“What rage for fame attends both great and small. Better be damned than mentioned not at all!” So noted John Wolcott in the mid 1800s, and not much has changed since.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring /​Summer
  • Issue Year 2006
  • Sub Heading Today’s society page is about merit, not money
Eliza Miller, 92: She was an artist who was best known for her sculptures in steel but whose large, ceramic works can be found in local schools and playgrounds. She was born into a prominent family, and her grandfather designed a famous steel mill in Homestead, which he named after her — the…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading Noting the passing of prominent Pittsburghers
In September, Block Communications announced that if it’s unable to reach satisfactory agreements with its unions by Dec. 31, the Pittsburgh Post-​Gazette may be sold. News outlets reported it as a provocative salvo in stalled negotiations, but it would be a mistake to view the release as posturing.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2007
  • Sub Heading The observer: Winter ’07
It’s said the stock market climbs a wall of worry. Equally so, society. And for the past several years, there’s been great concern about journalism. The common wisdom is that, with newspapers significantly weakened, citizens no longer get the information they need about their communities, and public officials who would be held accountable…

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2011
  • Sub Heading Change is shaping the media landscape
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