Funeral Today for Journalist Bob McCord

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 […]

The Onion Does It Again

The Onion, yesterday. A fake column by New York Post Editor Col Allan: And yet, there are still people—literally millions of them—who actually have to ask why we didn’t simply slow down and wait until the whole story came in so that we could run an accurate, fact-checked article that didn’t exaggerate the number of […]

Talking with John Boozman, Mark Pryor on Health Care Reform, the Economy & More

Over at the day job, we’re rolling out a series of interviews with Arkansas’ U.S. Senators, John Boozman and Mark Pryor, on issues ranging including health care reform, the economy and pure politics. The latest clips in the series — ones dealing with health care — rolled out today, in conjunction with Arkansas Business’ Health […]

Arkansas Week: The Lottery, the Economy, Obama and the State Supreme Court

I’m back on AETN’s “Arkansas Week” at 8 p.m. tonight. But you can watch the full episode right now right here. On the agenda: that surprising state Supreme Court ruling on high school teachers and sex with students, more intrigue at the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery, the futility of establishing an Obama campaign headquarters in Arkansas, […]