Entries Tagged as 'Sarah Kliff'

Klein, Kliff, Pincus and Sloan

June 16th, 2014 · 2 Comments · economy, journalism, role of government, tax policy, Washington

By Arthur Alpert It’s a great offer. The Albuquerque Journal announced Wednesday, June 11 that its subscribers can get the Washington Post online at no additional cost. I have been reading the WP on my iMac for years now, with particular appreciation for the contrast between it and the daily that hits my Albuquerque driveway […]

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Cooking the Books, or Just a Kooky Column?

April 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment · financial coverage, health care reform, journalism

By Denise Tessier “Cooking the books” is a sizzling charge against anyone. The Albuquerque Journal, via a column by Bloomberg News columnist Megan McArdle, levied that claim Friday against the president.  (“Census books cooked to boost Obamacare? ” April 18) The style of the column was off-putting enough. McArdle referred to herself with the word […]

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Pretend News and the Journal’s War on Obamacare

July 30th, 2013 · 2 Comments · health care reform, journalism

By Arthur Alpert Was Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar on vacation? That was my guess on reading the Albuquerque Journal’s latest anti-Obamcare editorial camouflaged as news Sunday, July 21, because somebody else wrote it. The editors usually rely on Mr. Alonso-Zaldivar for ammunition in the paper’s war against the President’s health care reform that began when it was […]

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The Tactics of Offense and Defense: How the Journal Reshapes Healthcare News

May 15th, 2013 · No Comments · health care reform, journalism, Uncategorized

By Arthur Alpert What’s a saving grace? Well, an online dictionary says it’s “a quality that makes up for other generally negative characteristics; redeeming feature.” I was grappling with the question, you see, of whether – where healthcare reporting is concerned – Winthrop Quigley is the Albuquerque Journal’s saving grace. The answer is no, but […]

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