Stop the Presses

The Oregonian may not be a daily newspaper much longer.

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The Oregonian as a daily newspaper is facing a final deadline. The 162-year-old newspaper—once considered one of the nation’s best—is losing readers and advertisers in a state where it dom   More
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 AARON MESH

Redesign Coming For OregonLive—But No Word On Any Changes At The Oregonian

Announcement follows dramatic cuts at sister papers; Oregonian publisher mum


Today, the company that owns Portland's only daily newspaper announced a redesign of its affiliated website, hosts The Oregonian's online content, but operates as a separate company; both website and newspaper are owned by the privately held Advance Publications.The new OregonLive design looks exactly like the revamped Advance sites in New Orleans and Alabama, where Advance ...   More
Friday, June 22, 2012 by Corey Pein

Dr. Know: FOODday of the Dead

How do I stop FOODday?

Dr. Know
 How do I stop FOODday? I’ve tried phone calls...   More
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 MARTY SMITH

UPDATED: The Oregonian Fires Editor Who Provided False Information About the Death of Bob Caldwell, the Paper's Editorial Page Editor


An editor at The Oregonian says she was fired Thursday after she misled the newspaper about the death of the O’s long-time editorial page chief, Bob Caldwell. Kathleen Glanville, a veteran editor on the newspaper’s breaking news team, says she was trying to prevent Caldwell’s family from embarrassment about the circumstances of his death on March 10. The newspaper reported on OregonLive on Sunday ...   More
Thursday, March 15, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

UPDATED: Four Laid Off in Oregonian Takeover of Hillsboro Argus


The Oregonian has taken over management of the Hillsboro Argus, according to Oregonian Editor Peter Bhatia.Bhatia announced the change in Tuesday’s issue of the Argus.Four Argus employees were laid off during the takeover, a nearly 25 percent cut to the newspaper's staff.The Oregonian and The Argus are already owned by the same company, Advance Publications, and share the OregonLive website. Bhatia ...   More
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 HANNAH HOFFMAN

Murmurs: Self-Financing Fritz, PacifiCorp Fines and a Laika Lawsuit

News to whisper in Michele Bachmann’s ear.

City Commissioner Amanda Fritz won her council seat in 2008 with public financing, part of the short-lived experiment in Portland that voters killed last year. Facing re-election in 2012, Fritz    More
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

The Restaurant Review Spiked by The Oregonian

Michael Zusman's review of Gilda's

oregonian dining

Food & Drink
Last Tuesday, WW reported that freelance food writer Michael C. Zusman had been cut from the food pages of The Oregonian.---Zusman, who has written restaurant reviews and features about food for the daily for five years, sent an email about his dismissal to several food writers in Portland. He wrote that he believed the reason was an "ambivalent" restaurant review he had written two weeks prior. Zusman ...   More
Thursday, September 22, 2011 by Ruth Brown

The Cause of Michele Bachmann’s Migraines.

He’s not up for re-election until 2016, but U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) held a big-ticket fundraiser on Aug. 3 in Washington, D.C. The lunchtime event asked $2,500 from “co-hosts” and $5,000    More
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

The Oregonian Admits to More Layoffs


The Oregonian today laid off a number of business-side employees, publisher N. Christian Anderson III confirmed to WW.One source tells WW that as many as 38 Oregonian employees lost their jobs today. Anderson declined to confirm how many employees were laid off. One employee described the situation as a "firestorm." Rumors of cuts had been making the rounds for weeks.Anderson's statement indicates ...   More
Tuesday, June 14, 2011 COREY PEIN

All the News That Fits a Viewpoint

The Oregonian partners with a Libertarian think tank.

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Earlier this month, The Oregonian announced an online partnership with nine organizations to provide news, blogs and features through the newspaper’s website. The new Oregonian News Network, the p   More
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 NIGEL JAQUISS


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