The Post-Gazette’s treatment of Black reporters who have been pulled from the coverage of the Black Lives Matter movement underscores why we all should care about this — and gives some clues for what we must do.
Pittsburgh already has so few Black journalists, and many who are here say they feel mistreated, left out and stuck in dead-end careers. Read more…
Sure, web traffic can be an important way to gauge the success of an online news outlet. But it’s not the only one. My latest column considers the ways some Pittsburgh news outlets measure up.
On Media: How do Pittsburgh’s online news sites measure up?
James O’Keefe answering a question at the National First Amendment Conference. Photo courtesy of Duquesne University.
James O’Keefe? The name didn’t mean much to me a month ago. Now I know him well for his gotcha-style, undercover exposes. We sat down at the National First Amendment Conference at Duquesne University this week. My take…
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Salena Zito, national politics writer, caught between James and me. Photo courtesy of Duquesne University.
Never thought I would advocate looking to Philadelphia for advice on Pittsburgh, but … they’re doing some interesting work around media collaboration. I would like to see what we can accomplish here if we get different media outlets all pulling in the same direction. My latest column in NEXTpittsburgh.
“We are all passionate in our belief that strong journalism is essential to a strong community.”
I’m excited to be partnering with NEXTpittsburgh on a new media column. Inspired by my work at the Center for Media Innovation. Because journalism is too important to ignore or let die.
Please check it out…
Andrew Conte speaking in June 2018 at The First Amendment for the Twenty-First Century conference in Pittsburgh.