Entries Tagged as 'Solyndra'

Not Much Fanfare Now That Solyndra Loan Program Promise Is Fulfilled

January 3rd, 2015 · No Comments · energy policy, environment, journalism, Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier During years of constant claims by conservatives – parroted by media like the Albuquerque Journal – the name “Solyndra” became shorthand for a fool’s errand, both in terms of the promise of green alternative energy and the Obama administration’s encouragement of it. So, now that the federal loan program behind Solyndra has […]

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Willed Superficiality

November 20th, 2014 · 3 Comments · journalism, NM Legislature

By Arthur Alpert Not a day passes that the Albuquerque Journal does not offer a lesson or five or six in how not to do journalism. This drives me crazy because I get lost trying to decide what to target first. Should I point out stories the Journal ignores, presumably because its plutocratic agenda forbids? […]

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Widespread Misunderstanding: Round Two

March 20th, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier As he did with his Senate clarifications on rising gas prices, U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman last week found he needed to set the record straight on another energy misunderstanding, this time related to a $50 light bulb. Bingaman’s latest clarification took the form of a guest column that appeared in the Albuquerque […]

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A Pattern of Omission

November 19th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Arthur Alpert It’s perhaps a newspaper’s most fundamental decision – what to cover and what to ignore. For a critic, it’s easier to examine what is published, of course, than identify what’s missing. But when you can do the latter and, better yet, find discernible patterns in the tapestry of unpublished news, that’s very […]

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Solyndra Overkill

November 16th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Arthur Alpert The Albuquerque Journal ran two more Solyndra stories today, Wednesday, Nov. 16. There was a Washington Post news story on A3 and an Op Ed arguing that Solyndra’s bust is just the latest in a long line of poor energy investments by Washington on A9. Since Solyndra filed for bankruptcy at the […]

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