Entries Tagged as 'Planned Parenthood'

‘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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On the Anti-Abortion Front: A Review and Look Forward

January 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment · role of government

By Denise Tessier Valencia County Commissioners this week voted down a proposed ordinance that would have banned abortions in unincorporated parts of that county after 20 weeks of pregnancy. From Valencia County News-Bulletin reporter Julia M. Dendinger’s report that ran Thursday (Jan. 9) on the front page of its sister publication, the Albuquerque Journal: Chairman […]

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Dimming the Lights on Breitbart

March 5th, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier The Albuquerque Journal, thanks to the Associated Press, got it right in reporting (March 2) the death of Andrew Breitbart by calling him an “online publisher and blogger” who “sometimes had to edit the facts” in his zeal to ignite political scandal. To its credit, the AP did not once refer to […]

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How Race for the Cure Coverage Led to Myth About the Cause

February 28th, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne, who criticized President Obama for his handling of contraception coverage, nonetheless in a column that ran in Saturday’s Albuquerque Journal took up for the president in terms of the continuing personal attacks the controversy has spawned. As Dionne points out, when Obama isn’t a Muslim, as some opponents claim, […]

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