We’re introducing changes to celebrate our first anniversary and encourage your financial support
June 9, 2010 – You can count on The Lund Report to deliver the most insightful news and commentary about Oregon’s healthcare industry. And, we never shy away from controversy.
We built The Lund Report on our passion to tell the truth, refusing to yield to corporate interests.
To celebrate our first anniversary, we’ve made a few changes:
We’ve embarked on a joint partnership with Nozzl Media
to deliver unprecedented statewide industry news in real time. Check out the left hand side of the screen for industry press releases, news items, regulatory announcements and more from close to 200 sources.
· Now everyone can post comments about our articles – not just subscribers.
· We’ve adjusted the look and feel of our website to make it easier to read our stories, and
The need for useful, accurate information is greater than ever. You can rely on us for quality journalism. There’s nothing else like us in the community. We’ve poured our hearts into bringing you stories you won’t find elsewhere such as the profitability of Oregon’s health insurers and the growing access problems.
Your continued support is vital to our success. We spend our dollars wisely on web technology and to hire professional freelancers rather than maintaining a paid staff or an office. As editor, I refuse to accept a salary or other compensation
The Lund Report
P.O. Box 82509
Portland, OR 97282
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If you’d like us to pursue a specific research project or give us a grant that could be matched with contributions from others, let us know. We’re also willing to publish your name as a donor on our web site.
This year, The Lund Report earned six awards including best on-line coverage
at the Society of Professional Journalists’ Best Work of 2009 Awards. You can learn more about our awards by clicking here
. I was honored for breaking a story about Regence losing a major contract with the Public Employees Benefits Board. The story appeared first at The Lund Report and was later followed by mainstream media.
Our associate editor, David Rosenfeld, earned second place for comprehensive coverage into health insurance rate regulation. His stories about the fight against individual rate hikes by Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon became a reference point for Oregon legislators in the fight to control insurance premiums.
Meanwhile, stay tuned for more changes in the coming months – all of which are made possible by your generous support.
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