Entries Tagged as 'Scott Walker'

A Self-Made Trap: Pity for the Commissars, Part Two

May 8th, 2016 · No Comments · journalism, Koch brothers

By Arthur Alpert As I write Thursday, May 6, Albuquerque Journal editors ask a good question at the top of the front page, “Is the GOP ready to follow Trump? I have a better question –is the Albuquerque Journal ready to follow Trump? The Journal has spent the entire primary season, after all, clobbering Mr. […]

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What’s behind the Journal’s anti-Trump campaign?

October 2nd, 2015 · 2 Comments · Fact Check, journalism, Koch brothers, tax policy

By Arthur Alpert Most mornings, I read the Albuquerque Journal over breakfast, then turn to the computer to sample the Washington Post and NY Times. The Post’s news stories are all over the lot, leaving me with no clue as to what the Post’s editorials will say. The same is true of the NY Times; […]

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Just Suppose

June 14th, 2012 · 1 Comment · journalism, role of government

By Arthur Alpert Suppose you owned a newspaper and wanted to use it to advance a political agenda that was rightist – sometimes conservative but more often radically rightist. And suppose that you, the newspaper owner, weren’t satisfied with editorializing along those lines or loading your opinion pages with ditto-headed writers, but wanted your news […]

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