Posts tagged Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    A nationwide flood of complaints to C-SPAN wasn’t what it seemed

    February 20, 2023 // Host Pedro Echevarria frequently protested that the board member and his business in Pennsylvania had nothing to do with C-SPAN’s programming or the news of the day, but to little avail. What one caller from Kansas termed “these Allan Block people” kept flooding the lines.

    The Fort Worth Star-Telegram strike marks a major moment for Texas newsroom unions

    December 6, 2022 // When 21 reporters from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram announced their intention to walk out Monday, it made headlines. But as the first open-ended newsroom strike in Texas history, it was also a big step for the state’s fledgling newsroom unionizing efforts. In addition to the Star-Telegram newsroom, reporters at the Dallas Morning News and Al Dia; and the Austin American-Statesman unionized as news guilds in the past two years. The Star-Telegram is owned by McClatchy, the Statesman by Gannett, and the Dallas Morning News and Al Dia are owned by DallasNews Corp. All three unions are in the process of negotiating contracts and all of them have cited pay issues as a major driver.