» Departing Oregonian reporter: ‘If you write a story to win an award, you won’t get one’ JIMROMENESKO.COM


Two-time Pulitzer winner Richard Read wrote this farewell note to Oregonian colleagues after taking the paper’s buyout and leaving the paper on Dec. 31. “Hopefully other reporters can get a little bit of his wisdom,” writes the Oregonian staffer who forwarded Read’s email.