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Rep. Greg Walden | The NW View From D.C.

OPB | Broadcast: March 17, 2016

This week, Think Out Loud is coming to you live from the NPR studios in Washington, D.C. On today's show, we talk with the Oregon Congressional delegation's sole Republican member, Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River). And we hear from former D.C. correspondents of northwest newspapers about covering the west from the nation's capital.

News Roundtable: Dec. 10, 2015

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 10, 2015

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

Conflicting Coverage Of Kitzhaber Ethics Scandal

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 16, 2015

Oregon newspapers disagree on some key details of the story — including whether or not anyone sought to destroy the former governor's emails.

Editors Defend Their Election Endorsements

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 29, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with three regional newspapers about their ballot measure and candidate endorsements and the reasoning behind them.

Catching Up With Editorial Cartoonist Jack Ohman

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 29, 2014

The Oregonian's former editorial cartoonist is now lambasting politicians in California, at the Sacramento Bee.

What Is The State Of Black Newspapers?

OPB | Broadcast: June 27, 2014

FRIDAY: The National Newspaper Publishers Association, also known as the Black Press of America, holds its convention in Portland this week.

Exit Interview With Oregonian Editor Peter Bhatia

OPB | Broadcast: May 8, 2014

THURSDAY: After 20 years at the paper, editor Peter Bhatia is leaving The Oregonian and leaving Portland. We'll hear his reflections on journalism in the digital age.

News Roundtable: January 24, 2014

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 24, 2014

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

The Salem Statesman Journal Adds Pages

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 15, 2014

WEDNESDAY: The Salem Statesman Journal is adding 60 pages a week to the paper in hopes it will increase circulation.

State Of The Media In Medford

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 2, 2013

What does the media landscape look like where you live?

What Will Jeff Bezos Do With The Washington Post?

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 8, 2013 founder Jeff Bezos bought The Washington Post this week. What will he do with the 135 year old paper?

Talking Business

OPB | Broadcast: June 25, 2013

Portland Business Journal editor Rob Smith talks about local business news.

Oregonian Publisher Talks About The Changes

OPB | Broadcast: June 21, 2013

The publisher of The Oregonian answers our questions about the upcoming changes to the paper.

Oregonian Changes To Four Day Delivery

OPB | Broadcast: June 20, 2013

The Oregonian has announced some major changes to its business model, including a switch to three-day-a-week delivery.

Exit Interview: Jack Ohman

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 20, 2012

We talk with longtime nationally syndicated policital cartoonist Jack Ohman as he prepares to leave The Oregonian for The Sacramento Bee.

Remembering Charles Washington

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 10, 2012

We remember Portland Observer publisher and editor-in-chief Charles Washington who passed away Saturday at the age of 60.

Looking at Community Newspapers

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 8, 2012

We'll explore the turf war brewing between the publishers of the Forest Grove News Times and the Forest Grove Leader

Hasso Hering Steps Down

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 17, 2012

After 34 years, the editor of the Albany Democrat-Herald is stepping down.

Talking Business

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 30, 2012

We check in with Portland Business Journal editor Rob Smith about the latest business news.

Newspaper Bankruptcy

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 26, 2011

The publisher of The Bend Bulletin and other area newspapers filed for bankruptcy this week.