Entries Tagged as 'Medicare Advantage'

The Tactics of Offense and Defense: How the Journal Reshapes Healthcare News

May 15th, 2013 · No Comments · health care reform, journalism, Uncategorized

By Arthur Alpert What’s a saving grace? Well, an online dictionary says it’s “a quality that makes up for other generally negative characteristics; redeeming feature.” I was grappling with the question, you see, of whether – where healthcare reporting is concerned – Winthrop Quigley is the Albuquerque Journal’s saving grace. The answer is no, but […]

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A Tale of Two Medicare Stories

August 19th, 2010 · No Comments · health care reform

By Arthur Alpert Eons ago, I taught journalism at the undergraduate and graduate levels. If I were doing so today, I would embrace the Albuquerque Journal. How can the instructor go wrong with a class based, for example, on page A7 in the Sunday, Aug. 15 edition? The page included two stories on health reform, […]

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