It’s Friday, so it’s time for the news roundtable, our chance to review the big news of the week with a panel of journalists, editors and news watchers.
This week, our discussion topics include:
- Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden’s outrage over NSA surveillance programs
- Oregon’s Chief Education Officer Rudy Crew’s possibly imminent (and premature) departure
- Portland Mayor Charlie Hales’s rough week
What stories are you following this week?
- Jack Roberts: Executive Director of Lane Metro Partnership in Eugene
- Carla Axtman: Editor at Blue Oregon
- Janie Har: Political reporter for The Oregonian