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.”
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.
Arkansas fans didn’t seem the least bit stunned earlier this week to read Rick Reilly’s prediction that the Razorbacks would win this year’s BCS national title. Excited? Yes. Surprised? Not so much. Instead, they were more puzzled by something else Reilly wrote in his pro-Arkansas pick.