Entries Tagged as 'NMPolitics.net'

‘Hotly Disputed,’ Outright Misleading: More on the Journal’s Anti-Planned Parenthood Campaign

March 24th, 2016 · 4 Comments · budget policy, civil rights, Congress, inequality, role of government, social safety net

By Denise Tessier After nearly a year’s hiatus from writing for ABQJournalWatch, I am compelled to add to the points my colleague Arthur Alpert made Tuesday in his post about the Journal’s anti-Planned Parenthood campaign. The impetus is Wednesday’s UpFront column – “100 years of fighting for reproductive rights”. At first, the front-page headline prompted […]

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‘New’ Media Making Newsworthy In-Roads

May 1st, 2015 · No Comments · environment, journalism

By Denise Tessier For the second time in as many days, this morning’s Albuquerque Journal carried a front-page story that had been covered first by other New Mexico media. In “DA Fears for her safety after charging APD officers,” the Journal directly quoted District Attorney Kari Brandenburg’s comments that had been published in last week’s […]

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‘We Can Be Better Than This’

October 1st, 2012 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier Politicians are working to divide us. Other groups are doing it. Many in the media are doing it. In the power struggle that is the game of politics, they exaggerate our differences and ignore one key fact: What we have in common is greater than our differences. With those parting words, Las […]

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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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Willing To Let ACORN Die

October 1st, 2009 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier I’m coming into this topic a little late, but before too much more time passes I want to express disappointment about something the Albuquerque Journal has failed to cover. Last month, the scandal broke involving ACORN (the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now). I was out of state and didn’t see […]

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