Entries Tagged as 'ACORN'

Journal Editorials Omit Key Information in Laying Foundation for Positions They Take

July 31st, 2014 · No Comments · Fact Check, journalism, tax policy

By Denise Tessier Two recent Albuquerque Journal editorials – on why Americans should celebrate the Fourth of July (“Try Asking a Guatemalan”) and one on the nation’s debt – were called out for criticism by JournalWatch colleague Arthur Alpert last week, and caught my attention as well because of their distorted “analysis”. But, sadly, the […]

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Dimming the Lights on Breitbart

March 5th, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier The Albuquerque Journal, thanks to the Associated Press, got it right in reporting (March 2) the death of Andrew Breitbart by calling him an “online publisher and blogger” who “sometimes had to edit the facts” in his zeal to ignite political scandal. To its credit, the AP did not once refer to […]

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Jonah and His Whale-Sized Loathing of Journalism

August 2nd, 2010 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier I’m glad to see that fired U.S. Department of Agriculture employee Shirley Sherrod is filing suit against blogger Andrew Breitbart, because while defamation of character technically isn’t a criminal matter  (rectifying such behavior is done in civil court), it is a crime against society, and shouldn’t be tolerated. What does this have […]

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Willing To Let ACORN Die

October 1st, 2009 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier I’m coming into this topic a little late, but before too much more time passes I want to express disappointment about something the Albuquerque Journal has failed to cover. Last month, the scandal broke involving ACORN (the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now). I was out of state and didn’t see […]

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