Entries from May 8th, 2013

“Coverage of locally-produced arts is rapidly shrinking in a newspaper that purports to excel in its coverage of local activities”

May 8th, 2013 · 1 Comment · economy, journalism

 By Arthur Alpert The Albuquerque Theatre Guild is upset about a new Albuquerque Journal policy that promises less attention to local plays and would move some of that attention from Fridays to Sundays. An ATG delegation met with Managing Editor Karen Moses and Venue editor Rene Kimball a few weeks ago. It learned that the […]

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Credibility of Austerity Economics in Freefall Everywhere Except at the Journal

May 1st, 2013 · 5 Comments · budget policy, economy, financial coverage, journalism

By Arthur Alpert Pity the poor politicians who edit the Albuquerque Journal. It won’t be easy adjusting the narrative to fit the oligarchy’s new strategy, but soon they’ll do just that. The newspaper’s narrative (or line or editorial agenda) matters because at the Journal, it dictates what gets published – syndicated opinion, Op Ed opinion […]

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