Entries Tagged as 'oil and gas industry'

Not Newsworthy at The Journal: Climate Change Protests, Departure of Google and Facebook from ALEC

September 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment · energy policy, environment, journalism

By Arthur Alpert Across the globe, demonstrators marched and chanted and some did civil disobedience to wake the rest of us to the ill effects of climate change. That was Sunday, Sept. 21. The New York Times’ story the next day, prominently displayed, was headlined “Taking a Call for Climate Change to the Streets”. The […]

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The Journal’s Anti-Tesla Bias Examined

January 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment · energy policy, journalism

By Arthur Alpert Can we talk? Good, I want to tell you a story about the Albuquerque Journal’s treatment of Tesla, the company that builds and sells electric automobiles. Tesla reported Tuesday, Jan 14 that “deliveries of its Model S sedan in the fourth quarter blew past what the company had forecast, sending shares up […]

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Fossil Fuels Industry Coverage: No news if it’s bad news

April 2nd, 2013 · No Comments · economy, energy policy, environment, journalism, regulation, role of government

By Arthur Alpert Look for the Albuquerque Journal to run an Op Ed soon that extols the oil and gas industry for its outstanding safety record, in particular. How do I know this? I don’t. But the newspaper’s pattern makes it a sure thing. Where oil and gas are concerned, the editors consistently run opinion […]

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The Business of Boosting Fracking

December 4th, 2012 · No Comments · energy policy, environment, journalism

By Denise Tessier People can’t live without water. It’s that basic. That’s the lead sentence of an Albuquerque Journal editorial (April 6) about the City of Albuquerque´s water infrastructure. Because it’s an editorial, it’s the official position of the Journal as a paper. (And one could add, it’s a no-brainer.) Yet, the Journal seems to […]

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