Tagged: arkansas news bureau

Updated: Southwest Times Record Lays Off 37 In Printing Move

by Michelle Corbet 7/30/2014 11:30 am

The Southwest Times Record of Fort Smith says 37 employees will be laid off when its owner, Stephens Media, moves printing and mailroom operations for the daily paper and six weeklies to Springdale and Lowell.

Stephens Media Confirms Layoffs at Times Record

by Luke Jones 5/29/2014 5:34 pm

Fort Smith's Southwest Times Record is the latest Stephens Media-owned publication to experience layoffs due to budget cuts.

Roy Ockert Latest Journalist Off Stephens Media Payroll

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/24/2014 12:00 am

Ockert, editor emeritus of the Jonesboro Sun, said he is now self-syndicated, and has approached several Arkansas papers to have his content printed in their pages.

Columnists, Papers Adjust After Stephens Media's Arkansas News Bureau Shrinks

by Luke Jones 3/17/2014 12:00 am

The recent changes at Stephens Media’s Arkansas News Bureau are causing some ripple effects through the state’s news organizations. Many of Arkansas’ newspapers supplemented Associated Press content with Arkansas News Bureau content.

Stephens-Owned News Bureau Lays Off 5

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/28/2014 11:56 am

The Arkansas News Bureau has laid off five employees, leaving one full-time reporter in its North Little Rock office, bureau chief Dennis Byrd said.

State Auditor Confirms Criminal Investigation of Martha Shoffner

by Lance Turner 1/7/2013 12:00 pm

The Arkansas News Bureau has confirmed an Arkansas Business report Monday that says state Treasurer Martha Shoffner had been under criminal investigation for more than a year when, on Dec. 14, the Legislative Joint Auditing Committee voted to refer an audit of her office to state and federal authorities.