Entries Tagged as 'unions'

Another Year, Another Press Freedom Incident at CNM

February 27th, 2014 · No Comments · Education, journalism, labor

By Denise Tessier It’s been almost a year since the last incident. And now, we have reports of another misstep by Central New Mexico Community College with regard to its school newspaper, the CNM Chronicle, and student freedom of the press. Kudos to the Albuquerque Journal for covering it. Last year, CNM pulled copies of […]

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Calling for the Bludgeons: Union-bashing Corporate Lobbyist Finds Easy Access to Journal OpEd Page

December 6th, 2012 · 1 Comment · journalism, labor

By Arthur Alpert How wrong can I be? I figured my post on the Hostess bankruptcy (Nov. 27) would be a one-shot, but that underestimated the story’s shelf life. Also, I failed to realize how ardently the Albuquerque Journal would use Hostess to promote its political agenda. Therefore, here’s an update on Twinkies and journalistic […]

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There’s No Excuse for Journal’s One-sided Account of Hostess Liquidation

November 27th, 2012 · 1 Comment · economy, Fact Check, financial coverage, journalism, labor, Uncategorized

By Arthur Alpert This post begins as a tale of two headlines. It will end with an unfunny joke. The Albuquerque Journal headline on the Business Page Saturday, November 17, told us: “Workers’ Strike Proves Fatal to Hostess” The Wall Street Journal headline on the front page that same day read: “Twinkie Maker Hostess To […]

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Where Is Media Advocacy as the U.S. Postal Service – and Rural America – Come Under Siege?

October 3rd, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier Why isn’t local media, including the Albuquerque Journal, championing preservation of the U.S. Postal Service? Aside from it being an American institution that predates nationhood (founded 1775), aside from it being synonymous with the origin and history of most U.S. towns, aside from the delivery service it provides less expensively than private […]

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Journal Readers Jump on Column by Right-Wing Economists

July 25th, 2011 · 5 Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier Headlined, “Only Hope Is Undoing Obama’s Mess,” the guest column covered nearly a quarter of the Op-Ed page of the Albuquerque Journal Wednesday, July 20. Its subhead: “GOP must articulate to voters that we can’t take four more years.” It was no surprise that the column’s authors were Kenneth Brown and Micha […]

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Pickles, Politics and the Journal Hip-Hop

April 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Arthur Alpert Rick Nathanson’s Journal feature on pickles yesterday had me salivating for the crunchy, sour treat found in excellent Jewish delis. Also, I found myself in a pickle – for the newspaper’s Wednesday, April 21 issue reminded me how fascinating the Journal remains despite management’s misuse of it. Take Dan McKay’s front-page story […]

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