Entries Tagged as 'Argus Hamilton'

Varying the Usual Recipe in Obamacare Coverage

February 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Fact Check, health care reform, journalism

By Arthur Alpert If you visit this site often, you know the Albuquerque Journal is less a newspaper than a restaurant where cooks follow several recipes in a daily effort to feed readers a diet of rightist advocacy. One favorite recipe begins with a ”news story,” often from the Associated Press Washington Bureau, that leans […]

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There’s No Excuse for Journal’s One-sided Account of Hostess Liquidation

November 27th, 2012 · 1 Comment · economy, Fact Check, financial coverage, journalism, labor, Uncategorized

By Arthur Alpert This post begins as a tale of two headlines. It will end with an unfunny joke. The Albuquerque Journal headline on the Business Page Saturday, November 17, told us: “Workers’ Strike Proves Fatal to Hostess” The Wall Street Journal headline on the front page that same day read: “Twinkie Maker Hostess To […]

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When A Cartoon Offends

July 20th, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Tracy Dingmann I try to be fairly circumspect when I’m writing posts about the noteworthy things I see in the Albuquerque Journal. I try to tie my criticism – or praise – to some kind of constructive journalistic principle I’ve picked up over my 20 years of writing for newspapers. That’s really the whole […]

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Argus Isn't Funny

March 16th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

By Tracy Dingmann Is making fun of starving Haitian earthquake victims funny? Apparently Argus Hamilton thinks so. The syndicated humorist for the Albuquerque Journal is the host comedian at the legendary The Comedy Store in Hollywood. Seems like good credentials to me. But I’ve often wondered what the Journal sees in the guy. The paper […]

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