Entries Tagged as 'George Orwell'

Ignoring History

April 4th, 2016 · 2 Comments · journalism

By Arthur Alpert “The Journal is complicit is helping shrink women’s access to health services (and putting roadblocks in front of life-saving stem cell research) and appears to be doing so purposefully by putting on appearances of thoroughly covering an issue, while withholding critical information.” That was how Denise Tessier summed up her persuasive analysis […]

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Standing Up for George Orwell, Citing Pete Domenici and Fact-checking The Fact-free Victor Davis Hanson

January 7th, 2015 · 2 Comments · budget policy, energy policy, Fact Check, journalism, Uncategorized

By Arthur Alpert Is a newspaper responsible for its syndicated columnists? For the columnists’ factual accuracy and intellectual honesty, I mean. It’s not an easy question. An answer in the affirmative puts a serious burden on editors. It’s time-consuming to read copy carefully and decide if it should be published as is, corrected or shelved. […]

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Voter Fraud, Orwell and Chutzpah

September 27th, 2012 · 1 Comment · journalism, voting rights

By Arthur Alpert What’s most amazing about the Albuquerque Journal is not its daily assault on journalistic decency. No, it’s the nerve – chutzpah, if you prefer – with which management crusades against fairness. Today, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, the editors published an Op Ed criticizing certain journalists for selling out and quoting George Orwell. […]

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George Orwell, Meet the Journal Center

February 29th, 2012 · No Comments · energy policy

By Arthur Alpert Great minds think alike! Denise Tessier and Arthur Alpert arrived independently at posts about the Journal and the New Mexico Energy Forum. Now that you’ve read hers, here’s Arthur’s perspective. The Editor The Albuquerque Journal is nothing if not resourceful in promoting its editorial agenda outside its editorials. You know those identifiers […]

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