Entries Tagged as 'Kevin Robinson-Avila'

Shining a Light on the Attacks on Solar Energy

January 9th, 2015 · 2 Comments · energy policy, environment, journalism, regulation

By Denise Tessier A year ago this month, I posted some of the 2014 new year’s goals for the powerful “bill mill” known as the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), one of which was to protect polluters and attack clean energy sources by metering and charging those who produce their own solar energy. A few […]

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Journal’s Business Outlook Revamp Lives Up to its Promotion

May 23rd, 2014 · No Comments · journalism

By Denise Tessier The in-house ad in the Albuquerque Journal on May 17 touted the impending arrival of a “new and improved” Business Outlook, and on May 19, that’s actually what was delivered. The newly designed and much-revamped weekly business section has a cleaner layout thanks to the elimination of whole sections that had bogged […]

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Varying the Usual Recipe in Obamacare Coverage

February 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Fact Check, health care reform, journalism

By Arthur Alpert If you visit this site often, you know the Albuquerque Journal is less a newspaper than a restaurant where cooks follow several recipes in a daily effort to feed readers a diet of rightist advocacy. One favorite recipe begins with a ”news story,” often from the Associated Press Washington Bureau, that leans […]

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Skew

September 17th, 2013 · 1 Comment · energy policy, environment, journalism

By Arthur Alpert What I most admire about the Albuquerque Journal is the editors’ ability to advocate for the One Percent without trampling upon its conscientious reporters. To say the least, it’s a delicate operation. As an example, let’s consider their treatment of Kevin Robinson-Avila’s cover story Sunday, Sept. 15, on the move (national and […]

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Journal’s Free Market Fantasies Out of Sync with Real World Reporting

April 13th, 2013 · 2 Comments · economy, journalism, role of government

By Arthur Alpert I’m sure you have noticed the excellent work of Journal business reporter Kevin Robinson-Avila. The guy has been writing intelligently and lucidly since his arrival last June, mostly about technology, energy and venture capital. He’s solidified my grasp on how the system works. And I should have written an appreciation earlier. That […]

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