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Voting Issues | Presidential Powers | Facebook, News And Democracy

OPB | Nov. 07, 2016

We hear about some unusual voting issues in Oregon and Washington, presidential powers writ large, and the staggering influence of Facebook.

Oregon Instagrammer Camille Storch Gives A Glimpse Of Rural Life

OPB | Aug. 03, 2016

Philomath resident Camille Storch was named Oregon's Instagram photographer to follow by Time magazine. She explained why her account represents the state.

Trump's Twitter Activity | Poet Laureate Elizabeth Woody | Living With Microcephaly

OPB | March 31, 2016

We talk to an analyst who took up Donald Trump's Twitter activity to see what it revealed. Oregon poet Elizabeth Woody joins us. And we hear from the mother of a child with microcephaly.

Social Media Is Changing Advertising

OPB | Jan. 30, 2015

FRIDAY: Super Bowl commercials are an American tradition but has the digital age rendered them old-fashioned?

Responses To Gang Violence: The GIFT Program

OPB | Oct. 08, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll learn about an inter-agency effort to prevent gang violence in Multnomah County: the Gang Impacted Family Team (GIFT) program.

U.S. Supreme Court's 2014 Fall Term Begins

OPB | Oct. 06, 2014

MONDAY: We'll talk with U.S. Supreme Court watcher Lisa McElroy about the start of the new term this week.

News Roundtable: July 18, 2014

OPB | July 18, 2014

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Northwest Clinicians Will Share Notes With Patients Online

OPB | April 15, 2014

TUESDAY: A group of nine medical care providers is the first to regionally adopt an online medical information portal.

What Did The Senate Investigation Into CIA Tactics Find?

OPB | April 15, 2014

TUESDAY: McClatchy Newspapers obtained the still-classified conclusions of a Senate investigation into the CIA's use of interrogation tactics.

Sen. Wyden On The Tensions Between Liberty And Security

OPB | March 19, 2014

WEDNESDAY: Ron Wyden (D-OR) is one of the Senate's most vocal watchdogs on the issue of data collection by intelligence agencies.

Exploring Student Free Speech Rights And Twitter

OPB | March 17, 2014

MONDAY: We examine free speech issues raised by the ACLU after at least 20 public High School students were suspended for retweeting a rumor about a teacher.

Benefit Corporations Aim To Balance Profit With Public Good

OPB | Jan. 07, 2014

TUESDAY: Oregon has just joined a growing number of states that allow businesses to register as a Benefit Companies — meaning corporations can be defined not only by profit-making but by social goals as well.

Portland Social History? There's An App For That

OPB | Nov. 19, 2013

TUESDAY: Know Your City (formerly the Dill Pickle Club) has launched a new mobile app that takes people on a guided, multicultural history tour of downtown Portland.

State Of The Media In Medford

OPB | Oct. 02, 2013

What does the media landscape look like where you live?

Oregon Legislature Convenes For Special Session

OPB | Sept. 30, 2013

At the behest of Governor John Kitzhaber, Oregon lawmakers return for a special session on Monday, October 30th. OPB Salem correspondent Chris Lehman joins us from the capitol.

Graduation Stories

OPB | June 13, 2013

As graduation season is upon us, we'll look at who's graduating with non-standard diplomas and who's not graduating at all — and explore the implications.

Culture Club

OPB | June 05, 2013

Our weekly conversation about some of the most talked about stories of the moment.

Jeff Merkley Holds Hearing On Middle Class

OPB | June 04, 2013

Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) has invited struggling Oregonians featured in the documentary film American Winter to testify before a Senate subcommittee on economic policy.

News Roundtable: May 24, 2013

OPB | May 24, 2013

We'll review the biggest national and regional news stories of the week.

Special Election Results

OPB | May 22, 2013

We'll discuss how some of the major ballot items across the state fared in the May special election.