Entries Tagged as 'Sarah Palin'

Government Shutdown Coverage: A Discordant and Disqualifying Performance

October 27th, 2013 · 2 Comments · budget policy, economy, journalism, Uncategorized, Washington

By Arthur Alpert You have noticed, surely, how the Albuquerque Journal’s song changes from time to time, as if an unseen fiddler was calling variations on the tune. Now, for example, the editors are segueing from the shutdown/debt ceiling crisis to promote austerity, even as they maintain the underlying theme. One day soon I’ll document […]

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Deficit Switcheroo

December 13th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

By Arthur Alpert Maybe it’s because I’m still doing my bit in that holiday fable, “White Christmas” at ALT, or maybe it’s the season. But I continue to feel kindly toward my fellow humans – including the top editors at the Albuquerque Journal. What a hard road they travel daily! Most newspaper editors look at […]

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The Journal Brings "Death Panels" Back

August 25th, 2010 · No Comments · health care reform

By Tracy Dingmann Death panels –  really? The Journal resurrected that tired trope in an Aug. 23 editorial that had nothing to do with Sarah Palin or the erroneous phrase she helped foist upon the American public during the heated national debate over health care reform exactly one year ago. The phrase was contained in […]

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'Fanning the Flames’

April 4th, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier Like my colleague, Arthur Alpert, I too have been concerned the past week over the Albuquerque Journal’s partisan selectivity regarding stories about the escalating threats and violence that followed passage of historic health care reform. I’d like to piggyback on his accurate assessment because I don’t think the ugly craziness is going […]

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