By Arthur Alpert This morning (Friday, Aug. 8) I was enjoying the Albuquerque Journal’s editorial on making food stamp recipients shape up (subtext, it’s entirely their fault) until they used one Robert Rector of the Heritage Foundation as an expert witness. That’s when my amusement at the Ebenezer Scrooge performance gave way to – I […]
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August 8th, 2014 · 1 Comment · economy, Fact Check, journalism, tax policy
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November 15th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Fact Check, journalism, Uncategorized
By Denise Tessier During the just-completed campaign cycle that seemed like it would never end, a nationally syndicated editorial cartoon appeared in the Albuquerque Journal depicting two googley-eyed fact-checkers, bound in straight-jackets, sitting in a padded cell. Even the most seasoned political reporters no doubt related to that cartoon image. For despite valiant effort, fact-checking […]
Tags:2012 Election·ABQ Journal Watch·ABQJournalWatch.com·Albuquerque Journal·Barry Commoner·Denise Tessier·Ed Clark David Koch·fact-checking·James Monteleone·Janice Arnold-Jones·Koch brothers·LaDonna Harris·Leslie Linthicum·Libyan consulate attack·Michael Coleman·Phil T. Archuletta·Roberta Crosby Burkstaller·Thom Cole