It's Friday! What You Need Is a Good Mixtape

After having read this Web site for months now and putting up with its sporadic updates and dubious content, you deserve something in return, don’t you? Of course you do! That’s what we’re giving away some free music. It’s our first contribution to a mixtape series some of the fine folks at Arkansas Business Publishing […]

Be Our Friend: Arkansas Business on Facebook

Arkansas Business is now on Facebook. So if you’d like to be a fan, search for “Arkansas Business” on Facebook or click or go directly to the Arkansas Business on Facebook page. We’ll be sharing news headlines and, soon, hosting discussions and seeking more interaction from readers. You can also find us on Twitter, @ArkBusiness. […]

DG: Morning News to Stop Some Newspaper Delivery

According to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, its northwest Arkansas competitor, The Morning News, is cutting back on home delivery of its newspaper in Carroll County, certain areas of Washington County and a county in Missouri. Subscribers who no longer receive the newspaper in those areas will be encouraged to have it sent through the mail or […]

Pew Study: Online Audience for News Grows

The biennial news consumption survey by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press came out yesterday. In short, bad news for newspapers, but good news for online news, with modest growth in the audience there: This year for the first time in roughly 15 years of asking the question, fewer than half […]

UPDATE: Hiring, Salary Freeze at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Update II: The Democrat-Gazette’s story on its salary freeze here. Update: Arkansas Business media reporter Mark Hengel talks to Arkansas Democrat-Gazette President Paul Smith about the salary freeze, the subscription increase and more. Smith says the newspaper industry will improve when the economy does. Also: Hengel talks to American Journalism Review writer John Morton, who […]