John Block

Sarah Kovash / 90.5 WESA

In the wake of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's firing of editorial cartoonist Rob Rogers, the Post-Gazette's union reporters -- and its non-unionized editors -- took out ads in their own paper Tuesday, distancing themselves from their own publisher.

Chris Potter / 90.5 WESA

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and its recently hired editorial director, Keith Burris, may be on the verge of another controversy over the direction of its editorial page. Over the past week, the paper has not published five cartoons by its editorial cartoonist, Rob Rogers.

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In two months, voters will choose a new congressman for Pennsylvania’s 18th District in a special election to replace Tim Murphy, who resigned after admitting to an extramarital affair.