Tagged: arkansas times

'Dear Little Rock' Does City A Disservice (Blake Rutherford Commentary)

by Blake Rutherford 11/8/2017 10:36 am

"What also confused me about 'Dear Little Rock' was that it professed to be an 'intervention.' Huh?"

A Reporter Is Beaten; Arkansans Can Relate

by Kyle Massey 6/5/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Democrat photographer Will Counts captured the beating of newspaper reporter L. Alex Wilson outside Central High School in 1957, and his images stunned viewers then and have embarrassed Arkansas for 60 years.

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 Nonprofit News Network Aiming for Impact

by Kyle Massey 2/13/2017 12:00 am

In an era when “fake news” is a rallying cry and the Trump administration is attacking the press as a “failing” opposition party, Lindsay Millar has launched the Arkansas Nonprofit News Network as a “nonpartisan news project dedicated to producing journalism that matters to Arkansans.”

Heather Baker Named Publisher of AY, Arkansas Money & Politics

by Kyle Massey 2/8/2017 11:33 am

Heather Baker, the former publisher of the auto-buying guide Drive Arkansas and several Arkansas Times publications, is the new publisher at Vowell Media in Little Rock, owned by Vicki Vowell.

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.

Journalists Say Farewell to Newsman Ed Gray

by Kyle Massey 7/11/2016 12:00 am

Ed Gray, a longtime Little Rock newspaperman who loved books, animals and proper use of the English language, died July 2 at age 69.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Media & Marketing

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

A media and marketing resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

Crowdfunding Slow For New Arkansas Times Publication

by Sean Beherec 7/27/2015 12:00 am

Just over a month after the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges legalized gay marriage across the country, the Arkansas Times is still working to raise money for its niche LGBT publication.

Arkansas Times Turns to Crowd For Funding Boost

by Sean Beherec 4/20/2015 12:00 am

The Arkansas Times plans to roll out a new publication focused on LGBT topics and boost its coverage on the rehoming of adopted children in the state through two crowdfunding campaigns.

Asa Hutchinson Seeks Review of Adoption Rules After Abuse Case

by Allen Reed, The Associated Press 3/6/2015 2:55 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson has instructed the state to review adoption procedures after a House member gave his adopted daughters to a man who admitted to abusing one of them. Hutchinson met with two legislators Thursday after they filed bills to criminalize "re-homing."

ArkTimes.com Paywall Delivers Just Enough

by 8/11/2014 12:00 am

As a blue voice in a red state, the Arkansas Times initially launched its online pay wall as a way for readers to cast their vote for the state’s most reliably liberal news organization.

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.”

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?”

Here Are Some People Unhappy With Allbritton's Sale to Sinclair

by Lance Turner 7/29/2013 5:24 pm

Some television station employees, media analysts and media critics are unhappy with Allbritton Communication's decision to sell its portfolio of ABC affiliates to Sinclair Broadcast Group.

Arkansas Times' Crowdfunded Partnership A Go in Mayflower

by Luke Jones 7/29/2013 12:00 am

Outtakes previously reported on the crowd funding collaboration between Little Rock’s Arkansas Times and Pulitzer-winning InsideClimate News of Brooklyn, by which the publications were seeking about $25,000 to fund a definitive report on the ExxonMobil spill in Mayflower. The project reached its goal, scoring $26,790, in less than a month.

Update: The Meter's Running at the Arkansas Times

by Lance Turner 7/25/2013 7:47 am

Starting Aug. 1, the Arkansas Times will begin selling digital memberships for access to parts of its website, including its popular Arkansas Blog.

Arkansas Times Turns to Crowdfunding for Mayflower Coverage

by Luke Jones 7/1/2013 12:00 am

Last week, the Arkansas Times announced it was collaborating with InsideClimate News of Brooklyn to deliver a definitive investigative report on the ExxonMobil oil spill in Mayflower.

We Can’t Tell What We Don’t Know (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 6/10/2013 12:00 am

There were many factors in why an announcement about a major expansion at Remington Arms' plant in Lonoke didn't come off with a bang.