Unfortunate crawl below Channel 7's 'Detroit Homecoming' graphic

We got a bit of guff last year for making fun of the dog-and-pony show that is Detroit Homecoming. But at least we did it intentionally. The newshounds over at Channel 7 did so by accident.

In a bright and upbeat piece on the sales pitch to people who left Detroit behind, the channel's screengrab for its online summary captured the graphic at a moment when the news crawl beneath described a very different kind of homecoming.

The fragment of news seems to describe a bloody home invasion, reading: " ... he was shot this morning after two men broke into his house ..."

Is somebody having a bit of fun behind the scenes? Either way, this must be one of the most interesting pitches to come home to Detroit ever.

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Michael Jackman

Born in 1969 at Mount Carmel hospital in Detroit, Jackman grew up just 100 yards from the Detroit city line in east Dearborn. Jackman has attended New York University, the School of Visual Arts, Northwestern University and Wayne State University, though he never got a degree. He has worked as a bar back, busboy,...
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