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Mobile sign in Detroit says TV’s Charlie LeDuff lied. Former Dep. Fire Commissioner Fred Wheeler’s name on press release announcing campaign.against reporter.
Fred Wheeler lost his job in May after he lost his cool as reporter LeDuff tried to interview him.Read More »
Detroit commissioner now admits TV reporter’s blanket story isn’t ‘blatantly false’. Dave explains why Donald Austin should have gotten into bed with LeDuff & medic on Day 1.
As usual, knee-jerk reaction by Detroit officials makes the story and the legend of Charlie LeDuff much larger than either has a right to be.Read More »
Detroit TV reporter says state now investigating firehouses. Charlie LeDuff sounds off on what real story is after confrontation with fire official.
Fred Wheeler issued a statement saying he resigned.Read More »
UPDATE: Detroit Deputy Fire Commissioner Fred Wheeler gone. Mayor Dave Bing swings axe after confrontation with reporter Charlie LeDuff. Commisioner Austin answers the questions Wheeler wouldn't.
Bing says Wheeler has been "unappointed, effective immediately".Read More »
Update: Detroit's mayor investigates Deputy Fire Commissioner Fred Wheeler's confrontation with TV reporter Charlie Leduff.
Mayor Bing says he will make a decision based on the findings of his investigation.Read More »
Trust me, this is Must See TV: Detroit Deputy Commisioner Fred Wheeler has to be bleeped & knocks microphone out of Charlie Leduff's hand after reporter tours city firehouses.
Reporter/advocate Charlie Leduff finds raw sewage in and coming from numerous city fire houses in the Leduff story that tops all others.Read More »
Handling the bad news: Estero, Florida firefighters say chief ordered them to leave fire engine & serve alcohol, topless at private fundraiser. Fire commission extends stories life with vague answers.
Vague answers a week late won't get reporters off your back.Read More »
Charlie LeDuff finally sits down with a fire commissioner who doesn't run from him. Retired LAFD Assistant Chief Donald Austin takes over in Detroit on Monday.
While Dave has some advice for Detroit's new fire commissioner, if his first interview is any indication, Donald Austin may not need it.Read More »
More lessons on what not to do when dealing with the press.Read More »