NYT Splashes Big Ink on Recent Rogue of the Week


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A couple of weeks ago, WW chose Michael Ruppert —an author and conspiracy theorist whose topic interests include "peak oil" and who really caused 911— Rogue of the Week. That honor stemmed from an Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries finding against Ruppert's company for Ruppert's alleged harrassment of a young female employee while he was living and working in Ashland. Ruppert's ...   More
 
Friday, November 6, 2009 NIGEL JAQUISS

Lots of Portland in Sunday NYT Book Review


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Two writers with Portland connections got early Christmas presents yesterday: coverage in the most coveted real estate in bookland, the New York Times Sunday book review. Oregonian scribe Peter Ames Carlin is no stranger to those pages, having previously landed there with a biography of the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson. Yesterday, singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega spent a full page chewing over Carlin's ...   More
 
Monday, December 21, 2009 NIGEL JAQUISS

Shocker: NYT Misses An Opportunity to Mention Portland


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Over the past couple of years, The New York Times has missed few opportunities to display a fascination with all things Portland. There have been takes about the fact that people ride bikes here to the revelations that we also drink good beer and eat at food carts. So this Sunday NYT's story about the national trend of gay politicians winning higher offices even as voters reject gay rights ...   More
 
Monday, December 28, 2009 NIGEL JAQUISS

Sen. John McCain's Pork Detector Says Portland Project Is "Second Worst" of 100 Stimulus-Financed Efforts


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The Sunday New York Times took a look at the proposed $133 million renovation in Portland of the Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt federal building downtown, Oregon's largest single federally-funded stimulus project. Plans for the building include 200-foot tall plant-covered "fins" meant to shade and cool the building. Critics, the Times reported, are not thrilled with the greener-than-green plans. "In ...   More
 
Monday, February 1, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

Cannon Beach Considers Tsunami Tower


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Too bad for the City of Portland some of our surplus real estate cannot be shipped to the Oregon Coast in the same way wind farm developers send massive towers sailing up I-84 on the back of tractor-trailers. As bankers auction off South Waterfront condo towers and the City of Portland schemes to restart construction on developer Tom Moyer's downtown office building, The New York Times reports ...   More
 
Thursday, April 15, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

Good News For The Artist Behind This Obama Cover


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President Obama catches a lot of heat for not creating jobs fast enough. But here's a happy tale of how Obama's image above, courtesy of Lukas Ketner in WW's spring 2008 endorsement issue, has helped Ketner land a big comic book deal that will be introduced this week at Comic-con. And Ketner's partner in the comic book deal, Brandon Seifert, has freelanced for some time in WW's music and culture ...   More
 
Monday, July 19, 2010 HANK STERN

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