Walter E. Hussman Jr., publisher of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, will give the Central Arkansas Library System’s 2019 J.N. Heiskell Program, 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Ave., Little Rock.
Hussman’s talk, titled “Newspapers and Journalism: Past, Present and Future,” will focus on the newspaper industry, including the transition of the Democrat-Gazette to a Monday-Saturday digital-only format.
The talk is an annual event honoring the late J.N. Heiskell, who served as editor of the Arkansas Gazette for more than 70 years.
A pre-talk reception begins at 6 p.m. Admission is free; to make reservations, which the library system is requesting, visit .
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