Entries Tagged as 'Media Matters'

No Denying of Access for Climate Change Deniers

May 22nd, 2015 · 1 Comment · climate change, energy policy, environment, journalism

By Denise Tessier It’s been nearly two years since the Los Angeles Times stopped running letters from climate change deniers, and a few other media outlets have since taken a stand against disseminating misinformation about the science of climate change. The Albuquerque Journal is not among them. Once again this past week the Journal ran […]

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Journal Publishes Misleading Voice of ‘Reason’

October 23rd, 2014 · 1 Comment · environment, journalism

By Denise Tessier Last month, the day after about 400 people marched in Albuquerque and hundreds of thousands marched worldwide to demand action on climate change, the Albuquerque Journal ran a relevant but industry-slanted piece that was soon after debunked by one of the paper’s own readers and nationally discredited by the watchdog site, Media […]

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Fear and Loathing of ‘Agenda 21’

February 27th, 2013 · No Comments · environment, NM Legislature, role of government, Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier A non-binding resolution, passed at a United Nations conference more than 20 years ago, is suddenly a “threat to homes (and the) property of our middle-class” in New Mexico. That’s according to the column, “Agenda 21 threat to homes, property of our middle-class,” which got the top spot on the Sunday Journal’s […]

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Widespread Misunderstanding: Round Two

March 20th, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier As he did with his Senate clarifications on rising gas prices, U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman last week found he needed to set the record straight on another energy misunderstanding, this time related to a $50 light bulb. Bingaman’s latest clarification took the form of a guest column that appeared in the Albuquerque […]

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Journal Acknowledges a Crack in the Keystone Jobs Argument

February 13th, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier To follow up on the Jan. 20  ABQJournalWatch post about President Obama’s Keystone XL pipeline decision: The Albuquerque Journal (as predicted), criticized the president for rejecting the pipeline permit.  But its Jan. 21 editorial included in its argument a mitigating line that hadn’t appeared in any of its previous pro-pipeline positions. That […]

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