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[7 Jan 2012 | One Comment | 5,678 views]
Wired for expansion

At a time when stories about the decline of traditional media are common, an online publication is expanding after operating for a little over three years.
That publication, For Smith-based The City Wire, was originally established by Tom Kirkham as a social networking site of sorts where area residents could post opinions, mingle and discuss events of the day. The direction of the site changed when Michael Tilley, business editor for both the Southwest Times Record in Fort Smith and the Morning News of Northwest Arkansas, was laid off by Stephens …

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[23 Jan 2011 | One Comment | 2,147 views]
Big Thermos Media — for all your advertising needs

For the past couple of months, First Arkansas News has been working on a plan with an advertising representative and we’re just about ready to put that plan in motion.
Plan? Yes, a plan. The concept here is pretty simple — Big Thermos Media has been formed as a company that represents a few local Internet and print publications for the purpose of securing advertising. We’ll mention who, exactly, those other publications are once the agreements are signed and everything is good and official. Furthermore, we at First Arkansas News will …

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[31 Oct 2010 | 2 Comments | 1,860 views]
‘First Arkansas News’ needs an ad rep

Things have been going well here at First Arkansas News since the site launched back in April.
We’ve got some great reporters submitting articles and now average around 3,500 unique hits per week. Furthermore, there are more than a few regulars who stop in to read articles regularly and the growth in the number of people subscribing to the site through email and the RSS feed has been impressive when one considers the site is less than a year old.
The only area that has been disappointing has to do with ads. …

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[14 May 2010 | One Comment | 1,328 views]
Freepress.net and the future of media

The members of Free Press and one of that organization’s projects, Save the News, have asked the same question that a lot of us have – what is in store for journalism’s future?
Josh Stearns, program manager for Free Press and Save the News, said he’s not sure what the answer to that question is. However, he said his group wants to be involved in helping determine what media will look like in the future.
Free Press, Stearns said, was born in 2002 and 2003 when the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) was …