Entries from May 30th, 2011

A Good Story Is Hard To Find

May 30th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier As often happens when preparing a post for this site, I spend an inordinate amount of time trying to navigate the Albuquerque Journal’s Web site, ABQjournal.com, in search of links to embed. Even as a subscriber with years of access to the site, it’s an often-frustrating task. Sometimes, an article’s link leads […]

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From News Comfort Zone to Isolation: Breaking Through the Web of Me

May 24th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier Earlier this month, The New York Times ran a short piece reporting that “almost as many Americans now receive their political campaign news from the Internet as from newspapers.” This is significant because, as the Times story pointed out, “online news tends to be partisan.” The purpose of the Times story was […]

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A Good Question Is Raised – But Not by the Journal

May 16th, 2011 · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier The Weekly Alibi has run an editorial I’d hoped I would read in the Journal – not exactly as worded by its guest columnist – but the gist of the message is there: With President David Schmidly’s late-April declaration that he will be stepping down next year, the time has come to […]

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When the Local Daily Delivers National News

May 9th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier Years ago, before we had quick access to in-depth national reports via the Internet, on more than one occasion I found myself defending the Albuquerque Journal for its so-called shortcomings in delivering national news. In one conversation in particular, an indignant local resident called the Journal “useless” and not worth buying because […]

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A Sane Report on Health Care Policy

May 2nd, 2011 · 1 Comment · health care reform

By Denise Tessier Winthrop Quigley has done it again: He has managed to get a sensible health care piece in the Albuquerque Journal. Judging from the headline, “Health-Care Reform Act Assailed,” one initially might think the article at the top of the Business page (D6) on April 29 was yet another Journal attack on “Obamacare”. […]

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