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Newspaper Corrections In a Time of Contraction

Newspaper Corrections In a Time of Contraction

We've all seen funny and infuriating mistakes in the paper, but this month Pine Bluff Commercial Managing Editor John Worthen used one to open a dialogue with readers.
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Still Not for Sale This article is available only in print.

Talk about a sale of the Little Rock daily, or maybe other Wehco Media Inc. properties or perhaps the whole chain, have been circulating. But Publisher Walter Hussman Jr., Wehco's board chairman, shot them down last week.
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Broadcasters Association Leader Doug Krile to Retire

The Arkansas Broadcasters Association says Executive Director Doug Krile will retire this summer.
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DRA Plans To Spend $460K Through New Arts Initiative

The Delta Regional Authority on Wednesday announced its new Delta Creative Placemaking Initiative and intention to contribute nearly $460,000 to stimulate economic and community development efforts in local communities through the region's arts and culture sectors. read more >

Hot Springs' Waters Hotel Joins Ascend Collection

The Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International Inc. on Tuesday announced that The Waters at Hot Springs National Park would join the group of unique, boutique and historic independent hotels and resorts. read more >

Stephens Inc. Launches Film Series On Heroes of Capitalism

Stephens Inc. announced Monday that it has launched a multimedia series called “This Is Capitalism,” featuring short films on some of the heroes of capitalism in the United States, including Warren Stephens' father, Jackson T. Stephens. read more >

Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame Inducts 10 for 2017 Class

The Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame on Friday announced ten inductees to its third class, which includes three posthumous honorees and one organization. read more >

Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield Tops Big Private Companies List

Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Little Rock, with revenue doubling in the past five years to nearly $2.5 billion, has taken the top spot on Arkansas Business' annual list of the state's largest private companies. read more >

Watkins Printing Facility Sells for Nearly $5.5 Million This article is available only in print.

The Watkins Co., led by Richard Watkins, sold its namesake 162,970-SF printing facility at 11501 Otter Creek South Road for nearly $5.5 million. read more >

From the Mailbox (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

I've dealt with my share of angry readers over the decades. But most of my interaction with readers these days is a pleasure because I enjoy learning how people's minds work. read more >

Harding Professor Honored in Las Vegas (Movers & Shakers)

Ginger Blackstone has received the 2017 Kenneth Harwood Outstanding Dissertation Award from the Broadcast Education Association at the annual convention in Las Vegas. read more >

Affiliations Shift Among Arkansas Stations Following Sinclair Deal

Sinclair Broadcast Group, which owns KATV in Little Rock, reached a deal a couple of weeks ago to acquire Tribune Media Co., owner of KFSM in Fort Smith, for close to $4 billion. read more >

Why Your Buyers Are Scared (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

If your prospective buyers are consistently putting off decisions that to you seem like slam-dunks, then it is time to take stock of what is happening in your buyers' minds. read more >

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