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Ernest Dumas on Roy Reed: ‘His Strength Was In Telling the Story’

Roy Reed, the former Arkansas Gazette reporter and New York Times correspondent who died last month at age 87, is remembered by Ernest Dumas, his heir as Arkansas’ senior reporter. read more >
Roy Reed
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Roy Reed, Mainstay of Arkansas Journalism, Dies at 87

Roy Reed, a Garland County native whose writings chronicled the civil rights movement for The New York Times and illuminated Arkansas history in well-crafted and often funny books about former Gov. Orval Faubus and the Arkansas Gazette, died Sunday in Fayetteville. read more >
Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

A Reporter Is Beaten; Arkansans Can Relate

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. read more >
Jim Morriss
Media & Marketing

Jim Morriss, Springdale’s Newsman for a Half-Century, Dies at 80

Jim Morriss, who as a jack-of-all-trades reporter and editor led the Springdale newspaper from the days of molten lead type to the age of computers and a 24-hour news cycle, died April 12 at age 80. read more >
Education / Media & Marketing

Arkansas Democrat’s ‘Improbable Life’ Subject of New Book

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. read more >