Tag: KATU

The long and the short of it: Nedspace hosts tallest founder in tiniest office

Something there is about Portland that loves its tiny spaces. Tiny houses. Tiny food carts. Tiny cluttered coffeeshops and boutiques. And so it should come as no surprise that local coworking space Nedspace has a tiny space of it’s own. But what might be surprising is who inhabits it. Read More

The startup revolution will be televised: KATU launches Stumptown Startups to cover Portland startup scene

Sometimes, wishes do come true. Case in point: I’m always lamenting the fact that there aren’t more resources dedicated to covering all of the awesome startups here in Portland. With a wealth of activity, there should be more outlets covering it. And now that wish has been fulfilled. Another local news source has joined the ranks covering startups. Read More

memePDX 008: Simler, KATU goes hyperlocal, Crush It with @garyvee, Blazers get streamy, BlogWorld, and Food Carts Portland

This week we cover KATU launching hyperlocal Portland blogs, Portland vs. Seattle, Portland vs. San Francisco, Gary Vaynerchuk at Powell’s on the Crush It book tour, Portland Trail Blazers are talking about live streaming games, Dieselboi focusing on Food Carts Portland, BlogWorld, and Cami gives you a piece of her mind on the FTC while sporting a new Simler shirt.

How did it get to be Thursday already? Well, I guess we should crank out another episode of the old memePDX, hunh?

Okay. For you, we’ll do it. I mean, your wish is our command.

This week we cover KATU launching hyperlocal Portland blogs, Portland vs. Seattle, Portland vs. San Francisco, Gary Vaynerchuk at Powell’s on the Crush It book tour, Portland Trail Blazers are talking about live streaming games, Dieselboi focusing on Food Carts Portland, BlogWorld, and Cami gives you a piece of her mind on the FTC while sporting a new Simler shirt. Read More

KATU launches hyperlocal Portland blogs

You may remember that, in early September, we heard rumblings of Portland-based television station KATU getting into the hyperlocal blogging game. Now, as Oregon Media Central reports, the KATU community sites are live and accessible to the public.

And while this traditional media foray into typically grassroots reporting and blogging represents an “it’s about time” moment—and a move that validates what many local bloggers have been doing for years—it’s worth taking a look at what the KATU blogs are going to be covering. Read More

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