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About the Forum

The Arkansas FORUM is a nonprofit organization of community activists with a wide range of issue areas and journalists working to communicate ideas to the public and stimulate policy debate by tapping into the power of the media.

Over the years, editors have come to recognize the Arkansas FORUM for well-written, well-researched, and thought-provoking commentary on topics including welfare reauthorization , early education and child care , death penalty , tax plans .

On average, media packets reach 300,000 households through print and 600,000 listeners and viewers through the broadcast media. Commentary from the Arkansas FORUM regularly appear in Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (circ. 293,893) , Fort Smith Times Record (circ. 42,900) , Springsdale Morning News (circ. 36,000) , Pine Bluff Commercial (circ. 22,000) , Hot Springs Sentinel (circ. 19,669) , Mountain Home Baxter Bulletin (circ. 10,500) , Cabot Star-Herald(circ. 6,400) , Paris Express (circ. 4,250) , Booneville Democrat(circ. 2,780) , Sherwood Voice (circ. 1,800) . Forum materials also receive significant local use/coverage by broadcast media throughout the state.