Tagged: Walter Hussman

Ashdown Paper Inactive; Democrat-Gazette Digital Numbers Up

Ashdown Paper Inactive; Democrat-Gazette Digital Numbers Up

Outtakes

As one Arkansas newspaper ended a 121-year publishing history last month in Ashdown, the dogged statewide daily — the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette — reported strong sales for its future-driven model: a digital replica newspaper on iPad and a printed Sunday paper. read more >

Hussman Values Chiseled In Stone at Chapel Hill

Hussman Values Chiseled In Stone at Chapel Hill

Outtakes

The core values Walter Hussman has been printing in Wehco’s 10 daily papers for two years will be chiseled in granite in Carroll Hall at the University of North Carolina, home of the Hussman School of Journalism & Media. read more >

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 >