Entries Tagged as 'Dana Milbank'

‘Real Attacks, Fake News’

August 26th, 2014 · No Comments · Congress, journalism, Washington

By Denise Tessier My colleague Arthur Alpert is quite good at pointing out instances in which the Albuquerque Journal fails to carry a column that is at cross-purposes with the conservative newspaper’s ideological bent. Here’s yet another glaring example: The Journal (so far) has failed to run a Dana Milbank column that warned news consumers […]

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Dozens of Benghazi Stories — Why Not This One?

August 4th, 2014 · No Comments · Congress, journalism, Washington

By Denise Tessier For a while there, the Albuquerque Journal was running something about Benghazi pretty much every day. Correction: For a while there, the Journal was running stories about what Republicans were saying about Benghazi pretty much every day. But last week, when it was reported that the House Intelligence Committee – led by […]

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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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Conspiracy Thesis

March 11th, 2011 · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

By Arthur Alpert What’s the difference between crazy conspiracy theorists and the sane variety? Easy, the nuts know how everything fits into one elaborate plot, while reasonable folks harbor a few doubts. Which means I’m borderline loco, because I find the evidence more persuasive every day that the Albuquerque Journal pushes a political agenda in […]

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A Tale of Two Columns

October 25th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

By Arthur Alpert This is a tale of two columns. They’re both by Dana Milbank whose Washington Post pieces the Albuquerque Journal often publishes in its Op Ed pages. The Journal published one today (Oct. 25) under the headline: “Democratic Party Head Tries to Keep Confidence Going”. In it, Milbank ridiculed Chris Van Hollen, the […]

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