Entries Tagged as 'super PACs'

The Journal is troubled by undue influence of the rich and powerful — but only when it comes to the Clinton Foundation

August 6th, 2015 · 2 Comments · campaign finance reform, journalism

By Arthur Alpert Unbelievable! I mean that literally. Sometimes what I happen upon in the Albuquerque Journal is not to be believed. Well, in truth the Journal publishes material every day for which grains of salt are recommended, but what happened today (August 6) was so blatant and egregious as to elicit that “Unbelievable!” Or, […]

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Going Beyond "He said, she said"

April 5th, 2012 · No Comments · energy policy, Fact Check, Uncategorized

By Arthur Alpert The Tuesday, April 3 Albuquerque Journal carried a story I found both praiseworthy and troubling. May I explain why? The piece, from Washington reporter Michael Coleman, was headlined: “‘Big Oil’ Distorts Obama’s Record, Ad in N.M. Says” The story, on C2, reported there’s a new TV ad from a pro-Obama superPAC (Priorities […]

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