Entries Tagged as 'healthcare reform'

The Long War

June 11th, 2012 · No Comments · health care reform, role of government, Uncategorized

By Arthur Alpert OK, it’s not on the top of the news agenda these days, but if you can put aside the presidential sparring, economy and Wisconsin recall for a moment, I’d like to remind you there’s still a war going on. I refer to the Albuquerque Journal’s long war on Obamacare, waged not just […]

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Bigger News Hole

November 10th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Arthur Alpert Yesterday I pointed out that the Wednesday Nov. 9 issue of the Albuquerque Journal lacked three significant national stories. But the news hole was quite small, I noted, so maybe that was the explanation. I figured we’d get a better idea from the next day’s newspaper. Well, the Journal published again Thursday, […]

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News Hole, Nov. 9, 2011

November 9th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Arthur Alpert Let us stipulate (as the lawyers say) that the Wednesday, Nov. 9 issue of the Albuquerque Journal was thin and the news hole – what remains for news after the editors place advertisements and certain required elements – was very small. That said, the Nov. 9 Journal did not report the following: […]

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Return to Form

November 4th, 2011 · No Comments · health care reform

By Arthur Alpert Well, it certainly didn’t take long for the Albuquerque Journal to return to form. Last week I applauded the newspaper’s October 27 issue, which lacked twisted headlines and contained the kind of information its editors usually ignore. It was like reading a Journal from another dimension. But only a day later, the […]

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Accentuating the Negative

March 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier The United States Congress passed President Barack Obama’s healthcare reform package late Sunday night, ending a domestic battle that has defined the first year of his presidency. As this major domestic issue moves out of the spotlight, it will free up some time for Obama to address other items, such as foreign […]

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