Entries Tagged as 'University of New Mexico'

Journal Helps Whip Up ‘Celebrate Sex’ Controversy at UNM

October 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Education, journalism

By Denise Tessier The recent brouhaha over four days of “Celebration of Sex” seminars at the University of New Mexico reminded this reader of the CNM administration’s discomfort when a student newspaper dedicated an issue to sex education at that community college last year. Only this time, it could be argued that the Albuquerque Journal […]

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More Shocking Than Sex: Censorship of Student Journalism

March 29th, 2013 · 1 Comment · journalism

By Denise Tessier It’s a timely coincidence that the Spring issue of UNM’s alumni magazine Mirage featured four former editors and the current editor of the UNM Daily Lobo addressing the value of “an independent student newspaper.” It’s timely because it came just days before Central New Mexico Community College administrators shut down CNM’s student […]

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A Good Question Is Raised – But Not by the Journal

May 16th, 2011 · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier The Weekly Alibi has run an editorial I’d hoped I would read in the Journal – not exactly as worded by its guest columnist – but the gist of the message is there: With President David Schmidly’s late-April declaration that he will be stepping down next year, the time has come to […]

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Another Opportunity Missed

November 9th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier Well aware that it’s operating with a skeleton staff, I held out little hope the Albuquerque Journal would send a reporter to cover the “Mexico in a Nutshell” speech by Carlos Fuentes the day before Halloween. As expected, the state’s largest daily did not provide reportage from the lecture that drew nearly […]

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