Tagged: Walter Hussman

Hussman Donates $25M to UNC Journalism School

Hussman Donates $25M to UNC Journalism School

Outtakes

Walter Hussman Jr., publisher of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and chairman of Wehco Media of Little Rock, startled the local media word by donating $25 million to the journalism school of his alma mater, the University of North Carolina. read more >

Will Fortune Favor the Future of News?

Will Fortune Favor the Future of News?

OuttakesTechnology & Telecom

Democrat-Gazette Publisher Walter Hussman has staked his paper’s future on readers taking the iPad path to daily news. That change in our reading habits have coincided with another sign of the apocalypse for daily papers, the $1.4 billion merger of America’s two largest newspaper chains, Gannett and GateHouse. read more >

Interview: Walter Hussman on the Future of Arkansas Newspapers

Interview: Walter Hussman on the Future of Arkansas Newspapers

Technology & Telecom

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Publisher Walter Hussman was interviewed May 21 in a 45-minute telephone conversation, three days after he had published a letter to subscribers laying out the Little Rock newspaper’s plan to cut print publication to Sundays only. read more >

Democrat-Gazette Says Ink Hasn't Run Dry

Democrat-Gazette Says Ink Hasn't Run Dry

WhispersTechnology & Telecom

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette has been steadily shrinking its print delivery zone and promoting digital subscriptions for a couple of years, but it isn’t ready to get rid of ink and paper just yet. read more >

Just My Luck (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Just My Luck (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionBanking & FinanceTechnology & TelecomEditor's Note

The vast majority of daily local newspapers are cash-starved — the first industry to starve to death when consumer demand for its product is at an all-time high. read more >

Changing 'Times' and Prolonging 'Life'

Changing 'Times' and Prolonging 'Life'

OuttakesTechnology & Telecom

Alan Leveritt, the founder and publisher of the Arkansas Times, is so pleased with his publication’s rebirth as a monthly that he fears he’s tempting providence. read more >

Digital Democrat-Gazette Heads South

Digital Democrat-Gazette Heads South

WhispersTechnology & Telecom

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette will end paper delivery in southeast Arkansas and offer its program that furnishes $800 iPads to readers willing to switch to a digital prescription. read more >

In Print, Grim Numbers But Some Successes

In Print, Grim Numbers But Some Successes

Outtakes

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 >