The May 21, 2012 issue of Time Magazine is a significant bellwether. It speaks volumes about the state of America’s steadily imploding media, of which Time Magazine has crossed a line into tabloid exploitation. It could well be the magazine’s Waterloo.
After nine years, the Gannett Corp. has pulled the plug on one of the prototypes for the wave of weeklies that were supposed to bring young readers back to print. After this week, NOISE becomes online only.
Local medical marijuana activists are expressing displeasure with proposed new legislation that would change the state’s medical marijuana law. The activists gathered Tuesday at Gone Wired Café on Michigan Avenue in Lansing after the proposed legislation was discussed in the Senate Judiciary Committee.
In a case that has baffled local law-enforcement officials, a Richmond sheriff’s deputy is going to jail for his role in forging the names of a judge and court clerk on a legal document targeting a former co-worker.