The Oregonian's Sister Site, Reddit, Succumbs to Trolls, Loses Ellen Pao


In case you aren't familiar with The Oregonian's family tree, here are the basics: Advance Publications is a media conglomerate owned by the Newhouse family. Their empire includes a bunch of regional newspapers, the Condé Nast dynasty and the comfy, cozy home of racists, misogynist and general all-purpose trolls worldwide, Reddit. That makes your local paper sister to the site that ...   More
Monday, July 13, 2015 LIZZY ACKER

Willamette Weekend: 13 Things to Do in Portland, Oct. 11-13


Friday, Oct. 11 Dave Douglas Quintet [JAZZ GENIUS] Having just turned 50, the peerless New York-based trumpeter-composer-bandleaderteacher-impresario Dave Douglas belongs in the first sentence of any discussion regarding the greatest jazzmen of his generation. From his work with John Zorn, Joe Lovano, his brass quintet that scorched the 2010 Portland Jazz Festival or his many other varied ...   More
Friday, October 11, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Ron Wyden Wants Your Questions


U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) is getting all Web 2.0: He'll be doing a live Q&A on YouTube next month, and he wants your questions. Much like mayoral candidate Jefferson Smith did last month, questions are being solicited via social news site Reddit. Unlike Smith, he won't be answering all of them—just the ones Reddit users vote as the 20 best. So anything involving Minecraft, pot or cat photos, ...   More
Thursday, February 23, 2012 by Ruth Brown


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