Blog: THE Point

Group of people with their backs to the camera, working together with post-it notes to organize thoughts and ideas at the p4 Pittsburgh conference. Working group at the p4 Pittsburgh Conference. Photo by Joshua Franzos
Grant Oliphant, June 9, 2020

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: The Wrong Side of History

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s efforts to silence the voices of its own staff — beginning with two black journalists who were barred from covering Black Lives Matter protests and related stories — are an outrage. At a time when we need good local news coverage and the perspectives of black journalists the most, the PG is on the wrong side of history.

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: The Wrong Side of History

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: The Wrong Side of History

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s efforts to silence the voices of its own staff — beginning with two black journalists who were barred from covering Black Lives Matter protests and related stories — are an outrage. At a time when we need good local news coverage and the perspectives of black journalists the most, the PG is on the wrong side of history.

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One Life

One Life

Heinz Endowments President Grant Oliphant’s latest blog in the wake of the recent violence against black Americans.

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Stretching Amid Crisis

Stretching Amid Crisis

What we need now is the unique strengths of every sector in our society—for-profit, nonprofit and government—working together not just to get past this crisis but ultimately to prevent its recurrence and the perpetuation of the harms it has both caused and revealed.
 

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The Rescue We Seek

The Rescue We Seek

The lessons from this crisis will be many...

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We Have A Job To Do

We Have A Job To Do

A shorter version of this blog is published as a guest column this week in the Pittsburgh Business Times at: https://bit.ly/3ajgOLn

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The Ultimate “Yes, And”

The Ultimate “Yes, And”

The improv exercise of building on a colleague’s idea with “yes, and” is one way of thinking about the collaboration that’s needed during the COVID-19 crisis and about the tradition of community in Pittsburgh and elsewhere that’s expanding because everyone must do their part now.

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