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10 Years After the War: Is the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Really ‘The Best of Both'?

by Lance Turner 3/31/2014 12:00 am

On Oct. 19, 1991, the newly christened Arkansas Democrat-Gazette landed on doorsteps and in the newspaper boxes of the state's new media landscape. Having whipped its nemesis, the Democrat-Gazette pushed ahead, working to take in advertising dollars left homeless when the Gazette collapsed and selling the mantra, “The Best of Both.”

You're Not the Boss of Me (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 3/17/2014 12:00 am

It does seem to me that having leadership skills is one of those areas in which women still have to be better than men in order to be recognized, because men can still get away with demanding followership without immediately being written off as bossy.

Dear Walter Hussman (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 10/21/2013 12:00 am

I haven't always agreed with some editorial decisions at your Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, but I have always respected your business acumen and, even more, your dedication to providing our state with a vibrant news product. People whose only experience with out-of-state daily newspapers consists of The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times truly do not know how good we have it here in Arkansas.

Video: Cathy Frye, Rick McFarland Talk to CBS 'Early Show'

by Lance Turner 10/8/2013 08:25 am

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reporter Cathy Frye and photographer Rick McFarland talk to the CBS "Early Show" about their harrowing days lost in Big Bend Ranch state park in Texas. Includes video.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Reporter Cathy Frye Stable After Rescue From Texas Park

by Nomaan Merchant 10/7/2013 02:48 pm

As her husband went for help, Cathy Frye lay on the ground of a remote Texas state park, hiding from the sun under a small tree. She was alone for two days until someone on high ground spotted her.

Newspapers' Costs Shift To Consumers

by Luke Jones 9/16/2013 12:00 am

Print publications that traditionally relied on advertising for the bulk of their revenue have watched that money stream slowly dry up even as the demand for news — more often and in more formats — has grown. Newspapers are now asking, “Who will pay the cost of news if advertisers won't?”

Elizabeth Caldwell Takes Lead for UAMS Communications

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/24/2013 12:00 am

As the director of news and communications, Elizabeth Caldwell will direct UAMS' external communications, which entails overseeing news coverage, facilitating publicity about UAMS and working with the media. She will also help with strategic planning and executive communications.

Jennifer Pyron Leaves 'Soiree' for Arkansas Children's Hospital Foundation

by Kate Knable 5/13/2013 12:00 am

Jennifer Cobb Pyron, editor of Arkansas Business Publishing Group's Little Rock Soiree magazine, has accepted a job as director of communications and strategic planning for the Arkansas Children's Hospital Foundation beginning June 3.

Melissa Tucker Out as Editor of Sync

by Kate Knable 4/15/2013 12:00 am

Melissa Tucker, who started as assistant editor of Sync when the weekly magazine launched in May 2007, was released from the paper on April 3. She had been editor since 2008.

Dillard's Pay To Stephens' Firms Up 16.7%

by Kate Knable 4/15/2013 12:00 am

Dillard's Inc. paid $4.1 million for advertising to media companies associated with Warren Stephens of Little Rock for its fiscal year that ended Feb. 2, an increase of 16.7 percent over the previous year.

Arkansas Freelance Writers Find Footing on National Press Scene

by Jan Cottingham 4/15/2013 12:00 am

Interviews with five successful freelance writers in central Arkansas reveal a shared attitude toward their careers: Luck, they say, has been their friend. But scratch deeper and what several of them call luck is really the good fortune of the smart, the accurate, the prepared, the disciplined, the willing and — most important — the reliable.

Too Much Information (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 2/11/2013 12:00 am

An Arkansas Democrat-Gazette story on former UCA president Allen Meadors appeared to be crafted specifically to humiliate and destroy the personal life of someone who had already been humiliated and destroyed professionally.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Seeks Business Editor

by Kate Knable 2/11/2013 12:00 am

Deputy Editor Frank Fellone last week said Roger Hedges, assistant managing editor for business, retired in early January after “several years” as business editor and about three decades of working for the statewide daily newspaper.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Briefly Breaks Policy with Suicide Story

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/21/2013 12:00 am

Despite a policy of not reporting on suicides, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette ran a story online about a teenager who killed himself.

Eliza Gaines of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Talks Future of Publishing

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2012 12:00 am

Eliza Gaines, 25, is the daughter of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette's publisher and owner, Walter Hussman Jr.

Bylined Stephens Story in Democrat-Gazette a ‘Courtesy'

by Kate Knable 12/17/2012 12:00 am

Readers of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette may have wondered why a story that competitor Stephens Media of Las Vegas had written about its own work was published in the Nov. 27 issue of the statewide daily newspaper.

On G. David Gearhart, Transparency and That $4 Million Budget Shortfall

by Lance Turner 12/15/2012 01:27 pm

University of Arkansas Chancellor G. David Gearhart writes the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette to express disappointment in the paper's editorials about the budget shortfall in the UA's Advancement Office.

Democrat-Gazette Writers Post Conflicting Tweets On Razorback Coaching Search

by Chris Bahn 12/4/2012 01:22 pm

Coaching searches are one of the more challenging stories for sports journalists to cover. It can be a complicated and messy process trying to filter through what's real and what isn't. Credible information can be hard to come by, and sources often have agendas behind what they are willing to reveal. Which is how you wind up with this from the search for an Arkansas football coach:

More Employee Changes at Democrat-Gazette

by Kate Knable 11/26/2012 12:00 am

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette last week named Bobby Ampezzan the new editor of its High Profile section.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Personnel Change Jobs

by Kate Knable 11/12/2012 12:00 am

The recently emptied job of Bill Simmons, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette political editor of 16 years who died Oct. 29, has been filled by Frank Lockwood.