Entries Tagged as 'Center For Civic Policy'

Siding With the Rich and Powerful: The Journal’s Lack of Support for the Voice of the Citizenry

September 13th, 2014 · 1 Comment · campaign finance reform, Congress, inequality, tax policy, voting rights

By Denise Tessier Unlike the Albuquerque Journal, New Mexico Telegraph blogger Matt Reichbach saw the importance of one particular news story from Thursday. The first entry on his “Morning Word” list of stories from around the state today was this: • As expected, a Republican filibuster blocked the passage of a constitutional amendment to reverse […]

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A Request For A Correction Is Ignored

October 1st, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Tracy Dingmann Yesterday I wrote about the first error in a Sept. 23 “Politics Notebook” item that featured former Center for Civic Policy executive director Eli Il Yong Lee. The item misidentified Lee’s job – and the resulting correction run by the paper left much to be desired. Today I’m writing about the second […]

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Attribution In A Correction? Not Kosher, Journal

September 30th, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Tracy Dingmann In the world of journalism, attribution is a tricky thing. In certain cases, the situation absolutely demands it. For example, let’s say someone is murdered and the police identify the person and release the name to the media. A journalist, writing a news story about the person’s death, is going to want […]

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Factcheck.NOT

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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