News Director Off-Mic http://michiganradio.org en Rich Rodriguez Rumors: Why it’s more important to be certain than to be first http://michiganradio.org/post/rich-rodriguez-rumors-why-it%E2%80%99s-more-important-be-certain-be-first <P>Lots of media outlets in Southeast Michigan reported yesterday that <A href="http://www.mgoblue.com/sports/m-footbl/mich-m-footbl-body.html">University of Michigan football </A>coach <A href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rich_Rodriguez">Rich Rodriguez </A>had been fired. It wasn’t a surprise and everyone has been waiting for it to happen, and some listeners thought it was odd they didn’t hear about it on Michigan Radio.&nbsp;</P> <P>Want to know why? Well, couldn’t nail the rumors down as true, so we didn’t report it. Wed, 05 Jan 2011 03:47:39 +0000 Vincent Duffy 746 at http://michiganradio.org Rich Rodriguez Rumors: Why it’s more important to be certain than to be first Follow the pack or follow the mission? http://michiganradio.org/post/follow-pack-or-follow-mission <p>Michigan Radio’s goal is to cover issues oriented news. What’s that mean? We look for stories that affect our listener’s lives, their communities, and our state. We leave the daily mayhem of crimes and fires to other media outlets, because those stories are not part of our mission.</p><p>Following that mission is not always easy.</p> Thu, 02 Dec 2010 18:53:20 +0000 Vincent Duffy 439 at http://michiganradio.org Follow the pack or follow the mission?