Entries Tagged as 'Heather Wilson'

Heather Wilson Gets the Last Word

November 18th, 2013 · No Comments · open government, Uncategorized, Washington

By Denise Tessier The Albuquerque Journal was generous in giving one-time New Mexico congresswoman Heather Wilson a forum to explain further her $10,000-a-month contract from Sandia National Laboratories, a lucrative deal in which money started accruing to Wilson the day after she left office. Wilson was given a good part of the Nov. 11 Journal […]

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Keeping the Record Straight

July 19th, 2012 · No Comments · Fact Check, journalism

By Arthur Alpert Here’s an addendum to my last post. The Albuquerque Journal waited a day but did publish Wednesday, July 18 the Washington Post’s analysis of the Heather Wilson-Martin Heinrich race for Senate. Well, most of it. The original piece was very long and Journal editors cut it. Having compared the original (on the […]

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Rejection List

July 17th, 2012 · No Comments · journalism

By Arthur Alpert It’s time to update our list of stories the Albuquerque Journal doesn’t publish. Here’s a handful, with minimal context. Late Monday, July 16, Senate Democrats promoted and Senate Republicans blocked consideration of the Disclose Act, a bill that would require the names of contributors of $10,000 or more to nonprofits engaged in […]

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Chasing the DREAM Act: News Judgment Trumps Partisanship

June 20th, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier When a reader approaches the Albuquerque Journal expecting a conservative slant, one’s view is colored to the point it can be surprising when the paper appears to favor, or give top billing to a “liberal” idea – such as President Obama’s policy announcement regarding the partial implementation of the DREAM Act for […]

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Will ‘Networked Feminism’ Make Its Way to Sage?

April 9th, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier It didn’t seem fair. Just as the Albuquerque Journal started putting its in-house inserts on glossy paper (see Saturday’s Fit and the March 3 debut of Live Well) the newspaper moved its longest-running in-house magazine, Sage, online.  Would Sage not get to go glossy? On top of that, it didn’t seem like […]

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Ramping Up the Religious Rhetoric

February 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier Rather than recount, from the beginning, this past month’s riot of male-only hearings and rhetorical backlash on the federal decision that coverage for women’s contraception should be part of a national health care policy, let’s jump right to the end result, reported via the Associated Press in the Albuquerque Journal Feb. 22: […]

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National vs. Local News – Slight Return

June 7th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier Speaking of Journal Washington correspondent Michael Coleman: After my post “When the Local Daily Delivers National News ” I discussed the topic further with a reader, which prompted me to add here that Coleman’s presence in the nation’s capital – and in essence, the Journal’s presence in D.C. – is another argument […]

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Rove, Wilson and Iglesias: Unfolding Story Deserves Probing Coverage

August 13th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

By Tracy Dingmann There’s a huge story in our backyard…but you wouldn’t know it from reading today’s Albuquerque Journal. The U.S. attorney firing scandal involving David Iglesias, Heather Wilson, Patricia Madrid, Allen Weh, Pat Rogers, Pete Domenici and Karl Rove is one of the biggest stories to come down the pike in a long time. […]

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