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P. Allen Smith Budget Battle Reveals State's Digital Divide

P. Allen Smith Budget Battle Reveals State's Digital Divide

Whispers

If you needed a handy metric to illustrate how far newspapers have sunk in the new media world, ponder this: Of the nearly $7 million a year Arkansas spends on media marketing to promote state tourism, only one one-thousandth — about $7,000 — goes to newspapers. read more >

Should Arkansas Quadruple P. Allen Smith’s Pay?

Should Arkansas Quadruple P. Allen Smith’s Pay?

Outtakes

Before calculating whether Arkansas gardening and lifestyle celebrity P. Allen Smith is worth $845,000 a year to the state for promotion, consider this: State tourism and marketing officials say they have better ways to spend the $200,000 a year Smith has been getting. read more >

Katherine Vasilos, CJRW (40 Under 40)

Katherine Vasilos, CJRW (40 Under 40)

Katherine Vasilos grew up in Hot Springs and earned a degree in public relations from the University of Central Arkansas in 2009. “It was a scary time. The economic downturn had everyone worried ... but I was lucky enough to find a path that worked for me,” she sai read more >

CJRW Names 4 Women to Board

CJRW Names 4 Women to Board

CJRW, the large Little Rock marketing agency, transformed the gender makeup of its board of directors recently by naming four women to the group, according to Darin Gray, the firm’s chairman and CEO. read more >

Gary Heathcott Files $1.3M Lawsuit Against CJRW

Gary Heathcott Files $1.3M Lawsuit Against CJRW

Legal

Advertising executive Gary Heathcott files a breach-of-contract lawsuit against his former associates at CJRW, the firm that ejected him from his offices and his accounts last fall over allegations of abrasive behavior and sexist remarks. read more >