That was the question we asked a year ago about AxisPhilly, an ambitious nonprofit journalism outlet in Philadelphia. The answer, sadly, was no. Over the summer, it went the way of Metropolis and NEastPhilly.com, other Philly news sites that started up, ran out of resources, and shut down. Just last week, the Gun Crisis Reporting Project stopped daily reporting too. Though there are some notable exceptions, the track record for news startups in the city of 1.5 million people is not encouraging.
Andrew Colom and David Alade believe that longtime Detroiters should profit from the revitalization of their city. And they don’t mean that as a metaphor. The two men are old friends who moved to Detroit in 2015 to launch Century Partners, an unusually holistic housing development company. Colom came from Mississippi, where he pursued writing and film while running a real estate company in his hometown.
Ask for what you deserve. Mary makes a disturbing discovery in Season 3: She's paid less than her male predecessor. She considers every rational explanation, but the reason is all too familiar even to present-day viewers. "Because he was a man," Lou explains, with characteristic bluntness.