Entries Tagged as 'Kent Walz'

An Excellent Start, But Not Perfect

May 8th, 2017 · 3 Comments · health care reform, journalism

By Arthur Alpert How does the world change? Are the efforts of extraordinary individuals required or do powerful forces come into play? It’s an eternal argument I don’t pretend to answer. At the Albuquerque Journal, however, it sure looks as if replacing one miscreant has turned the daily from a political tool into a newspaper. […]

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Ever since Moses took the helm, the Journal has improved

March 30th, 2017 · 5 Comments · journalism

By Arthur Alpert Karen Moses ascended from managing editor to become editor-in-chief of the Albuquerque Journal effective Feb. 1 and the newspaper immediately improved. Here we are entering April and the evidence is clear. Ms. Moses, who I have never met, is a news editor. Her predecessor, Kent Walz, now in a “senior editor” position, […]

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Changes to Journal Story, Headline Catch Santa Fe Reporter’s Eye

February 13th, 2013 · 1 Comment · journalism, Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier It’s unusual for one newspaper to comment on another’s editorial decisions, but the Santa Fe Reporter did just that this past week (Feb. 8) in questioning why an Albuquerque Journal headline was changed to take on a “softer tone” toward the governor and why a story was taken off the web and […]

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Journal Sheds Much-Needed Light on Lobo Football Reporter Move

October 12th, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Tracy Dingmann There was an odd little item in the sports section today. But then, I always think it’s kind of odd when the Journal – or any newspaper – finds it necessary to report on itself. There’s just something about the phrase “According to Journal editors” that seems a little too self-conscious. There […]

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My Take On Those UpFronts

October 8th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

By Tracy Dingmann In regards to Denise’s blog post on Thom Cole’s UpFront piece from Wednesday: I see her objection and raise it ten-fold. Like Denise, I thought the story Cole produced on the (anonymous) appearance of Albuquerque Community Foundation executive director Randy Royster in a Diane Denish television campaign ad was overblown. And like […]

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