Pittsburgh Post-Gazette To Drop Friday Print Edition, Expand Sunday Paper

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Toledo Blade Reporters: Pro-Trump Owners ‘Manipulate’ Coverage

Reporters at the Toledo Blade and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette said Friday that the right-wing views of the papers’ owners are hindering their ability to accurately cover President Donald Trump and Wednesday’s Capitol riot.

2 Sidelined Pittsburgh Journalists React: One Quits; The Other Sues

Pittsburgh Paper Becomes Its Own Story

At a time when so many local newspapers have been gobbled up by budget-slashing, profit-minded corporations, many journalists have yearned for the days when local families owned the papers and managed them with a sense of civic commitment. And yet the most toxic relationship in American media right now may be between Post-Gazette journalists and its publisher, whose family has owned the paper for nearly a century.

Big Missteps Put Focus On Newsroom Diversity

When the Pittsburgh Post Gazette pulled reporter Alexis Johnson off coverage of protests triggered by George Floyd’s death, nobody anticipated it would lead to a staff revolt and become a national story, part of an extraordinary week where the news media’s sluggishness in promoting diversity became part of the national conversation.

Shouts Of Solidarity For Black Reporter Pulled From Protests

A black reporter from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was told she could not cover the city’s protests over the death of George Floyd because of a tweet, and now dozens of her colleagues, fellow journalists, her union and even the city’s mayor are speaking out in support of her. On Friday the Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh […]