The Michigan Citizen has a strong reputation as an uncompromising, progressive voice in the state of Michigan. Our gritty investigative journalism and engaging coverage of arts and culture appeal to a diverse array of conscious, well-educated readers who care about the world around them.
The Michigan Citizen print edition is an award-winning, African-American community newspaper with issue-oriented editorial content that attracts unparalleled reader loyalty. As mainstream newspapers continuously lose readers and show circulation decreases, we have strengthened ties to the community we serve.
MichiganCitizen.com is the online version of our weekly print newspaper and provides the same hard-hitting coverage of local news, politics and culture that have been the hallmark of our paper since 1978.
Our email newsletter highlights the top stories of the week and reaches the inboxes of community leaders and discerning viewers all over the world.
LastChocolateCity.com is the Michigan Citizen’s blog where our writers comment on the issues that affect our community and the world offering a perspective that is shaped by the culture, the people, the funk of Detroit – The Last Chocolate City
The Michigan Citizen Speaks is our weekly radio and television talk show. Airing on WHPR radio 88.1 FM, TV33 and Comcast Channel 20 in Detroit, our listeners call in to participate in fiery discussions about the week’s events
The Michigan Citizen is your link to valuable information on economic and social development throughout Michigan’s urban communities. We invite you to join The Michigan Citizen, and build on its nearly 30 years of excellence. Reaching our readers is a proven, winning marketing strategy. Let’s do business.
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Catherine Kelly - Publisher
PRINT EDITION MECHANICAL REQUIREMENTS
The Michigan Citizen Print Edition is published in Broadsheet format. Columns are 1.67 inches wide with 0.145 inch gutter. Full page is 21 inches in length and 10.75 inches in width based on six column format.
FOR ADVERTISING SUBMISSIONS
Please email original artwork and ad copy to email@example.com or call 313-963-8282 for other submission options
AD SEND ADDRESS = MIDCN
PDF and TIF formats accepted.
Copy deadline is Tuesday at 12:00 noon. Weeks that contain holidays, deadline is one regular business day earlier. The Michigan Citizen is published every Sunday on a weekly basis.
ONLINE ADVERTISING REQUIREMENTS AND DEADLINES
Ads designed by the advertiser must be submitted to The Michigan Citizen at least three days before publication. Please email original artwork and ad copy to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 313-963-8282 for other submission options.
If you prefer, the design staff at The Michigan Citizen can produce your advertising for a $50 setup fee. You will have full approval rights prior to online publishing. This fee includes up to two revisions. Any additional revisions will incur additional charges. If you choose to take advantage of this service, you will need to provide us with the following:
- A camera-ready version of your logo and/or applicable product graphics
- Advertising copy
- The URL your ad will link to (if applicable)
- Please allow three business days to produce your online ad.
All ads link to the advertiser’s Web site at no additional charge.
COMMUNITY BUSINESS DIRECTORY LISTING
List your small business for a one-time setup fee of $30.00. Visit this page to add your link, we will contact you in order to process payment.