I cover state government for The @Oregonian. VP @SPJOregon. Email: gfriedman@oregonian.com.

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Gordon Friedman is a journalist based in Salem, Oregon where he covers state government for the Statesman Journal.

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@gordonrfriedman — 2,864 followers, 7,246 tweets

Sep 22, 2017

Oregon elections chief: "Russian government" tried to hack state elections network during 2016 general election campaign. #orpol @Oregonian

Sep 22, 2017

This runs counter to what Richardson told me Monday: That part of impetus for PPS audit is suit against parent & reporter. #orpol https://t.co/70pdpDzBd1

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first job was working as a writer for Ethos magazine, the student magazine at the University of Oregon.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! When I was 14-years-old I wrote a 'zine on a city library typewriter about the punk scene in Bellingham, WA.

How is social media changing news?

Social media is changing the news by making it easier to share and find stories, but there are many other ways as well.