Dan Gilbert owns all of the things in Detroit. And he's reached a point where if you live here, you probably can't go an entire week without throwing some money toward his massive empire. In due time, Detroit's two papers of record will be among Gilbert's debtors as they move into one of the several buildings he owns…
Whoa, whoa, whoa. Hey, Detroit News? Stop. Just stop. This list? Let's stop right here. No more. I'm not here for who you think are the 50 hottest WAGs and, based on the comments, neither are the rest of your readers.
Scott Burgess, who resigned as auto critic of The Detroit News after his editors bowed to an advertiser request to water down his negative review of the Chrysler 200, is heading back to The Detroit News.
We'll have Scott Burgess, recently-resigned Detroit News auto critic, answering questions in our comments for half an hour starting at 2:00 PM EST on our front page. Ask him anything — he'll answer it!
Yesterday, we exclusively broke the news Scott Burgess resigned as The Detroit News auto critic after his editors bowed to a request by an advertiser to water down his negative review of the Chrysler 200. Today, a chastened Jonathan Wolman, the paper's publisher, says the edits were "poorly handled."
Scott Burgess resigned today as The Detroit News auto critic after his editors bowed to a request by an advertiser to water down his negative review of the Chrysler 200. This is why we can't have nice reviews anymore. UPDATE