Entries Tagged as 'Garrey Carruthers'

Identity Problem

July 24th, 2013 · 4 Comments · economy, Education, environment, journalism

By Arthur Alpert A couple of weeks ago, business reporter Winthrop Quigley used his UpFront column in the Albuquerque Journal to remind us the state is mired in poverty, to suggest many leaders are losing heart and to wonder if we New Mexicans even know who we are. He concluded: “Until we understand who we […]

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Jon Barela, Garrey Carruthers, Miss Emily Litella and the Journal’s Silver Linings (Economics) Playbook

May 21st, 2013 · No Comments · budget policy, economy, journalism

By Arthur Alpert Don’t tell me the Albuquerque Journal is not wonderful in its fashion. Not journalistically, of course, but in its tireless efforts skew the news to fit its agenda. Only the other day, you may remember, I was pointing out how the editors kinda, sorta downplayed a Dan Boyd story that – because […]

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Pretend Newspaper

May 11th, 2012 · 1 Comment · journalism

By Arthur Alpert The scene is a fictional newspaper in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The date: Wednesday, May 9, 2012. It’s 10: 30 AM and five editors, each armed with coffee, are straggling into a conference room for the daily morning meeting. The Editor speaks first. “OK, guys, let’s get to it. Before we tackle the […]

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