The Oregonian savages Southland Whiskey Kitchen as the Portland Mercury praises it: So who’s right?


Food & Drink
Southland Whiskey Kitchen (1422 NW 23rd Ave, 224-2668) is somehow the most controversial restaurant in town right now.The newish joint on Northwest 23rd Avenue is a big and fancy outlet for meat and whiskey from the people who own the Casa del Matador chain. It’s right around the corner from the WW office but, honestly, I didn’t expect it to be reviewed at all, let alone get big-time treatment ...   More
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 by Martin Cizmar

Oregonian Owners Plan Cutbacks in Cleveland


Advance Publications continues its newspaper-cutting march to the sea.The New Jersey-based company that owns The Oregonian is planning to cut newsroom staff at The Cleveland Plain Dealer by a third and reduce print editions to three days a week, according to the newspaper Guild at The Plain Dealer. Poynter broke the story this week."Friends and supporters, we wanted to let you know that The Plain Dealer ...   More
Friday, December 7, 2012 AARON MESH

The New York Times—Aided by Oregonian Reporters—Looks at Obama's Strength in Oregon


One of the best places for political junkies to keep an eye on every tremor of the presidential race is FiftyThirtyEight, the New York Times blog dedicated to tracking polls and probabilities.The blog (named for the total number of electoral votes) uses sophisticated tracking and analysis to weigh polls and trends in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The current projection is that President ...   More
Friday, August 17, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: The O Won't Endorse a Candidate for President

Maybe lacking an opinion is a good idea.

For the first time in recent memory, The Oregonian is taking a pass on the presidential race. The daily told readers Aug. 14 it won’t endorse a candidate for president. Insiders say Publisher N. Chr   More
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Stop the Presses

The Oregonian may not be a daily newspaper much longer.

News Stories
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


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