Media & Marketing Archive

Moyer Named New Publisher of Las Vegas Review-Journal

by Associated Press 3/26/2018 01:37 pm

Las Vegas Review-Journal Editor J. Keith Moyer has been named the newspaper's publisher.

Plan Now for a 'Black Sky Event' (David Maxwell Commentary)

by David Maxwell 3/26/2018 12:00 am

The causes that would trigger a black sky event take the response and restoration to a new level. In a longer electrical outage, the cascading effects magnify.

After Wait in the Wings, Michael Griffin Leads Fort Smith Regional

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/26/2018 12:00 am

Michael Griffin, director of the Fort Smith Regional Airport, says that the steady rise in passengers indicates the area's continued growth.

What's the North Metro? To Log Cabin Democrat, an Opportunity

by Kyle Massey 3/26/2018 12:00 am

The Log Cabin Democrat in Conway introduced the North Metro Business Journal this month, partnering with the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce to highlight real estate news, groundbreakings, construction and company innovations in the area around Conway.

Modern News of Harrisburg for Sale

by Kyle Massey 3/26/2018 12:00 am

The Modern News of Harrisburg, which has published weekly for 129 years in the Poinsett County seat, is in sales talks with an unidentified newspaper group.

94.9 Goes From Big to Hot

by Kyle Massey 3/26/2018 12:00 am

Radio station KHKN has updated its format in more ways than one, shifting from late 20th-century oldies to current hit music, rebranding itself as HOT 94.9, All the Hits.

If Your Mother Says ... (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 3/26/2018 12:00 am

Do you know who your source is and can you talk directly to that source?

Trial Set in Defamation Lawsuit Against Little Rock Firm

by Associated Press 3/23/2018 11:55 am

A trial has been set in the defamation case brought by a Minot hospital against a communications firm over one of the largest hepatitis C outbreaks in recent U.S. history.

Raycom Media Names Hatton Weeks GM at KAIT

by Lance Turner 3/23/2018 11:45 am

Raycom Media of Montgomery, Alabama, names Hatton Weeks vice president and general manager of KAIT-TV, Channel 8, in Jonesboro.

Can Zuckerberg's Media Blitz Take Pressure Off Facebook?

by Associated Press 3/22/2018 10:56 am

It's far from clear whether Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is winning over U.S. and European authorities, much less the broader public whose status updates provide Facebook with an endless stream of data it uses to sell targeted ads.

US Faces Off Against AT&T to Block Time Warner Merger

by Associated Press 3/22/2018 10:54 am

The Trump administration is facing off against AT&T to block the telephone giant from absorbing Time Warner, in a case that could shape how consumers get — and how much they pay for — streaming TV and movies.

Baltz Fired, Standridge Laid Off at CARTI

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/19/2018 12:00 am

Dr. Brad Baltz, an oncologist at CARTI, was fired last week.

John Kirk Writing Winthrop Rockefeller Biography

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/19/2018 12:00 am

John Kirk is writing the first full-length biography of Arkansas Gov. Winthrop Rockefeller.

Entertainment Spots Hit Stage in Northwest Arkansas

by Marty Cook 3/19/2018 12:00 am

JBGB and The Grove look to fill a niche in fast-growing northwest Arkansas.

One Day Last Week (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 3/19/2018 12:00 am

So many big news stories happening that not all could get the attention they deserved.

New RiverFest Bringing New Focus to Food

by Jan Cottingham 3/19/2018 12:00 am

Universal Fairs wants the festival's food to please eventgoers, but it also wants to benefit the vendors, whose applications for a spot at the event include their proposed menu and layout.

Mary Beth Ringgold Named to Arkansas Food Hall of Fame

by Jan Cottingham 3/19/2018 12:00 am

The members of the second class of the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame were announced earlier this month by the Department of Arkansas Heritage, which sponsors the program recognizing “Arkansas's legendary restaurants, proprietors and food-themed events.”

Oy Vey, Dan Kirkpatrick, That's a Good Career

by Kyle Massey 3/19/2018 12:00 am

Through 40 years in the Arkansas marketing world, Dan Kirkpatrick has worked toward a slogan based on results: “Advertising that's engineered to work.”

Bank of the Ozarks Wants Name Change: Bank OZK

by Lance Turner 3/15/2018 03:34 pm

Publicly traded Bank of the Ozarks of Little Rock said Thursday that it wants to change its name to Bank OZK "as part of a strategic rebranding." Shareholders must approve the change, which would take effect in July.

Scaring Up Visitors at Crescent Hotel

by Marty Cook 3/12/2018 12:00 am

Ghost tours rattle the cash register at the Crescent in Eureka Springs.