Arguments in former Register-Guard entertainment reporter Serena Markstrom-Nugent’s case against the R-G began in court yesterday, Aug. 22. You can read the KLCC story and the R-G‘s own fairly neutral coverage on their websites.
Markstrom Nugent was fired not long after telling the daily paper she was pregnant. News stories about her dismissal while on pregnancy disability leave were picked up across the country from Editor & Publisher to Salon.com and more including a lot of tweets. You can read EW‘s coverage here. Markstrom Nugent announced her lawsuit in 2015.
Friends of Markstrom-Nugent have created a T-shirt to give her emotional support during the trial. It reads: I read what SHE WRITES (pregnant pause) Team Markstrom.