WDET-FM, Detroit public radio and a community service of Wayne State University, is part of an innovative reporting project to help voters make up their minds about the governor’s candidates.
As a member of the Detroit Journalism Cooperative, a consortium of non-profit media supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, WDET participated with five other news outlets in hour-long interviews with the Democratic and Republican candidates. (Bill Schuette chose not to participate.)
Reporters asked a wide range of questions about education, the Great Lakes, government transparency, roads, transit, infrastructure, immigration, tax policy and more. Detroit Public Television hosted the taping and edited the interviews.