Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, also known simply as the PG, is the largest newspaper serving metropolitan Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.wikipedia
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Hugh Henry Brackenridge

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The Post-Gazette began its history as a four-page weekly called The Pittsburgh Gazette, first published on July 29, 1786, with the encouragement of Hugh Henry Brackenridge.
A frontier citizen in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, he founded both the Pittsburgh Academy, now the University of Pittsburgh, and the Pittsburgh Gazette, still operating today as the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Pittsburgh

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The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, also known simply as the PG, is the largest newspaper serving metropolitan Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.
The following year, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was started, and in 1787, the Pittsburgh Academy was chartered.

Neville B. Craig

Under combative editor Neville B. Craig, whose service lasted from 1829 to 1841, the Gazette championed the Anti-Masonic movement.
He edited the Pittsburgh Gazette newspaper from 1829 to 1841 and served a term in the state legislature.

Advocate (Pittsburgh)

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In 1844, shortly after absorbing the Advocate, the Gazette switched its daily issue time to morning.
It was the second daily newspaper issued in the city, the first being its eventual purchaser, the Gazette.

The Pittsburg Times

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In 1900, George T. Oliver acquired the paper, merging it six years later with The Pittsburg Times to form The Gazette Times.
It was an ancestor of the present-day Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Paul Block

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Four years later, William Randolph Hearst negotiated with the Olivers to purchase the morning Gazette Times and its evening sister, the Chronicle Telegraph, while Paul Block arranged to buy out the owner of the morning Post and evening Sun.
Paul Block (November 2, 1875 – June 22, 1941) was president of Paul Block and Associates (later Block Communications) and publisher of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Toledo Blade.

The Pittsburgh Press

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In 1960, Pittsburgh had three daily papers: the Post-Gazette in the morning, and the Pittsburgh Press and the Pittsburgh Sun-Telegraph in the evening and on Sunday.
For four years starting in 2011, the brand was revived and applied to an afternoon online edition of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

The American Manufacturer

American Manufacturer
It had its origin in three pro-Democratic weeklies, the Mercury, Allegheny Democrat, and American Manufacturer, which came together through a pair of mergers in the early 1840s.
Its successor by merger was the Pittsburgh Post, which by further consolidation became the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Richard Mellon Scaife

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During the strike, publisher Richard Mellon Scaife expanded his paper, the Greensburg Tribune-Review, based in the county seat of adjoining Westmoreland County, where it had published for years.
In 1992, the two main newspapers in Pittsburgh were embroiled in a lengthy labor dispute that ultimately led the larger paper, the Pittsburgh Press, to cease operations, and for the remaining paper, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, to suspend publication for nearly six months until the Post-Gazette acquired the Press late that year.

Pittsburgh Sun-Telegraph

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Hearst united the evening papers, creating the Sun-Telegraph.
Part of the Hearst newspaper chain, it competed with the Pittsburgh Press and Post-Gazette until being purchased and absorbed by the latter paper.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

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Scaife named this paper the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
Founded on August 22, 1811, as the Greensburg Gazette and in 1889 consolidated with several papers into the Greensburg Tribune-Review, the paper circulated only in the eastern suburban counties of Westmoreland and parts of Indiana and Fayette until May 1992, when it began serving all of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area after a strike at the two Pittsburgh dailies, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Pittsburgh Press, deprived the city of a newspaper for several months.

George T. Oliver

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In 1900, George T. Oliver acquired the paper, merging it six years later with The Pittsburg Times to form The Gazette Times.
In 1900 Oliver separately purchased two Pittsburgh newspapers, the morning Commercial Gazette and evening Chronicle Telegraph, the former of which he merged six years later with The Pittsburg Times to form The Gazette Times.

E. W. Scripps Company

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During the strike, the Scripps Howard company sold the Press to the Block family, owners of the Post-Gazette.

Three Rivers Stadium

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In 2015, the paper moved into a new, state-of-the-art office building on the North Shore on a portion of the former site of Three Rivers Stadium, ending 53 years in the former Press building and more than two centuries in Downtown.
A Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story in 1970 stated that the new stadium boasted 1,632 floodlight bulbs.

Pittsburgh Mercury

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It had its origin in three pro-Democratic weeklies, the Mercury, Allegheny Democrat, and American Manufacturer, which came together through a pair of mergers in the early 1840s.
It was a progenitor of the Pittsburgh Post, which in turn was succeeded by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

KeyBank Pavilion

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First Niagara Bank, which had entered the Pittsburgh market the year before after acquiring National City branches from Pittsburgh-based PNC Financial Services, took over the naming rights to the facility and is now known as the KeyBank Pavilion.
In 2000, the name of the venue was changed to the Post-Gazette Pavilion after the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette bought the naming rights.

WPXI

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In 1957, the Post-Gazette partnered with the H. Kenneth Brennen family, local radio owners, to launch WIIC-TV (now WPXI) as the area's first full-time NBC affiliate.
The station's construction permit was originally issued by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in June 1955 to WIIC Incorporated – a joint venture of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, which owned WWSW radio (970 AM, now WBGG), and Pittsburgh Radio Supply House, the then-owners of WJAS radio (1320 AM).

Greensburg, Pennsylvania

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During the strike, publisher Richard Mellon Scaife expanded his paper, the Greensburg Tribune-Review, based in the county seat of adjoining Westmoreland County, where it had published for years.

Pittsburgh Leader

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In 1923, local publishers banded together to acquire and kill off the Dispatch and Leader.
The Leader and the Pittsburgh Dispatch published their last issues on 14 February 1923, being jointly purchased and absorbed by the other Pittsburgh papers: the Post, Sun, Gazette Times, Chronicle Telegraph, and the Press.

2019 Pulitzer Prize

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In 2019, Rogers was named as a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in editorial cartooning. The Post-Gazette won Pulitzers in 1938, 1998, and 2019.

1998 Pulitzer Prize

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The Post-Gazette won Pulitzers in 1938, 1998, and 2019.

Findlay Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

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On February 12, 2014, the paper purchased a new distribution facility in suburban Findlay Township, Pennsylvania.
Since mid-2014, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has had a large printing operation in the Clinton area of the township.

David M. Shribman

David Shribman
When John Craig handed editorial reign to David Shribman in 2003, Craig told Shribman that the paper was in terrible financial shape.
In 2002, he was hired as executive editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, where he remained for 16 years.

Pittsburgh Commercial

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After consolidating with the Commercial in 1877, the paper was again renamed and was then known as the Commercial Gazette.
The owners of the competing Pittsburgh Gazette eventually purchased the Commercial and consolidated the two papers as the Pittsburgh Commercial Gazette.