Let It Rip: Has Detroit turned the corner; the Brian Williams suspension

Was it just a good speech or was Detroit Mayor's Mike Duggan's state of the city correct about crime and blight.

Part 1: Just a good speech or is Detroit turning the corner?

Crime and blight -- this week Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan said the city is making progress and is on the road to recovery.

Duggan says the city is making a comeback and highlighted everything from more police, to body cameras and zero interest home improvement loans for residents who qualify.

Was his state of the city address just a good speech, or have we really turned the corner. 

On the panel:

Alexis Wiley, city of Detroit chief of staff and former FOX 2 reporter.

James Tate, Detroit city councilman amd former deputy chief in the Detroit Police Department.

M.L. Elrick, pulitizer prize winner with the Detroit Free Press, current award-winning FOX 2 reporter.

Charlie Langton, FOX 2 legal analyst, reporter and host.

Part 2: Brian Williams and the big lie that got him suspended by NBC

The star network anchor was admitted to embellishing his war coverage in Iraq after being called out by veterans who were there.

Word has now come down by the network that he will be suspended for six months without pay. Should he be fired, or does he deserve a second chance?

On the panel:

Jack Lessenberry, Wayne State University journalism department director, Metro Times columnist, WDET pundit.

Matt Friedman, crisis management expert

Dr. Gerald Shiener, psychologist

Charlie Langton, FOX 2 legal analyst, reporter, host

Part 3: On the Road

Langton asks metro Detroiters if they lie at work.


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