Entries Tagged as 'Rep. Steve Pearce'

WIPP: Reconsidering the ‘Impossible’

April 1st, 2014 · 1 Comment · environment

By Denise Tessier Before the leak, a radiation incident at WIPP was considered virtually impossible. . . That’s a line from the Journal’s March 27 editorial in which the Albuquerque Journal revealed a collective change of heart about the infallibility of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, the only existing repository for the nation’s […]

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Megaphones Ask No Questions

September 24th, 2013 · 3 Comments · journalism

 By Arthur Alpert  I fight technological progress but lose a lot. In fact, I just shelled out big bucks to transfer a couple of cherished souvenirs of my TV years from videotape to DVD. One, a quasi-documentary I produced for National Educational Television in the late 1960s, explored the idea of journalistic objectivity and found […]

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Some Context, Please

June 10th, 2013 · No Comments · economy, tax policy

By Arthur Alpert Oh, gosh. I was hoping objectivity was dead but no, the monster rages still and still destroys journalism. Case in point- a horrible Saturday, June 8 Albuquerque Journal story headlined: “Pearce Warns of Economic Failure” James Monteleone’s account of Rep. Steve Pearce’s comments to the Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce ran on page […]

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Journal Helps Deliver Pervasive Misunderstandings About the Postal Service

February 11th, 2013 · 3 Comments · labor, role of government, Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night” could keep postal workers from their appointed rounds. But in August, those Saturday rounds could stop – and in a nutshell, Congress would be to blame. But don’t look to get that story from the Albuquerque Journal. On its Saturday editorial page, […]

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Letter Writers Push Back on Pearce's Claims About Affordable Care Act

July 30th, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier Usually, the Albuquerque Journal headlines its columns and letters with a summary of what the letter or column contains. A case in point is Rep. Steve Pearce’s July 20 guest column, “Health Care Law Will Hurt Middle Class.” Some might not read past the headline and think the Affordable Care Act will […]

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