Entries Tagged as 'Better Choices New Mexico'


June 4th, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Tracy Dingmann A recent guest column in the Journal lends further credence to our suspicion that the state’s paper of record apparently runs guest columns with little or no fact-checking. The column, “Nonprofits Hide Funding, True Agendas” by Sen. John Sapien of Corrales, ran in the Sunday paper on May 30. It was a […]

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April 21st, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Tracy Dingmann The Journal had a whopping six corrections listed on Page 2 yesterday, ranging from the truly cringeworthy: “A politics notebook item published in Saturday’s paper incorrectly described former Sen. Pete Domenici as D-N.M. He is a Republican; it should have said R-N.M.” to the mundane: “In Monday’s Health section, an incorrect time […]

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ACORN, Better Choices New Mexico And The Importance Of Newspaper Corrections

March 24th, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Tracy Dingmann Two stories about the community activist group ACORN dominated the news cycle yesterday. They are linked journalistically in a way I hope most news consumers will understand…but probably won’t. The eclipsing story is about how the Association for Community Organizations for Reform Now will close its doors on April 1 after 40 […]

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The Journal's Embarrassing Error

March 11th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

By Tracy Dingmann The Journal made a spectacular error today. A story, “Businesses ‘Slept’ in Last Election,” by staff writer Win Quigley, detailed some of the comments made by speakers at a recent Economic Forum. From the story: New Mexico business people were asleep at the wheel in the last election cycle, allowing a free […]

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