Entries Tagged as 'voting rights'

Relegating The Civil Rights Struggle To The Past

March 16th, 2015 · 1 Comment · civil rights, journalism, voting rights

By Arthur Alpert Oh, the things you learn from reading the Albuquerque Journal! America’s eternal struggle with race is pretty much history. Did you know that? Truth be told, I didn’t. Not, that is, until I read the Journal’s headlines over the story of the recent commemoration of the “Bloody Sunday” march in Selma 50 […]

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Another Major Voter Disenfranchisement Story Goes Unmentioned in the Journal

November 15th, 2012 · 1 Comment · voting rights

By Arthur Alpert What’s most impressive about the Albuquerque Journal is its imperviousness to events. Elections, for example, may come and go, but we can depend upon the state’s largest daily to focus, without blinking, on promoting its editorial agenda through the paper – on its opinion pages and even the so-called news columns. Of […]

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Voter Fraud, Orwell and Chutzpah

September 27th, 2012 · 1 Comment · journalism, voting rights

By Arthur Alpert What’s most amazing about the Albuquerque Journal is not its daily assault on journalistic decency. No, it’s the nerve – chutzpah, if you prefer – with which management crusades against fairness. Today, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, the editors published an Op Ed criticizing certain journalists for selling out and quoting George Orwell. […]

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