Entries Tagged as 'immigration'

Unflattering Comparison: The Journal’s Treatment of Immigration Story vs. That of Real Newspapers

August 4th, 2014 · No Comments · Congress, Fact Check, immigration, journalism

By Arthur Alpert Remember that old Albuquerque Journal hand who told me I was too quick to finger management’s political commissars for what was wrong at the daily. My informant advised that a lot of mistakes could be laid at the door of young, inexperienced staffers. I’ve not forgotten and sometimes the Old Hand is […]

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Inaccurate and Bigoted Editorial Evokes “The Paranoid Style”

July 21st, 2014 · 2 Comments · economy, environment, health care reform, immigration, inequality, journalism, regulation, role of government, tax policy

By Arthur Alpert Wow! What a July 4 editorial! I found it angry, bitter, twisted, deeply ignorant and inaccurate. That is to say, very satisfying. Let me explain. I have been reading the Albuquerque Journal closely for years but cannot figure out why it’s an insult to journalism. Why do the editors regularly violate its […]

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The Associated Press Gets the Point

April 3rd, 2013 · 2 Comments · immigration, journalism, Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier Just yesterday (April 2), I saw this  message (in three different languages) on the T-shirt of a young woman in Albuquerque: There’s no such thing as an illegal human. What she wore was making an excellent point. Today’s Santa Fe New Mexican reports that the Associated Press has issued a directive to […]

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Another Thought About That Immigration Story

August 31st, 2010 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

By Tracy Dingmann Here’s another thought regarding that front page Journal story from Aug. 30 about the undocumented family who moved from Arizona to New Mexico in the wake of the state’s controversial immigration law. Yesterday I wrote about the paper’s failure to use the story to make a case that Albuquerque Public Schools is […]

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AZ Students Swarming APS Not Exactly A Trend

August 30th, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Tracy Dingmann Where there’s heat, there’s not always fire. That’s what I thought after reading today’s front page Journal story about the apparent influx of undocumented students in APS schools in the wake of Arizona’s controversial new immigration law? (read: “New Home: Family Came to N. M. to Escape Immigration Law”).  The story traced […]

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Another Opportunity Missed

November 9th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier Well aware that it’s operating with a skeleton staff, I held out little hope the Albuquerque Journal would send a reporter to cover the “Mexico in a Nutshell” speech by Carlos Fuentes the day before Halloween. As expected, the state’s largest daily did not provide reportage from the lecture that drew nearly […]

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