Post Profile

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
read more


Related Posts

Woman who was with Oregonian editor is an Internet call girl

Media / Media Industry News : Romenesko

Willamette Week’s Corey Pein did some digging and found these things about the woman who was with Oregonian editorial page editor Bob Caldwell just before he died: She’s a full-time call girl who has been advertising for three year...

Cedar Rapids Gazette editor confirms newsroom layoffs

Media / Media Industry News : Romenesko

Cedar Rapids Gazette managing editor Annette M. Schulte confirms a Romenesko reader’s report that the 50,000-circulation newspaper laid off 9 staffers yesterday. My tipster says: “The health reporter, a couple nightside editors, the...

Ex-Oregonian reporter starts fund drive for laid off journalists

Media / Media Industry News : Romenesko

Drinks for laid off Oregonian staffers (over 35 today, reports Willamette Week) To be clear, we'll make sure bar tab is covered for tonight on day 2 of layoffs. All contributions beyond that will be for family support. — Ryan Frank ...

The ax falls at The Oregonian

Media / Media Industry News : Columbia Journalism Review

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...

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

Media / Media Industry News : Romenesko

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...


Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC