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|Wednesday, June 24, 2009|
Oregon Business magazine has won 11 awards for excellence in reporting and design from the regional Society of Professional Journalists.
The 2009 awards include a first place for government reporting for the magazine’s analysis of the state’s addiction to lottery dollars; a first place for overall cover design; and a first place for a photo essay on the state’s beer barons.
Managing editor Ben Jacklet received five awards for his reporting and writing, including a second place in the business feature category for Don’t Panic/Panic, a story that looked at the falling economy; a second place in environmental reporting for Pollution for Sale, which assessed the cap-and-trade ambitions of the state; a third place for business news reporting for The Party’s Over, which foretold the housing crisis; a third place for personalities feature for Drinking Age, a collection of profiles of the state’s beer barons; and an honorable mention in business feature writing for Nike in China, which looked at Nike’s global aspirations.
Art director Martin Gee was awarded a second place for inside feature design for design of feature pages on Sam Adams, carbon trading, and PSU; and a third place for feature photo/photo illustration for the cover The Sky is Not Falling. The magazine placed third in the general excellence category.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
BY MONICA ENAND | GUEST CONTRIBUTOR
Nine tips for building habits among employees to respond when needed.
Monday, July 07, 2014
BY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER
Named after the 2010 experiment by Thomas Ryan, "Robin Sages" are fake social media profiles designed to encourage linking and divulging valuable information.
Monday, June 30, 2014
Oregon Business magazine won two silver awards for excellence in writing in the National American Society of Business Publication Editors Western region competition.
Thursday, June 12, 2014
BY ANDREA DURBIN | OB GUEST BLOGGER
Last week, the Obama administration took an important and welcomed step in the effort to protect the health and well-being of all Oregonians by limiting carbon pollution from existing power plants.
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
BY HANNAH WALLACE | OB BLOGGER
Demand for organic food continues to soar: Last year, sales of organic food rose to $32.3 billion — up 10% from 2012. In Oregon, organic produce wholesaler Organically Grown Co. has been championing organic growing methods for four decades.
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
BY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR
The New Yorker recently published a sharply worded critique of “disruptive innovation,” one of the most widely cited theories in the business world today. The article raises questions about the descriptive value of disruption and innovation — whether the terms are mere buzzwords or actually explain today's extraordinarily complex and fast changing business environment.
Update: We caught up with Portland's Thomas Thurston, who shared his data driven take on the disruption controversy.
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
BY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR
Scott Kveton, the CEO of Urban Airship is taking a leave of absence from the company. As the story continues to unfold, here’s our perspective on a few of the key players.
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How George Fox has become one of Oregon's largest private universities.
Forest Grove sees growth in the burgeoning food and beverage scene.
Lane Powell Shareholder Susan K. Eggum has been elected as vice chair of programs and projects for the International Association of Defense Counsel’s (IADC’s) Employment Law Committee.
Geffen Mesher is saddened to announce the passing of long-time shareholder, Tom “Mike” Anderson, who died on July 10, 2014, from liver disease diagnosed after recent heart surgery. He was 55 years old.
Fifteen Lane Powell attorneys have been named 2014 “Oregon Super Lawyers,” and another five attorneys have been named as “Oregon Rising Stars” by Super Lawyers magazine.