Entries Tagged as 'Steve Pearce'

‘Hotly Disputed,’ Outright Misleading: More on the Journal’s Anti-Planned Parenthood Campaign

March 24th, 2016 · 4 Comments · budget policy, civil rights, Congress, inequality, role of government, social safety net

By Denise Tessier After nearly a year’s hiatus from writing for ABQJournalWatch, I am compelled to add to the points my colleague Arthur Alpert made Tuesday in his post about the Journal’s anti-Planned Parenthood campaign. The impetus is Wednesday’s UpFront column – “100 years of fighting for reproductive rights”. At first, the front-page headline prompted […]

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Chasing the DREAM Act: News Judgment Trumps Partisanship

June 20th, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier When a reader approaches the Albuquerque Journal expecting a conservative slant, one’s view is colored to the point it can be surprising when the paper appears to favor, or give top billing to a “liberal” idea – such as President Obama’s policy announcement regarding the partial implementation of the DREAM Act for […]

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Ramping Up the Religious Rhetoric

February 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier Rather than recount, from the beginning, this past month’s riot of male-only hearings and rhetorical backlash on the federal decision that coverage for women’s contraception should be part of a national health care policy, let’s jump right to the end result, reported via the Associated Press in the Albuquerque Journal Feb. 22: […]

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Sins of Omission In Journal Endorsements

November 16th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier Let me start by saying I endorse the sentiments expressed by colleague Arthur Alpert when he says his cause in writing these posts is journalism, rather than to promote one political party over another. Possible appearances to the contrary, that is and has been my intention as well. That said, I submit […]

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