It’s Friday and that means it’s time for our news roundtable, where we take a look at some of the biggest stories of the week with a rotating panel of journalists and other news watchers.
This week our discussion topics include:
- NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden’s interview with NBC in Moscow
- The national discussion about women and violence after a deadly shooting spree in California
- Further tweaks and public testimony on a proposed Portland fee to pay for street maintenance
- Governor Kitzhaber’s announcement that the state will sue Oracle over Cover Oregon
What stories have you been following this week?
- Eric Fruits: Portland-based economic consultant
- Lisa Loving: News editor of the Skanner News and host of KBOO’s Wednesday Morning Talk Radio
- Mark Zusman: Editor of Willamette Week