Gannett, Detroit Papers Fired Whistleblower: Suit

Law360, New York (December 7, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- A former employee of the newspaper partnership that controls two Detroit daily newspapers has filed a suit against the companies alleging that she was fired after she complained about improper inflation of circulation figures.

Bonnie Tracy-Faraone filed the suit Nov. 30 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, against the Detroit Newspaper Partnership and Gannett Co., which owns the Detroit Free Press. The partnership controls the Free Press and the Detroit News.

Tracy-Faraone alleges that the companies are “retaliating” against her in...
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