Tagged: john robert starr

Arkansas Democrat's 'Improbable Life' Subject of New Book

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/1/2016 12:00 am

Veterans of the Great Arkansas Newspaper War of 1979-1991 — those still living — will be particularly interested in the following item: “The Improbable Life of the Arkansas Democrat: An Oral History” is now available to order.

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.”

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.