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Editorial: We support the Post-Gazette’s byline strike

Journalists of the Post-Gazette are participating in a byline strike to protest what they described as “a tense, toxic environment, bereft of joy and respect.”

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

November 21, 2019

For a while now, there has been an uneasy, seemingly hostile relationship between journalists at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the newspaper’s higher-ups.

Editorial: Post-Gazette executive editor threatens newspaper integrity

Keith Burris, who published an editorial last year headlined “Reason as racism,” will assume the additional duty of executive editor of the Post-Gazette.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

February 20, 2019

Not only does Burris’ new assignment indicate a condonement of the whitewashing of racism, but it flies in the face of journalistic ethics.

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