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10 Oct

As Ken Love walked past mammoth green presses inside Downtown’s Pittsburgh Post-Gazette building in 2014, he had a good idea for a film. The Emmy Award-winning director wanted to produce a documentary about the old pressroom and its employees.

…a meditation on the rapid technological changes that swept the newspaper industry and a requiem for an era packed with enough homemade ethnic food, fistfights, horseplay and certified characters to fill an HBO series.

http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/Op-Ed/2016/07/24/The-Next-Page-Ken-Love-s-new-film-captures-the-grit-of-the-people-who-worked-in-the-old-Pittsburgh-Post-Gazette-press-room-Marylynne-Pitz.html

 
 

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