Entries from June 27th, 2016

Blaming the Poor

June 27th, 2016 · 4 Comments · economy, inequality, journalism, labor

By Arthur Alpert Reading the Albuquerque Journal’s editorials is unpleasant but educational. The most obvious, daily lesson is the firm connection between the editorials and the news (and opinion) pages of the newspaper, a direct line from management’s political agenda to what the editors choose to print (or ignore) as “news.” Put another way, there’s […]

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Making the Delegate Call: Journal Editorializes against Itself

June 10th, 2016 · 1 Comment · journalism

By Arthur Alpert Do the honchos at the Albuquerque Journal ever read the Albuquerque Journal? I’m not kidding. In a moment I will present hard evidence to bolster the hypothesis that they don’t or that they read it but don’t grasp what the words mean. I can’t be certain. But consider this: On the Opinion […]

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Finding a Tidbit of Reality in an Unexpected Place

June 4th, 2016 · 1 Comment · journalism

By Arthur Alpert Be still, my heart! The Albuquerque Journal just published a story on how Corporate America really works. Ok, it wasn’t a story, more like a paragraph. And it wasn’t part of a discussion, just a quote. But I shouldn’t nitpick. Fact is, the Journal, whose narrative on American business is a fairy […]

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