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Garrick Feldman, publisher of The Leader, says his newspaper will focus on North Little Rock more often.
Business Services / Government & Politics / Small Business

Garrick Feldman Knows Story of Survival, Not Just in Publishing

The publisher of Jacksonville newspaper The Leader talks about his plans for expansion, his reaction to Trump tariffs and briefly about the family saga that got him to where he is today. read more >
Robbie Neiswanger
Public Companies / Retail

Democrat’s Walmart Reporter Joins WalmartLock Icon

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is seeking a new Walmart writer since its latest reporter is going to work for Walmart Inc. read more >
Media & Marketing

Last Reporter, John Lyon, Is Laid Off at Arkansas News Bureau

The last reporter standing at the Arkansas News Bureau, John Lyon, was laid off Friday when GateHouse Media effectively closed the operation, which was based in North Little Rock. read more >
Mardi Taylor, executive editor of the Southwest Times Record
Media & Marketing

Mardi Taylor Back at Southwest Times Record, As the Woman in Charge

Taylor replaced her former boss Judi Hansen as executive editor after Hansen accepted a buyout offer. read more >
Media & Marketing

Why the Las Vegas Newspaper Scandal Matters to Arkansas and America (Gwen Moritz Editor’s Note)

Rich guys — Stephens, Walton, Bezos, Buffett — have bought and sold newspapers since memory of man runneth not to the contrary, but they don't do it anonymously. There can be no honorable reason for a newspaper's owner to be a mystery. read more >
Warren Stephens
Investments / Media & Marketing / Public Companies / Retail

Warren Stephens Media Properties Rake Millions of Advertising Dollars from Dillard’s

Dillard’s Inc. of Little Rock spent more than $2.35 million on advertising with properties associated with Warren Stephens in fiscal 2014, down from $3.91 million the year before. read more >
Media & Marketing

Northwest Arkansas Newspapers LLC Consolidates Papers, Cuts 15 Jobs

Northwest Arkansas Newspapers LLC said Monday that it is consolidating its northwest Arkansas daily newspapers, cutting 15 positions and closing offices in two cities. read more >
Media & Marketing

Stephens Media Sells Off Newspapers in Washington, Hawaii

In case you missed it, Stephens Media LLC, which is owned by Little Rock's Stephens family but headquartered in Las Vegas, has sold some of its newspapers in Washington state and Hawaii. read more >
Investments / Media & Marketing / Public Companies / Retail

Dillard’s 2013 Ad Buys from Stephens Media Companies Slip in Arkansas

In 2013, Dillard’s Inc. of Little Rock spent $3.91 million for advertising to media companies associated with Little Rock investor Warren Stephens. read more >
Roy Ockert
Media & Marketing

Roy Ockert Latest Journalist Off Stephens Media Payroll

Ockert, editor emeritus of the Jonesboro Sun, said he is now self-syndicated, and has approached several Arkansas papers to have his content printed in their pages. read more >
Media & Marketing

Stephens-Owned News Bureau Lays Off 5

The Arkansas News Bureau has laid off five employees, leaving one full-time reporter in its North Little Rock office, bureau chief Dennis Byrd said. read more >
Ed Moss
Media & Marketing

Stephens Media Rolls With Ed Moss as New CEO

Stephens Media LLC of Las Vegas recently announced it had named Ed Moss as CEO, replacing Michael Ferguson, who stepped down effective immediately. read more >
Legal / Media & Marketing

Judge Won’t Stop Stephens Media’s Las Vegas Sun Buyout Bid

The corporate owners of the Las Vegas Review-Journal cleared one hurdle Friday in a bid to buy out the family publishers of their cross-town rival and end a joint operating agreement with the Las Vegas Sun. read more >
Media & Marketing

The New York Times Goes Inside the Stephens Media Battle in Las Vegas

Today, the New York Times takes a closer look at a skirmish involving Stephens Media and the newspapers it controls in Las Vegas. At the heart of the matter is a family dispute over the future of the Las Vegas Sun. read more >
Media & Marketing

In Las Vegas, Stephens Media Newspaper In Fight Over Joint Operation

The publisher-editor of the Las Vegas Sun has accused the company that owns the Las Vegas Review-Journal of trying to kill the cross-town rivalry with a bid to buy out his newspaper and Internet interests. read more >
Legal / Media & Marketing

Stephens Media’s Righthaven Ruled Wrong in U.S. Circuit Court

Righthaven LLC of Las Vegas, which once was a pit bull for enforcing copyrights for Stephens Media LLC of Las Vegas, recently lost an appeal at the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. read more >
Media & Marketing

Stephens Media Names Tom Stallbaumer Times Record Publisher

Stephens Media of Las Vegas says Tom Stallbaumer, publisher of the Morning News in Springdale from 1994 to 2010, will become publisher of the Times Record in Fort Smith on May 20. read more >
Warren Stephens
Investments / Media & Marketing / Retail

Dillard’s Pay To Stephens’ Firms Up 16.7%

Dillard’s Inc. paid $4.1 million for advertising to media companies associated with Warren Stephens of Little Rock for its fiscal year that ended Feb. 2, an increase of 16.7 percent over the previous year. read more >