Entries Tagged as 'Mexico'

A Good Story Is Hard To Find

May 30th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier As often happens when preparing a post for this site, I spend an inordinate amount of time trying to navigate the Albuquerque Journal’s Web site, ABQjournal.com, in search of links to embed. Even as a subscriber with years of access to the site, it’s an often-frustrating task. Sometimes, an article’s link leads […]

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Name-Calling Dismisses the Good Work Being Done at the Journal

January 4th, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier Former Albuquerque Mayor Jim Baca has an interesting New Year’s proposition for his blog readers: Come up with a derogatory name for the Albuquerque Journal. And don’t send him “Albuquerque Urinal” as a suggestion, he says, because it’s been done before. (It certainly has.) His rationale for dissing the state’s leading newspaper […]

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Another Opportunity Missed

November 9th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier Well aware that it’s operating with a skeleton staff, I held out little hope the Albuquerque Journal would send a reporter to cover the “Mexico in a Nutshell” speech by Carlos Fuentes the day before Halloween. As expected, the state’s largest daily did not provide reportage from the lecture that drew nearly […]

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Protest trumps content

September 23rd, 2009 · No Comments · Mexico

By Denise Tessier New Mexicans this week had the rare opportunity to hear first-hand thoughts from the immediate past president of Mexico – our next-door neighbor nation plagued by drug war violence and the greatest source of our illegal immigration problems. Former president Vicente Fox’s talk at the University of New Mexico’s Popejoy Hall Monday […]

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