscape

August 19, 2020 | Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal

If you missed Tuesday’s talk on what’s in store for schools in the fall, watch our chat with two Michigan educators.

What will K-12 education in Michigan look like this fall? Join us to discuss.

What will K-12 education in Michigan look like this fall? Join us to discuss.

August 17, 2020 | Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal

Senior Writer Ron French will moderate an online Lunch Break discussion with Michigan educators working to ensure a safe education environment in their districts this fall. Bridge readers are invited to join the conversation.

Bridge is hiring. Come help us cover the Michigan 2020 elections.

Bridge is hiring. Come help us cover the Michigan 2020 elections.

August 14, 2020 | Bridge Staff

Bridge is adding a temp team member to provide high-quality, nonpartisan coverage of the Michigan political campaigns.

Missed Bridge’s discussion on racial justice in Michigan? Watch the video

Missed Bridge’s discussion on racial justice in Michigan? Watch the video

July 28, 2020 | Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal

Watch the recording of Tuesday’s Bridge reader discussion and learn the topic of August’s reader chat.

Bridge wins national award for series on long-term substitute teachers

Bridge wins national award for series on long-term substitute teachers

July 21, 2020 | Bridge Staff

More than 2,500 Michigan classrooms were led by long-term substitutes, rather than trained educators – a 10-fold increase in five years. Bridge’s investigation won top honors from the Education Writers Association.

 Join Bridge for a discussion on racial justice in Michigan

Join Bridge for a discussion on racial justice in Michigan

July 15, 2020 | Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal

Reporter Riley Beggin will moderate an online discussion with two Michigan experts. Bridge readers are invited to participate in this free online event July 28.

Help us power our nonprofit newsroom

Help us power our nonprofit newsroom

July 15, 2020 | John Bebow

Bridge’s summer fundraising campaign begins today. Can we count on you to support this year’s important reporting?

Bridge’s Michigan Book Club pick for August is ‘Arc of Justice’

Bridge’s Michigan Book Club pick for August is ‘Arc of Justice’

July 12, 2020 | Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal

Author Kevin Boyle will join Bridge readers for our discussion on Aug. 26.

Help Bridge choose the topic for an online reader discussion

Help Bridge choose the topic for an online reader discussion

June 24, 2020 | Amber DeLind

2020 has given us a lot to talk about. Help us choose what to tackle first.

A note from Bridge about reader comments

A note from Bridge about reader comments

June 22, 2020 | David Zeman

We've noticed with alarm that in recent months that too many submissions have fallen short of our standards for thoughtful commentary that can advance civic debate. 

Missed Bridge’s Book Club discussion? Watch the video

Missed Bridge’s Book Club discussion? Watch the video

June 18, 2020 | Monica Williams, Amber DeLind

Share your suggestions for future Michigan-focused books and watch the June book club video of our conversation with Bridgett M. Davis, author of “The World According to Fannie Davis.”

'The World According to Fannie Davis' author joining Bridge talk Friday

'The World According to Fannie Davis' author joining Bridge talk Friday

June 11, 2020 | Monica Williams, Amber DeLind

Be sure to register to participate in Friday's Bridge book club discussion on Zoom.  

Bridge wins 20 awards from Society of Professional Journalists Detroit chapter

Bridge wins 20 awards from Society of Professional Journalists Detroit chapter

May 21, 2020 | Bridge Staff

Bridge was honored for 2019 reporting covering health, environment, education and racial justice as well as breaking and investigative news.

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