Tagged: Stephens Media

Decimated Newsrooms Spawn Guilt, Depression

Decimated Newsrooms Spawn Guilt, Depression

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Last month in The Nation, Dale Maharidge wrote a harrowing account of what the journalism world already knew: Today’s daily newspaper industry is bleak, rife with depressed layoff victims, decimated newsrooms and survivors facing a scary future and a mountain of work to fill the void. read more >

Stephens Interest in Newspapers Waning

Stephens Interest in Newspapers Waning

Stephens Media, the newspaper chain jointly owned by Warren Stephens and his cousins, Witt Stephens Jr. and Elizabeth Stephens Campbell, has been downsizing since a new CEO arrived last December. And last month, the Florida-based newspaper chain that Warren Stephens helped start in 2010 was sold in a $280 million deal that will close early next year. read more >

Arkansas Freelance Writers Find Footing on National Press Scene

Arkansas Freelance Writers Find Footing on National Press Scene

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Interviews with five successful freelance writers in central Arkansas reveal a shared attitude toward their careers: Luck, they say, has been their friend. But scratch deeper and what several of them call luck is really the good fortune of the smart, the accurate, the prepared, the disciplined, the willing and — most important — the reliable. read more >