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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette strike lays bare union discord and could impact informed citizenry

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette newsroom employees walked off the job Tuesday in the city’s first newspaper strike in 30 years. But this latest work stoppage is taking place in a drastically different landscape for both media and labor.

By Julia Zenkevich/WESA

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette newsroom votes overwhelmingly to strike

Newsroom staffers at the Pulitzer-prize winning paper voted 88-31 in favor of the strike.
By Lucy Perkins/WESA


More newsroom staff take buyouts at Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

According to the Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh, a union which represents more than 100 employees, most people who took buyouts will be leaving by the end of the week.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA

Federal lawsuit alleges Post-Gazette violated civil rights laws in treatment of black reporter

According to attorney Sam Cordes, the newspaper’s actions violated the Civil Rights Acts of 1866 and 1964 for retaliating against someone who opposes or protests race discrimination.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA


Pittsburgh Post-Gazette pulls black reporter from protest coverage over ‘objectivity concerns’

“What she did was not confrontational. Anybody with a heart of kindness would look upon that and would smile and think about [the message of the tweet]."
By Lucy Perkins/WESA
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