Tagged: arkansas democrat-gazette

Rachel Chaney to Leave Democrat-Gazette's High Profile

by Kate Knable 11/5/2012 12:00 am

Rachel Chaney is leaving her job as High Profile editor for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

Bill Simmons, Democrat-Gazette Political Editor, Ex-AP Bureau Chief, Dies at 71

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 10/29/2012 09:12 pm

Bill Simmons, a former Associated Press bureau chief who covered Arkansas politics for nearly a half-century, including the Whitewater and Paula Jones scandals that dogged Bill Clinton's presidency, has died.

Joel Gambill Researches for John Robert Starr Book

by Kate Knable 9/17/2012 12:00 am

A former Arkansas State University professor, Joel Gambill, is daily sorting through nearly 2,000 records belonging to the late journalist John Robert Starr. Gambill plans to write a biography of the fiery editor and columnist.

Arkansas Business Hall of Fame 2012: Walter E. Hussman Jr.

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/30/2012 12:00 am

Hussman took over as publisher of the Arkansas Democrat when it was about 100 years old and he was just 27. The Democrat was losing money – and market share to the rival Arkansas Gazette – each year. And it wasn't just market share. At that point, the Democrat trailed the Gazette in just about everything. But it had a secret weapon. A new publisher. Who didn't lose.