Oregon city commissioner slams newspaper on official blog

A city commissioner in Portland, Ore., sparked something of an Internet firestorm this week with a pair of posts to his official city of Portland blog slamming the local newspaper, the Oregonian. In his original post, titled “Going Richard Sherman on the Oregonian,” Steve Novick says commissioners feel attacked by the newspaper’s “criticism and contempt.”… Continue reading Oregon city commissioner slams newspaper on official blog

Chronicle starts newsroom blog

One of the very first goals I set when I came on board as the Web editor at the Chronicle was to start a newsroom blog to give readers a bit of an inside look at how the paper gets put out every day. Cut to the point: We now have one. Our new assistant… Continue reading Chronicle starts newsroom blog

Anonymous Montana political blogger angers readers with SD-25 post

A post from pro-Democrat blogger Montana Cowgirl caused a ruckus over the weekend. In the post, titled “The Fundamental Difference,” the anonymous blogger published a photo of Democratic SD-25 candidate Kendall Van Dyk posing in camouflage with a dead mule deer buck. The caption on the photo is “Man.” Next to that photo, the blogger… Continue reading Anonymous Montana political blogger angers readers with SD-25 post