Your “Arkansas Business/THV 11 News Week in Review” looks back on Hewlett-Packard, a promotion for Davy Carter, a trial date for Martha Shoffner and tough times for Wal-Mart in D.C.
At 8 p.m. on your local AETN station, I guest-host “Arkansas Week” with a top-notch panel of Arkansas journalists: independent reporters Steve Brawner and Ernie Dumas and KUAR-FM, 89, News Director Michael Hibblen. On the docket tonight: a farm bill with an uncertain future approved in the House, new info on what might have caused […]
With Steve Barnes out, they let me host another edition of AETN‘s “Arkansas Week,” which you check out at 8 p.m. tonight or later this afternoon at this link. Once again, a big thanks to Steve and the “Arkansas Week” crew for allowing me to fill in. And thanks today’s panelists — Michael Hibblen, Hoyt […]
KATV: Long-Time General Manager Dale Nicholson Has Died: Dale Nicholson, who presided over one of Arkansas’ most influential television stations for 25 years as general manager, died at his Little Rock home on Saturday. He was 74. Little Rock ABC affiliate KATV-TV, Channel 7, where Nicholson spent nearly all of his professional career, announced Nicholson’s […]
In this week’s edition of AETN’s “Arkansas Week,” me, KUAR-FM, 89.1′s Michael Hibblen and Nathan Vandiver and host Steve Barnes take a look a rapidly heating U.S. Senate race, the state of the state’s economy, another milestone in the Medicaid expansion and more. Plus: Steve has a conversation with Shane Broadway, interim director of the […]
The funeral for journalist Robert McCord is set for today. Arkansas Business has details here, which includes an account of McCord’s work to establish the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act, which, despite the state Legislature’s best efforts, remains among the strongest in the country. Above is how I first met McCord, on Little Rock CBS […]
On this week’s edition of AETN‘s “Arkansas Week,” Steve Barnes talks to Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel about ExxonMobil and the Mayflower oil spill. Plus, me, KUAR’s Michael Hibblen and the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette’s Doug Thompson discuss the Medicaid non-expansion expansion and gubernatorial/congressional politics. You can watch the whole show right here.
For what it’s worth, a THV 11 News employee notes on Facebook that this is the new graphics package the Gannett Co.-owned CBS affiliate will be switching to soon. As a nerdy kid growing up, I used to love it when the local TV folks debuted new sets, logos and graphics. This package definitely seems […]
Brightcove chairman and CEO, writing again for AllThingsD on what he expects out of the mythical Apple TV. No. 1? The best way to consume broadcast TV and any online video. A seamless touch- and TV-based interface makes it simple to consume your existing cable and broadcast content, including video-on-demand (VOD) libraries and DVR features. Via […]
Watch Arkansas Week August 31, 2012 on PBS. See more from Arkansas Week. Last Friday’s edition of AETN’s “Arkansas Week” is available to stream now, if you’d like to relive Nathan Vandiver, Hoyt Purvis, Steve Barnes and me puzzling over Clint Eastwood’s RNC floor show. Also: Rick Crawford stays home, UAMS and St. Vincent consider […]