Tag Archives: citizen reporting

The Ypsilanti Courier’s parent company launches Community Media Lab, in hopes of having community members create content for free

I just learned, thanks to a reader of this site, that the parent company of the Ypsilanti Courier has launched a community journalism support center in downtown Ypsilanti. According to a release from the Journal Register Company, the facility, called the Community Media Lab, has already opened its doors on Michigan Avenue, within the SPARK […]

Posted in Media, Uncategorized, Ypsilanti | Also tagged , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Fire on Washtenaw

An anonymous reader just submitted the following footage of a garage fire that broke out today in Ypsi, behind the Citgo on Washtenaw Avenue, between Cornell and Mansfield. Fortunately, the fire, which seems to have been sparked by a gas grill, didn’t spread to the nearby gas station, which could have been catastrophic. And, no […]

Posted in Ypsilanti | Also tagged , , | 4 Comments

I was going to call this post “Welcome to the Ypsi Occupation,” but thought that might be a bit too inflamatory

My post on this weekend’s shootings in Ypsilanti elicited the following response from a reader calling himself Edweird. This is what I was able to gather from a few different sources (a neighbor who lives near the house in question, the news reporter trying to give her report to the camera, and a cop on […]

Posted in Ypsilanti | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 26 Comments


BUY LOCAL... or shop at Amazon through this link Banner Initiative Elkins banner