Entries Tagged as 'Marita Noon'

Editorial on Griego Resignation Exposes Gap in News Coverage

March 18th, 2015 · No Comments · journalism, NM Legislature, state government, Uncategorized

By Arthur Alpert What follows probably constitutes a first. I don’t remember ever digging into a single Albuquerque Journal editorial for a post. But what the editorial board said Tuesday, March 17, under the headline, “Griego resignation fallout sends politics into the mud” deserves attention for its tone, what it gets right and what it […]

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Guessing With Gessing's RGF Reports

October 17th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier The Rio Grande Foundation’s blog, “Errors of Enchantment,” takes on new meaning when juxtaposed next to a report retraction by RGF president/report editor Paul Gessing. Last week, after errors in one of his reports was pointed out by the Rio Rancho Journal (a zoned edition of the Albuquerque Journal), Gessing posted the […]

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The Swift Debunking of Marita Noon (This Time, It’s Coming From INSIDE The Paper)

February 18th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

By Tracy Dingmann We at Journal Watch saw the ridiculous claims of oil and gas shill Marita Noon on one of her Facebook pages in the wake of the natural gas outages in New Mexico. According to Noon, it was Texas’s heavy reliance on wind power – not the obvious and catastrophic failure of Texas’ […]

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Inflammatory “Illegal Immigrant Superhighway” Headline Doesn’t Match The Story

December 8th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

By Tracy Dingmann An illegal immigrant superhighway? That’s what a headline on a Dec. 5 Journal news story said the federal government would create if it approves a plan to designate 259,000 acres of Dona Ana land as wilderness and an additional 100,000 acres as a national conservation area. The story, headlined “Inviting Trouble? Critics […]

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Journal Has A Soft Spot for Local Ultra-Conservatives

April 20th, 2010 · 6 Comments · Uncategorized

By Tracy Dingmann Journal readers should probably tote a scorecard when they peruse the paper’s editorial page these days – because they really need one to keep track of all the local ultra-conservative writers and groups that have found such a cozy and welcoming home there. Here’s the latest example: On April 19, the Journal […]

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A Grain of Tea

March 17th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

By Tracy Dingmann My subject today is a guest editorial by Micha Gisser and Kenneth Brown which appeared in the paper on Feb. 21. The op-ed contained harsh criticism of President Barack Obama’s economic initiatives.  The Journal identified Gisser as a Professor Emeritus of economics at UNM, and Brown was noted as a retired senior […]

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