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 […]

Video: Johnny Allison and Wallace Fowler on Their $280 Million Bank Deal

My hastily thrown together segment on that $280 million Home BancShares/Liberty Bank of Arkansas deal, which originally debuted here. Since then, there have been two more big Arkansas banking deals — one by First Federal Bancshares of Arkansas of Harrison, and another involving Metropolitan National Bank of Little Rock. Yep, it’s the Summer of Bank […]