Confronting the Violence: a Media Roundtable
In this half-hour roundtable discussion, WQED's Chris Moore will be joined by fellow media professionals to talk about the coverage of the media and violence. Among the discussion points: How is violence covered by the local media? Can the media actually have a role in reducing violence? What is our influence on the situation?
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We all know what the Pittsburgh Steelers can do on the football field? But what about on the basketball court? Dave & Dave find out first hand as Franco Harris coaches them, along with a team made up of former heavyweight boxing champ Roy Jones, Jr., NBA great Armon Gillliam, and various Pittsburgh media celebs. It's all part of the big season finale at the Mellon Arena for Pittsburgh's CBA team, The Xplosion. Now that the pads are off, we'll see how tough those Steelers are!
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This popular restaurant in Allison Park is known for its Italian food and its outdoor garden where herbs are grown for the chef's specialties. OnQ contributor Susie Meister reports.