The Budget Showdown, Food Stamps, A Full Accounting at UA & More on ‘Arkansas Week’

After an unusually long hiatus, I’m pleased to be back on AETN’s “Arkansas Week” tonight along with host Steve Barnes and fellow panelists Steve Brawner and Doug Thompson. Tonight, we assess the continuing budget/debt ceiling/Obamacare standoff in Washington D.C., the latest Mark Pryor/Tom Cotton skirmish, what’s next in the University of Arkansas Advancement Division deficit […]

What Acxiom Knows About Me

Me today, over at the day job, assessing data miner Acxiom Corp.’s AboutTheData.com, a website designed to allow people to see what information the company has collected about them: Best I can tell, Acxiom has a fairly good picture of me except for two key things: my birthdate and my family situation. For some reason, […]

Allbritton Sells KATV, Other Affiliates to Sinclair Broadcasting Group

My piece on ArkansasBusiness.com today: Allbritton Communications of Arlington, Va., which owns KATV-TV, Channel 7, in Little Rock and other ABC affiliates, said Monday that it is selling those television stations to Sinclair Broadcast Group of Hunt Valley, Md., the country’s largest television station owner. According to Politico, which is also owned by Allbritton, the deal is […]