Entries Tagged as 'The Atlantic'

Congress Failing Our Students

July 1st, 2013 · No Comments · economy, Education

By Denise Tessier The Albuquerque Journal can’t be blamed, because it has published not one, but two editorials in the past month encouraging Congress to pass legislation that would have stopped today’s doubling of the interest rate on federal Stafford student loans — from 3.4 to 6.8 percent. Several bills aimed at curbing student loan […]

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News in Itself: Backlash Against Heritage Foundation Report Makes Journal’s Front Page

May 9th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Fact Check, immigration, Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier What, to a longtime reader, could have been more astonishing than finding in the Albuquerque Journal a news story containing criticism about the Heritage Foundation? Answer: Seeing that wire service story on the Journal’s front page – and then seeing the Journal follow it up with its own staff-generated report the next […]

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Media Complicit in Allowing 60-Vote Threshold To Become Routine

April 22nd, 2013 · 3 Comments · journalism, Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier Senate Defeats Gun Proposals WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate on Wednesday rejected broader background checks for gun buyers and limits on the capacity of firearm magazines – proposals that had the support of both of New Mexico’s senators. Let’s set aside one’s individual preferences on gun control measures (although polls show that […]

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