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Rex Nelson, Who's Done it All, Is Back as a Face of the D-G

by Kyle Massey 6/12/2017 12:00 am

Rex Nelson is "home again," doing what he likes best. "That's traveling around and writing about Arkansas," he says.

Breaking With the News: One Shooter, One Writer

by Kyle Massey 5/29/2017 12:00 am

Photographer Stephen B. Thornton has left the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette after 23 years while former Arkansas Times reporter Benjamin Hardy is taking a stab at freelancing.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Still Not for Sale

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/22/2017 12:00 am

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.

Newspaper Corrections In a Time of Contraction

by Kyle Massey 5/22/2017 12:00 am

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.

The Latest Chance for Pine Bluff (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 4/10/2017 12:00 am

Pine Bluff has never lacked for boosters, but there must be more than sentimental nostalgia for a once-great city to create real, sustainable growth.

Hussman Family Values, 'Without Fear or Favor'

by Kyle Massey 4/10/2017 12:00 am

Walter Hussman Jr.’s core doesn’t fall far from the tree.

Gatehouse Media May Follow Democrat-Gazette's Lead in Staff Cuts

by Kyle Massey 3/6/2017 12:00 am

The gloom in Arkansas’ daily newspapers only deepened last month as the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette cut the equivalent of 12 to 15 jobs while the parent company of GateHouse Media, which owns dailies in Pine Bluff, Fort Smith, Arkadelphia, Stuttgart and Hope, also signaled an appetite for more cuts.

The Trouble With Transparency (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 2/27/2017 12:00 am

Would it be OK if every taxpayer-funded construction bid was let based on fake bids? I’m pretty sure that even Jake Files knows the answer to that.

Democrat-Gazette Cuts Include Columnists Fellone and Haymes

by Kyle Massey 2/21/2017 3:32 pm

Two of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette's better-known columnists — Frank Fellone and Linda Haymes — were among the latest job cuts at the daily paper on Tuesday.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Dismisses 8 Employees

by Kyle Massey 1/10/2017 2:05 pm

Little Rock's daily newspaper eliminated the jobs in response to continuing declines in advertising revenue, according to Lynn Hamilton, the paper's president and general manager.

Get Ready for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 2017 Bridal Show

by Lydia McAllister 1/3/2017 10:33 am

Mark your calendars and get your tickets for the 2017 Bridal Show on January 15 at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.

Trump Triumph, Media Fail: The View From Arkansas

by Kyle Massey 11/21/2016 12:00 am

In Arkansas, journalists and media educators weigh in on a new media world following the election of Donald Trump as president.

Arkansas Cooperatives Apply Rural Electrification Model to Internet Access

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 10/17/2016 12:00 am

Ouachita Electric in Camden, North Arkansas Electric in Salem (Fulton County) and Ozarks Electric in Fayetteville plan to deliver internet via fiber optic cable to their members in the next few months.

A Question of UA Priorities (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 9/19/2016 12:00 am

Somewhere, somehow, higher education in this country veered off track. University advancement departments now seem to exist to raise money to fund more university advancement efforts.

In the Jury Box (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 9/5/2016 12:00 am

The American public is as woefully ignorant on the difference between criminal and civil law as it is on personal finance. Even those of us who aren’t attorneys need to understand the basics of the legal system just as those of us who aren’t financial professionals need to understand the basics of home economics.

It Takes a Village II (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 8/29/2016 12:00 am

This week we praise the joint effort — even if neither coordinated nor fully intentional — of local media outlets to shed light on a puzzling situation involving the award of a $159 million state contract to an Indiana company.

The Final Days at the Gazette: Anger, Fear And Frustration

by Kane Webb, Tim Taylor and Rex Nelson 8/29/2016 12:00 am

The Arkansas Gazette, an institution Arkansans took for granted for more than a century, would close.

Hussman Won With Mix of Shrewd Moves, Gazette Stumbles

by Kyle Massey 8/29/2016 12:00 am

It was a strange moment for two papers that had coexisted peacefully for most of a century.

25 Years After the Arkansas Gazette's Closing, Veterans Consider Consequences

by Kyle Massey 8/29/2016 12:00 am

The last shot between the Arkansas Gazette and the Arkansas Democrat was fired nearly 25 years ago when the Gazette, the oldest business in the state, was shut down after 172 years and its assets were sold to its rival.

Democrat-Gazette's Frank Fellone Ready for A Different Route

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/8/2016 12:00 am

After about 20 years as deputy editor, Frank Fellone is back out in the newsroom as a reporter, working basically half-time. Fellone, who will continue writing the popular weekly traffic and highways column that gave him the title Mahatma, had been a boss at the paper since becoming state editor in 1980.

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