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Two of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s prominent black journalists have been barred from covering protests in Pittsburgh following the killing of George Floyd.

Editorial | Racism as reason: Black journalists aren’t biased

By The Pitt News Editorial Board June 10, 2020
We’re appalled — though unfortunately, not shocked — by the racist behavior of Post-Gazette management.
Ben Shapiro speaks at the 2018 Young Womens Leadership Summit hosted by Turning Point USA in Dallas.

Editorial: Post-Gazette wrong to give Shapiro’s xenophobia a platform

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 22, 2020
While Shapiro has the freedom to express his opinion as he wishes, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette should not be giving Shapiro, or his racism, a platform.
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.
Keith Burris, who published an editorial last year headlined “Reason as racism,” will assume the additional duty of executive editor of the Post-Gazette.

Editorial: Post-Gazette executive editor threatens newspaper integrity

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.
Illustration by Eli Savage | Staff Illustrator

The Post-Gazette pushes back after Rob Rogers’ firing

By Grant Burgman | News Editor June 20, 2018

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette fired cartoonist Rob Rogers June 14 for being “unwilling to collaborate on his cartoons” after 25 years of creating editorial cartoons for the paper. Rogers claims that...

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