The Advocate

Letter to the editor

April 19, 2017

As a Pitt-Johnstown  alumnus and former Advocate staff member, I am troubled by the recent push to defund the student newspaper over the publishing of names of those accused of crimes. Reporting on the police blotter – whether ...

Letter to the editor

April 12, 2017

Dear Editor, Through social media, I have become aware of a longtime issue that may affect the continuation of The Advocate at my former stomping grounds at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. The newspaper’s right and obl...

Letter to the editor

April 12, 2017

Hi Editor, I was recently made aware of the student government’s threat to eliminate funding for the Advocate. As a 1996 graduate of Pitt-Johnstown, one who contributed to the paper, the news was unsettling. When I first n...

Letter to the editor

April 5, 2017

Editor: The current discussion of publishing names for those accused of crimes is not a new one, whether in Pitt-Johnstown’s halls or a professional newsroom. Journalists are duty-bound to publish the name. The public has th...

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