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, 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 […]
What a night. After the evening tracking the polls for Arkansas Business and Today’s THV, here’s my quick wrap-up of last night’s results in Arkansas and beyond.
Need to catch up on your Arkansas Business news? You can watch our new Week in Review segments on “Today’s THV This Morning Saturday” during the 7:30 a.m. half-hour. It’s a quick recap of the week in business news, plus a look ahead.
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 […]
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 […]
Watch Arkansas Week August 3, 2012 on PBS. See more from Arkansas Week. On this week’s “Arkansas Week,” we talk taxes, jobs and this terrible, expensive drought. Hoyt Purvis and Michael Hibblen also weigh on.
I can’t thank Steve Barnes and the “Arkansas Week” crew enough for asking me to guest-host this week’s show, which you can catch at 8 p.m. tonight on your local AETN station. (If you just can’t wait, you can watch it now right here.) On this week’s episode, we talk about the remaining ballot proposals […]
Above, my Monday hit on Today’s THV at 6, talking about Luke Jones’ Arkansas Business cover story this week on Murphy Oil Corp. of El Dorado. The oil company, whose CEO David Wood resigned last month, is in the middle of trying to sell it’s last remaining refinery and focusing more heavily on its retail […]
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, […]