Detroit Media Partnership Launches

A comprehensive source of Michigan news and information

Jul 06, 2010, 09:25 ET from Detroit Media Partnership

DETROIT, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit Media Partnership today introduced, a website that gathers in a single, convenient location news from around the state, as well as information about weather, sports, traffic, entertainment and recreation throughout Michigan.  

Content for the site is provided by more than 30 organizations.  They include:  Detroit Free Press, The Detroit News as well as major news sources in Lansing, Battle Creek, Grand Rapids, Traverse City and others that extend the site's coverage throughout the state, including Northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula.  

" is a comprehensive site, where users can find all the Michigan news and information they need," said Susie Ellwood, CEO, Detroit Media Partnership.  "This site gathers content from around Michigan, and puts it in one easy place for users to find," she said.  

The unique design of the site allows users to easily customize their own home page by selecting and positioning topic boxes based on their interests.  Based on user feedback and usage, new topics and features will be added regularly. also provides opportunities for businesses to reach people living and visiting the state through a variety of advertising positions and sponsorship options.  

"This is another example of Detroit Media Partnership's commitment to deliver the kind of information people want digitally," Ellwood said.  

Detroit Media Partnership, L.P. manages the business functions of the Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News. As the largest newspapers in Michigan, with two of the most visited Web sites in the market, the Free Press and The News combine to reach a weekly audience of 1.9 million people; 50% of adults in this market see our products.*  Detroit Media Partnership is also the advertising sales agent for the following suburban Detroit publications: Observer & Eccentric and Mirror Newspapers, Novi News, Milford Times, Northville Record, South Lyon Herald and Livingston County Daily Press & Argus. Gannett Co., Inc., owner of the Free Press, is the general partner in DMP; MediaNews Group, owner of The News, is the limited partner.

*SOURCE: 2009 Scarborough Report – August 2009July 2009 – Detroit DMA

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