Tagged: Pine Bluff Commercial

Pulitzer Winner Paul Greenberg Dies at 84

Pulitzer Winner Paul Greenberg Dies at 84

Paul Greenberg, the former Arkansas Democrat-Gazette editorial page editor who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1969 for civil rights editorials that appeared in the Pine Bluff Commercial, dies at age 84. read more >

GateHouse Deal Leaves Wreckage in Its Wake

GateHouse Deal Leaves Wreckage in Its Wake

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After nearly four years fighting a battle of attrition as managing editor of the Pine Bluff Commercial, John Worthen is done with what he called “the madness” of leading a skeleton crew delivering news to Jefferson County. read more >

An Old Friend, the LCD, Joins Paxton News Chain

An Old Friend, the LCD, Joins Paxton News Chain

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The Log Cabin Democrat’s circulation has dwindled to 3,925 on weekdays and about 5,300 on Sundays, about half what it was in the mid-1980s, even as the town has grown to 65,000 people. The decline shocks nobody following the daily newspaper industry, which is dying in the internet age. read more >

In Print, Grim Numbers But Some Successes

In Print, Grim Numbers But Some Successes

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Numbers in the new Arkansas Media Directory from the Arkansas Press Association offer a wealth of detail on the state’s 82 weekly, nine semiweekly and 21 daily newspapers. But for fans of the inky publishing industry, they make for pretty grim reading. read more >