Entries Tagged as 'salon.com'

No Denying of Access for Climate Change Deniers

May 22nd, 2015 · 1 Comment · climate change, energy policy, environment, journalism

By Denise Tessier It’s been nearly two years since the Los Angeles Times stopped running letters from climate change deniers, and a few other media outlets have since taken a stand against disseminating misinformation about the science of climate change. The Albuquerque Journal is not among them. Once again this past week the Journal ran […]

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More on Word Power, This Time Related to Perceived Sexism and Voter Fraud

April 16th, 2013 · 2 Comments · journalism, Uncategorized, voting rights

By Denise Tessier As a follow-up to the post on the importance of the Associated Press admonition against use of “illegals” in covering immigration, two further examples of powerful word choice by news organizations, both national and local, merit discussion. The first involves a national obituary and its poor choice in word-phrase placement, which has […]

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Fear and Loathing of ‘Agenda 21’

February 27th, 2013 · No Comments · environment, NM Legislature, role of government, Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier A non-binding resolution, passed at a United Nations conference more than 20 years ago, is suddenly a “threat to homes (and the) property of our middle-class” in New Mexico. That’s according to the column, “Agenda 21 threat to homes, property of our middle-class,” which got the top spot on the Sunday Journal’s […]

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