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The Oregonian laid off an editor with cancer – and pink-slipped his wife, too

From Willamette Week’s cover story on the changes at the Oregonian: Several of [editor Peter] Bhatia’s [layoff] decisions struck many in the newsroom as heartless. Among them: He laid off a husband and wife, veteran editors Randy Cox and Joany Carlin, despite knowing Cox is fighting advanced kidney cancer. Cox and Carlin declined to comment. … Read More
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Oregonian investigative reporter quits to join alt-weekly

Media / Media Industry News : Romenesko (3 years ago)

Willamette Week Brent Walth returns to Willamette Week as news editor. In 2001, he shared in the Oregonian’s Pulitzer for public service reporting for stories about the INS. || Another move: Ricardo Pimentel has resigned as Milwauke... Read Post

The ax falls at The Oregonian

Media / Media Industry News : Columbia Journalism Review (last year)

Not that long ago, The Oregonian was one of the better news organizations in the country. In 2008, Editor & Publisher named Sandy Rowe and Peter Bhatia its Editors of the Year and reported that The Oregonian had 315 full-time journa... Read Post

Rowe steps down as Oregonian editor, says paper has too many bosses

Media / Media Industry News : Romenesko (5 years ago)

Oregonian | Willamette Week Sandra Mims Rowe has been editor of the Newhouse family's Oregonian since 1993. Executive editor Peter Bhatia succeeds her. || Rowe tells her staff: "As we have gotten much smaller as a newsroom, it is al... Read Post


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