Metro Detroit: Newsmakers April 14, 2007




Detroit Free Press:

Two years ago, entertainer Bill Cosby issued a call to action in Detroit that spawned a coalition of social service agencies appropriately called ARISE Detroit! Beginning Sunday, the organization will host its own action-line radio show, the first of its kind to link people with the social service help they need. The show, which will air from 4:30-5:30 p.m. each Sunday on WCHB 1200 AM and, will also feature profiles of help agencies and ARISE partners... ARISE Detroit! turns on radio connections (Sat, 4/14)

AT&T has applied to offer television service in at least 21 municipalities throughout metro Detroit in its bid to challenge cable's dominance in offering channels not available with an antenna. Officials in the following communities confirmed they have received applications: Bingham Farms, Bloomfield Township, Canton, Dearborn, Detroit, Farmington, Farmington Hills, all five Grosse Pointes, Harrison Township, Livonia, Novi, Roseville, Royal Oak, Southfield, Taylor, West Bloomfield and Wyandotte... AT&T targets at least 21 spots for TV (Sat, 4/14)

Detroit News:

As some of hip-hop's biggest stars gather in Detroit today, the fury over Don Imus' recent radio comments has drawn attention to the misogynistic lyrics common in hip-hop music and culture. At issue is why it's considered OK for one group to say specific words and taboo for another, and whether there's an issue of hypocrisy at play... Imus storm hits hip-hop world (Sat, 4/14)







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