Entries Tagged as 'Joe Monahan'

Public Journal Bashing…and Other Bad News

January 16th, 2014 · 5 Comments · environment, journalism, NM Legislature

By Denise Tessier Albuquerque attorney and former city councilor Michael Cadigan took to facebook last week to announce that he has “finally taken the plunge” and dropped his subscription to the Albuquerque Journal. From his post: . . . As a news junkie, it was tough, but I finally cancelled my subscription to the Albuquerque […]

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Small Town Newspaper Still on the Story: New Revelations about Koch Brothers’ Clandestine NM Meeting

September 11th, 2013 · No Comments · journalism

By Arthur Alpert An eccentric small town newspaper, the Corrales Comment, just ate the Albuquerque Journal’s journalistic lunch. In its Sept. 7 issue, the Comment, published twice a month, followed up on one of the most delicious New Mexico stories in memory – the Koch brothers’ clandestine conference of national political leaders and super-rich corporate […]

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A Plea of Guilty: Tom Clifford, Joe Monahan and the Emily Litella Affair

May 29th, 2013 · No Comments · journalism, tax policy

By Arthur Alpert Bailiff: ”Oyez, oyez. The court is now in session, the Honorable John Doe presiding, to hear the case of Joe Monahan, esteemed blogger, v. Arthur Alpert, accused thief of words. Judge Doe: “Alpert, how do you plead?” AA: “Well, er, I don’t know, Your Honor. Joe thinks I stole from him and […]

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The Martinez Administration’s Multi-Million Dollar Mistake and the Journal’s Curious Absence of Outrage

May 17th, 2013 · 2 Comments · NM Legislature, tax policy, Uncategorized

By Arthur Alpert The Albuquerque Journal’s capacity for outrage is huge, almost as great as its passion for transparency. So where’s the outrage? Where’s the transparency? Where are they, I mean, now that we know the 2013 Legislature passed a budget based on oral testimony at the 11th hour from the Governor’s Finance Secretary that […]

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New Year, New Sites in New Mexico Journalism

January 4th, 2013 · 1 Comment · journalism

By Denise Tessier If, like me, you’ve wondered where the news and other parts of the Weekly Alibi went, you will find many of them at New Mexico’s newest online journalism venture, nmcompass.com. The heart and soul of the news side of the Alibi – writers Marisa Demarco, Margaret Wright and Carolyn Carlson — are […]

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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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