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After Editor Dan MacLeod is fired, Matt Dodge leaves the Phoenix

Confirming mounting suspicions that The Portland Phoenix is ultimately a rebranding effort for the Portland Daily Sun, Phoenix Staff Writer Matt Dodge announced that he would be leaving the paper. The news comes after it was revealed that the paper had fired Editor Daniel MacLeod. UPDATE: Another quick note: It appears that—according to her Facebook […]

Exit Interview: Nick Schroeder, former Managing Editor of DigPortland

I offered my take on the fall of DigPortland at the start of this week, and Seth Koening wrote this article about the drama. I was interested, though, in what DigPortland Managing Editor Nick Schroeder had to say about all of it. For the paper, Schroeder ran a feature entitled Exit Interview, where he interviewed […]

I guess I should probably comment on this Phoenix v. Dig legal spat

As my Bangor Daily News colleague Seth Koenig reported on Monday: Less than a month after Portland officially became a two-alternative-weekly city, those two alternative weeklies are engaged in a legal dispute. The new publisher of the Portland Phoenix has announced his newspaper will sue the nascent Dig Portland over what he calls breaches of contract by two […]

Please don’t vote for me in the Portland Phoenix “Best Of” poll

I was again nominated for Best Of… in the Twitter category this year. The other nominees included @nurse_abby, @missbumptious, @unnegatron (friend and former professor Jason Read) and @SoPoHomo. I am beyond flattered, largely because I am pretty much just straight up myself on Twitter and so when I am nominated it is basically like people […]