Auto critic Burgess returns to Detroit News

Detroit News

Scott Burgess withdrew his resignation after meeting with Detroit News editor and publisher Jon Wolman. "They apologized and I accepted it," says the auto writer, who was assured that the paper would set policies for changing online stories "to make sure this would never happen again." || Read the paper's apology and see how it edited Burgess' Chrysler 200 review.

From Burgess' Twitter feed:

CleanMPG Wayne Gerdes

@AutoCritic: So you had to have an attorney present when you walked back in ;) What do you call it, a 7-day vacation or 7-days of hell? ^WG

20 hours ago

in reply to @CleanMPG


Scott Burgess

It was no vacation. But I knew if I didn't go back, I wouldn't get to go on that F150 drive.

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.


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