Arkansas Week: Dustin McDaniel on ExxonMobile in Mayflower & Medicaid

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.

THVideo: Jobs, Diversification, Manufacturing and the Wind Industry in Arkansas

I lent some comments to a quick hit on last night’s Today THV’s newscasts about how the wind industry is positioned in Arkansas. The hook? The U.S. Wind Industry’s Annual Market Report list Arkansas as one of the top states attracting major wind energy manufactures. … According to the Natural Resource Defense Council, Arkansas generates […]

Samsung Product Manager: TVs Are About Picture Quality

Samsung AV product manager Chris Moseley, talking to UK gadget review site Pocket-lint, about the possibility of an Apple television and what it might mean competitively: “TVs are ultimately about picture quality. Ultimately. How smart they are … great, but let’s face it that’s a secondary consideration. The ultimate is about picture quality and there […]

The State’s Budget, Economy, Redistricting and the GOP Race for President on ‘Arkansas Week’

I’m back on AETN’s “Arkansas Week,” which airs at 8 p.m. tonight, along with host Steve Barnes, KUAR-FM’s Malcolm Glover and Doug Thompson of the northwest Arkansas edition of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. On the docket: legislators angle to fill two holes in the state budget, the latest on Arkansas’ economy, a lawsuit over redistricting, Gov. […]

Jobs, the Budget, the Forestry Commission and the Presidential Race on ‘Arkansas Week’

It’s the first edition of AETN’s “Arkansas Week” of the year. Auld lang syne and whatnot! In this episode, Michael Hibblen of KUAR-FM, Dr. Hal Bass of Ouachita Baptist University, host Steve Barnes and myself discuss today’s better-than-expected December jobs report, this week’s better-than-expected Arkansas revenue report, the Arkansas Forestry Commission’s worse-than-expected financial situation and […]

On HBO GO and Cutting Cable

MG Siegler’s open letter to HBO: I’d gladly pay you upwards of $19.99 a month for direct access to HBO Go without a cable subscription. Netflix charges $7.99 a month for their streaming service right now, but thanks to your original programming, you’re worth a lot more. But Netflix original programming is coming soon, so […]