Why Josar is leaving the Detroit News to become a foreign service officer

Detroit Free Press
"I'm a very beaten man. Not journalistically," says David Josar. "The reason we decided to leave, during the whole Kilpatrick thing, that was like, brutal. ... I really believed in the city. You know, I got a house off the demolition list; it was abandoned for 15 years, and fixed it up. ... The thing about the Kilpatrick thing that just got me was that there were so many defenders of him. And to this day, they're still that way."

  • 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 MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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