The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Palestinians look at the destruction after an Israeli strike in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip onSaturday, Jan. 27.

Opinion | Journalism is not a crime

By Sofia Uriagereka-Herburger, Senior Staff Columnist February 2, 2024
Killing journalists is a war crime. There is not a single government or military in the world that is unaware of this fact. Press and media employees are meant to have immunity during military attacks, even in the extremely rare case that they are producing propaganda. 
Dexter Henry poses for a photo.

Q&A | Pitt alum and sports journalist Dexter Henry reflects on time with TPN, offers advice to Pitt students

By Lily Peters, Staff Writer October 26, 2023

Dexter Henry is a Pitt alum who has worked in the sports journalism industry since his graduation from Pitt in 2005. He began his career at the Brooklyn Skyline Newspaper, where he covered general assignment...

The exhibit “PRESSED: Images from the Jewish Daily Forward,” on the first floor of Hillman Library.

‘PRESSED’ exhibit in Hillman Library connects students with Jewish journalism

By Trinity Foster, Staff Writer February 14, 2023
Artifacts from the “The Jewish Daily Forward,” a 125-year-old independent newspaper, are available to Pitt students through “PRESSED: Images from the Jewish Daily Forward.” The exhibit is running through April in the newly renovated first floor of Hillman Library.
Editorial | We support the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette strike

Editorial | We support the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette strike

By The Pitt News Editorial Board October 23, 2022
The owners of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette need to support their employees by giving them fair pay and health care.
The Pitt News has been active since 1910.

Pressing the student press: Inside the TPN newsroom

By Nathan Fitchett, For The Pitt News January 29, 2020
In honor of Student Press Freedom Day, we’ve decided to report on something that we don’t often cover — ourselves.
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.”

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

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 20, 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.
The Harvard Crimson, the university’s student newspaper, recently became the center of controversy after reaching out to ICE for comment after an “Abolish ICE” protest.

Editorial: Harvard Crimson didn’t do anything wrong with ICE

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 12, 2019
The response from the student body shows a frankly concerning lack of media literacy that must be addressed.
Julian Assange gestures to the media from a police vehicle on his arrival at Westminster Magistrates court on April 11 in London.

Editorial | Assange’s journalist credentials aren’t the issue

By The Pitt News Editorial Board May 28, 2019
His prosecution is worrisome because it erases the line between the responsibility of government employees to safeguard information and the freedom of civilians who are protected under the First Amendment.
David Shribman discusses the importance of truth in journalism and how the field has evolved over time.

Former PG editor discusses truth in journalism

By Brian Gentry, Assistant News Editor March 19, 2019
At the event, Shribman discussed the importance of truth in journalism and how the field has evolved over time.
U.S. President Donald Trump greets Fox News talk show host Sean Hannity at a “Make America Great Again” rally in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, on Nov. 5, 2018.

Editorial: Fox-Trump relationship unethical, dangerous

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 4, 2019
The New Yorker article shows an unethical, incredibly alarming relationship between Fox News and the Trump administration.
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