Entries Tagged as 'ProPublica'

The Stories That Cannot Exist

January 17th, 2015 · 1 Comment · campaign finance reform, Congress, economy, financial coverage, health care reform, journalism, regulation

By Arthur Alpert All hail Nick Estes’ Op Ed column in the January 9 issue of the Albuquerque Journal. We won’t see its like for a long time. Under the rubric, “Yes, we DO know how to fix the economy”, Estes took syndicated columnist Robert Samuelson to task for writing the reverse. Estes explained: “The […]

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“Plutocrats Against Democracy”: The news deemed not fit to print by the Journal

October 29th, 2014 · 2 Comments · climate change, economy, health care reform, journalism

By Arthur Alpert I had no idea Paul Krugman read the Albuquerque Journal, did you? Hard to believe, I know, but his Oct. 23 NY Times column contains big hints that he follows our local daily closely. It’s headlined, “Plutocrats Against Democracy”. Krugman argues first that plutocrats (that is, persons whose power derives from their […]

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Getting Back Above the Radar

April 13th, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier Here’s an interesting story with an Albuquerque Journal connection: The state’s leading newspaper (or at least, its owner) on Friday was lumped together with college boosters, a televangelist and the CEO of Hooters as a “stealth flier;” that is, a  company that owns a private jet and publicly blocks its flight schedules. […]

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