Tagged: Arkansas Educational Television Network

AETN Foundation Lawyers Up

AETN Foundation Lawyers Up

WhispersLegal

Lawyers are talking and meetings are set in the power struggle between the Arkansas Educational Telecommunications Network and its nonprofit fundraising arm, the AETN Foundation. read more >

Ousted Mona Dixon Floats Deal to AETN

Ousted Mona Dixon Floats Deal to AETN

WhispersLegal

Details are emerging about a settlement offer floated by Mona Dixon, the longtime AETN Foundation COO who was dismissed by AETN Executive Director Courtney Pledger in February. read more >

AETN Standoff Still on Standby

AETN Standoff Still on Standby

WhispersLegal

A crucial deadline in the Arkansas Educational Telecommunications Network’s standoff with its nonprofit fundraising foundation came and went this month with no resolution. read more >

AETN Commission Demands Allegiance to Pledger

AETN Commission Demands Allegiance to Pledger

Whispers

The Arkansas Educational Television Network Commission has issued an ultimatum to its nonprofit counterpart, the fundraising AETN Foundation: Get on board with Executive Director Courtney Pledger or else. read more >

Pledger Actions Drive AETN Employees to Complain

Pledger Actions Drive AETN Employees to Complain

Whispers

Bad blood at the Arkansas Educational Television Network is spilling further into public, with employees accusing Executive Director Courtney Pledger of forcing early retirements, retaliating against subordinates who question her and holding employees in “open contempt.” read more >

UCA Cyber Range to Produce Needed Talent

UCA Cyber Range to Produce Needed Talent

LegalTechnology & Telecom

The new cyber range at the University of Central Arkansas will complement the school’s new bachelor’s degree program and deliver to a fast-growing job field the talent it desperately needs to combat cybercrime. read more >

Health Care on Sidelines in Arkansas 2nd District Debate

Health Care on Sidelines in Arkansas 2nd District Debate

Health CareLegalRestaurants & Food

Attempts to scrap the federal health care law have been the focus of Democrats' efforts to flip a congressional seat in solidly red Arkansas, but the issue was sidelined in the only debate between Rep. French Hill and challenger Clarke Tucker. read more >

Recalling the Infancy of Public Radio in Arkansas

Recalling the Infancy of Public Radio in Arkansas

Outtakes

A recent panel of broadcasters noted several milestones, including the 50th anniversary of legislation funding the CPB, the 50th year of AETN and the 60th anniversary of KASU, the state’s oldest public media outlet. read more >

Fighting Cybercrime (Editorial)

Fighting Cybercrime (Editorial)

OpinionTechnology & Telecom

Arkansas’ effort to develop cybercrime fighters is good not just for the students who will benefit from jobs in the field, but for everyone. read more >