The national media are swarming to Detroit to report news of the city's
Chapter 9 bankruptcy filing and assess the impact on the nation.
The story featured prominently on the front page of the nation's most influential newspapers today. Here's a sampling, courtesy of Newseum:
New York Times: "Billions In Debt, Detroit Tumbles Into Insolvency."
Wall Street Journal: "Record Bankruptcy for Detroit."
USA Today: "Motor City Goes Bust."
Los Angeles Times: "Out of Money, Detroit Calls It Quits."
Washington Post: "Detroit files largest municipal bankruptcy."
And here's a sampling of how Michigan newspapers are portraying the city's bankruptcy:
Detroit Free Press: "A chance for a fresh start."
Detroit News: "Detroit's reckoning."
Lansing State Journal: "Detroit declares bankruptcy."
Grand Rapids Press: "Detroit files for bankruptcy."
Kalamazoo Gazette: "Detroit goes bankrupt."
Oakland Press: "Detroit becomes largest U.S. city to file for bankruptcy."
Macomb Daily: "Bankruptcy 'a way out' for Detroit."
Battle Creek Enquirer: "Detroit files for bankruptcy."
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