Entries Tagged as 'UpFront'

A Curmudgeon’s Prediction: Newspapers Coming Back

January 14th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier For years, I’ve enjoyed Dale Dauten’s “Corporate Curmudgeon,” a King Features Syndicate column run by the Albuquerque Journal’s Business Outlook. Monday’s (Jan. 10) installment — which, according to the column, is Dauten’s second-to-last after more than 20 years — included a string of paragraphs summarizing some of what Dauten says he’s learned […]

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Well Played, Sir

January 13th, 2011 · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

By Tracy Dingmann I always love to see an old hand shake it up a bit. I think that’s why I liked Thom Cole’s “UpFront” column so much yesterday (Jan. 12). Yep, you heard me right, I said I liked it. (I know I’ve not been his biggest fan.) Why? Because what Cole did was […]

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An Equal Opportunity Attack Dog?

January 10th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

By Tracy Dingmann When I think of the Albuquerque Journal, equal opportunity isn’t the first concept that pops into my head. But the phrase actually came to mind the other day when I encountered the second Thom Cole “UpFront” column to take new Gov. Susana Martinez to task for something she did. It was Cole’s […]

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Better Late Than Never – Quigley's Column Poses Tough Economic Questions for Gov.-Elect

November 9th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

By Tracy Dingmann More than a few fans of good journalism and open government wished local journalists had worked a little bit harder to reveal the tightly-wrapped gubernatorial candidate that was Susana Martinez –  specifically, to get more answers from her about how she actually intended to lead the state out of its current budget […]

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An Ode To Joline

February 26th, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Arthur Alpert The Albuquerque Journal may be authoritarian, but at least it’s not totalitarian – not one thing, not perfectly honed to its partisan ends. That’s most apparent in Joline Gutierrez Krueger’s UpFront columns, like the narrative atop the front page Monday, Feb. 22. Under the headline, “It’s Too Late for Teen but Not […]

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Separating Turkey Talk From Truth

October 21st, 2009 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier Earlier this month, an UpFront column in the Albuquerque Journal got me so teed off  I ended up spreading the gist of it in conversations with friends and family. I wanted to make sure they were aware, too, of what I perceived as an injustice and new level of ludicrousness on the […]

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