By Arthur Alpert (January 10) Here we are, 10, 11 days into 2013 and I haven’t written a word about the Albuquerque Journals. Yes, Journals. Plural. If all this Journal-watching has clarified anything, it’s that there exist two newspapers in one body, a variation on the old Steve Martin movie. The local staff does professional [...]
Entries Tagged as 'campaign finance reform'
January 14th, 2013 · 3 Comments · campaign finance reform, energy policy, environment, journalism, NM Legislature, tax policy
July 25th, 2012 · No Comments · campaign finance reform, journalism
By Arthur Alpert “The Journal still hasn’t reported Senate Republicans blocked passage of the DISCLOSE Act, aimed at identifying big contributors to non-profits engaging in political activity,” I wrote here July 19. That’s still true, but an AP Washington Bureau commentary posing as a news story did mention it Friday, July 20 on A6. I [...]
February 24th, 2012 · No Comments · campaign finance reform
By Arthur Alpert I know the Albuquerque Journal’s stand on the Supreme Court’s ruling in Citizens United and I didn’t come to that knowledge by way of an editorial. Nor did I rely on a few Op Ed columns on the issue, though pro-Citizens United essays have outnumbered the others. What I know didn’t even [...]