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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.
Monday, July 14, 2014
BY VIVIAN MCINERNY | OB BLOGGER
Some people think Amazon’s winking eye logo is starting to look like a hoodwink.
Friday, May 30, 2014
BY DEBRA RINGOLD | OB GUEST CONTRIBUTOR
Since 1970 the performance of our public education system has steadily deteriorated.
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
BY JESSICA RIDGWAY | OB WEB EDITOR
Dress for Success Oregon promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and career development tools.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
The CEO of Axiom EPM, Peri Pierone, and the co-founder of McMenamins, Mike McMenamin, share their recent reads.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
BY JESSICA RIDGWAY
How the president of BlueVolt spends his free time.
Friday, June 27, 2014
BY JASON NORRIS | OB BLOGGER
Over the last several months we have seen a wave of cross-border acquisitions, primarily U.S.-based companies looking to purchase non-U.S.-based companies. There are a few reasons for this, but the main culprit is the U.S. corporate tax system. The United States has one of the highest corporate tax rates in the world.
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 fast changing business environment.
Update: We checked in with Portland's Thomas Thurston, who offers his data driven take on the disruption controversy.
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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.
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.
From its first-ever member forum, to upcoming Board elections, the Oregon-based, non-profit health organization is focused on letting members control their healthcare destiny.