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Flashbacks of Arkansas Business' First 30 Years (Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 3/31/2014 12:00 am

To celebrate Arkansas Business’ 30th anniversary, the staff decided to pull out and reprint some of the stories that we felt were the most important, the most interesting and the most fun. Arkansas Business is still reporting on the state economic scene with business executives as its readership, sticking to its mission of providing the revealing, memorable and important business news available in Arkansas.

An Open Letter to Rick Bagley, News Director, KFSM Channel 5, Fayetteville

by Gwen Moritz 3/25/2014 1:24 pm

Arkansas Business Editor Gwen Moritz objects to conflict of interest, unfair comparison in KFSM's story about the choice to lead the University of Arkansas Center for Ethics in Journalism.

The Haves & Have-Nots (Feedback)

by Randy Oates 2/10/2014 12:00 am

It is most disappointing, as the middle class declines and the gap between the “haves” and “have-nots” widens, that there are still elected officials who believe “it is not the government’s role to provide for able-bodied people.”

Too Small To Let Fail (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 9/16/2013 12:00 am

In some ways the past five years have flown by, especially when I look at my suddenly grown kids. But economically speaking, the past five years have been very long and slow, and I can only imagine the misery of the millions who found themselves among the long-term unemployed or who lost their homes or who have been stuck with overpriced houses that they never should have bought in the first place.

Arkansas Times: Sources Say Martha Shoffner Source Is Steele Stephens

by Lance Turner 5/21/2013 10:27 am

Last night on THV 11 News, Arkansas Business editor Gwen Moritz told our news partner that "confidential human source 1" in the criminal complaint against Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner could really only be one person, broker Steele Stephens.

The Never-Ending Pursuit of Happiness (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 2/4/2013 12:00 am

The dream of an ideal community is as fundamental to human longing as perfectly balanced meals and six-pack abs — but even less attainable because, well, there are all those other people involved.

A 4 on the Moritz Scale (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 11/19/2012 12:00 am

The Moritz Scale, as you can see, ranks faux pas by political figures on a scale of 1 (behavior that “just looks bad”) to 5 (criminally bad behavior). It is applicable to political scandals that don’t involve sex — Ernie Passailaigue, former director of the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery, was twice measured on the Moritz Scale with nary a zipper problem — but sex certainly does seem to crop up regularly. And this installment’s subjects are currently involved in sex scandals.

It’s the Trend Line, Stupid (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 11/12/2012 12:00 am

The pattern in last week’s election was this: Patterns matter. And politicians who can recognize and exploit patterns win.