Entries Tagged as 'Jane Mayer'

Undue Influence

May 27th, 2013 · 1 Comment · journalism, Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier “American colleges have become polarizing institutions,” read the headline on the Albuquerque Journal’s May 23 Op-Ed page. Such a claim, which was polarizing in itself, merited a glance to see who wrote it. It wasn’t labeled as written by a think tank researcher, but rather as by “Kevin Hassett, Los Angeles Times.” […]

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The Koch Brothers: Corporate Wizards of Oz

August 31st, 2010 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

By Arthur Alpert The Aug. 30 New Yorker story “Covert Operations,” Jane Mayer’s chronicle of the Koch brothers’ “war against Obama,” is worth reading. Mayer may overstate the power of those wealthy far right activists, but she does support her hypothesis with evidence and – here’s our local angle – the article casts some (incidental) […]

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