"Journalism is not dead': Pittsburgh's new media center generates ideas on sector's future

Twitter, Facebook users shared why they value local news -- and how they want to get it in the digital age -- as Point Park University's Center for Media Innovation celebrated its grand opening. Join the discussion on Facebook.com/triblive or Twitter.com/TribLIVE.

  1. Point Park's newly opened Center for Media Innovation, led by former Tribune-Review investigative reporter Andrew Conte, occupies a $2.5 million building at Third Avenue and Wood Street in Downtown Pittsburgh. The 4,000-square-foot space designed after New York City media facilities aims to "serve as a laboratory for media innovation."
  2. Tuesday's day-long celebration began with a series of panelists from news print and broadcast organizations that cover Western Pennsylvania.
  3. The Trib asked people on social media to weigh in on why they appreciate local news.
  4. And we asked news consumers to share elements of the ideal news products from them in the digital age.
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