Dinerz™ 2014: Tom's Restaurant

Tom's Restaurant is a throwback to old Division Street.

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Food & Drink
Every June, The Oregonian publishes a guide to upscale Portland-area restaurants called Diner. Last June, Willamette Week published a guide to Portland diners, also called Diner. The Oregonian's lawyer asked us not to do that again. So, as Diner 2014 content begins populating the various streams, verticals and digital reader engagement platforms of OregonLive.com, ...   More
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 by Martin Cizmar

Dinerz™ 2014: Diane's Restaurant

Diane's Restaurant is the de facto community center for Foster-Powell.

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Food & Drink
Every June, The Oregonian publishes a guide to upscale Portland-area restaurants called Diner. Last June, Willamette Week published a guide to Portland diners, also called Diner. The Oregonian's lawyer asked us not to do that again. So, as Diner 2014 content begins populating the various streams, verticals and digital reader engagement platforms of OregonLive.com, we present ...   More
Monday, June 16, 2014 by Martin Cizmar

The Oregonian Sends Foodday Readers to Porn Site

Check out Curvygirls.com—but not at work.


Food & Drink
Today's edition of the Oregonian's Foodday includes a story about teen girls who suffer from scoliosis and how the Internet is used to "connects girls and teens suffering from scoliosis so they can better deal with the condition."The front page of the Foodday supplement, which is not only distributed inside every edition of the O, but also dropped on the doorstep of many Portland residents who ...   More
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 by Martin Cizmar

Oregonian Editor Peter Bhatia Leaving for Arizona State


Peter Bhatia, the top editor at The Oregonian, is leaving the state's largest newspaper for a one-year teaching job at Arizona State University. Bhatia announced his departure to his staff this afternoon at 3 pm, leading to a flurry of Twitter posts before official confirmation on Oregonlive.com. Oregonian Media Group, the new company formed by owners Advance Publications Inc. last year, will ...   More
Thursday, March 6, 2014 AARON MESH

The Oregonian Double Paid Its Property Tax Bill

The paper gave the county an extra $500,000 by mistake


Let no one question how seriously The Oregonian takes the obligation to pay property taxes.Last month, the state's biggest newspaper rolled out a story package on the metropolitan area's biggest property "tax scofflaws," naming an assortment of people ranging from a failed congressional candidate to ex-NBA star Rasheed Wallace. The story came complete with a meticulous interactive map of every building ...   More
Friday, December 6, 2013 by Alex Tomchak Scott

Oregonian Getting Booted from City Hall Office


Portland officials are making more changes in how they use City Hall—and this time, it's The Oregonian getting kicked out of the building.The newspaper will be displaced from its rented first-floor office on Oct. 31, according to a city memo. The Oregonian's office, which currently houses City Hall reporter Brad Schmidt, will be turned into meeting space for the City Attorney's Office and the Office ...   More
Thursday, August 29, 2013 AARON MESH

Oregonian Accidentally Outs Food Critic Michael Russell?

BBQ slideshow appears to include photograph of Portland’s last anonymous food critic.


Food & Drink
Most Portlanders who read Michael Russell’s restaurant reviews have never seen his face. That’s impressive in an era where it’s basically impossible to remain unphotographed, and when struggling media outlets obsessively attempt to promote their big names. Yet the Oregonian’s everyman food critic remains hidden behind a crude avatar that depicts him as an elderly hobo eagerly awaiting a pot ...   More
Monday, July 8, 2013 by Martin Cizmar

Black and White and Red All Over

Owners of the Oregonian gamble on the newspaper’s digital future.

Cover Story
The death of The Oregonian as you know it came at 9:58 am on June 20. That’s when reporters, editors, photographers and designers who put out the 163-year-old daily newspaper were told to “p   More
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 AARON MESH

The Oregonian is Already Hiring New Reporters


Three days after The Oregonian finished laying off nearly a quarter of its newsroom staff, the paper's new digital company, Oregonian Media Group, is advertising reporting jobs at the paper. Oregonian Media Group, the new company formed by The Oregonian, has begun posting job openings this morning—for a general assignment reporter, a music critic, a content data analyst, and an advertorial editor."You ...   More
Monday, June 24, 2013 AARON MESH

More Than 35 Newsroom Staff Laid Off at The Oregonian

UPDATE: Layoff list tops 90 people. Here's the letter publisher N. Christian Anderson sent employees.

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Newsroom layoffs at The Oregonian have topped 35 reporters, editors and photographers today as the paper reduces home-delivery days and cuts staff. Among the more prominent names WW has confirmed The Oregonian has laid off are editorial columnist David Sarasohn, environmental reporter Scott Learn, and Multnomah County reporter Dana Tims. Many staffers have begun posting their own layoff announcements ...   More
Friday, June 21, 2013 AARON MESH


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