V.19 No.30 | 7/29/2010
Bear With Me
A small-town reporter goes for broke
By John Bear
V.19 No.29 |
Photo by Geneva Collins; Copyright © 2001 Current Publishing Committee
Daniel Schorr dead at 93
By Jerry Cornelius [ Sat Jul 24 2010 8:18 AM ]
The fearless journalist who famously made Richard Nixon's shit list—and leaked the Pike report to the Village Voice when his then-employer CBS was too scared to run with it—is dead at age 93. He never backed down. The world needs more guys like him.
V.19 No.25 |
The Daily Word 06.28.10: Gun laws, free speech, oil spill
By Jessica Cassyle Carr [ Mon Jun 28 2010 11:01 AM ]
Labor unions support immigration reform as a result of Arizona's oppressive law.
Insipid South African reporter babe Lara Logan insults Michael Hastings and demonstrates the current wackness of journalism.
U.S. Supreme Court protects the right to bear arms.
NM police can make DUI arrests based solely on third-party tips.
FDIC closes a failed NM bank.
Is the world entering a "third depression?" Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman thinks so.
Chinese government claims to support free speech, bans soldiers from using social media.
An amazing nineteenth century tale of a couple's escape from slavery—it involves gender bending.
The Cooking Channel "boasts a worldly feel, not unlike the international aisle at Safeway."
Learn to make cooling gazpacho and variations thereof.
See beautiful beaches, scorn the desert.
East Mountain residents (including bears) should be bear aware.
Lindsay Lohan is to star in a graphic non-porno about porno.
Vince Neil arrested, apparently didn't learn his lesson when he killed that guy from Hanoi Rocks.
Weather: Possible rain today, regular/hot throughout the rest of the week.
V.19 No.11 | 3/18/2010
The Alibi Wins 7 First-Place New Mexico Press Women Awards
By Laura Marrich [ Tue Mar 16 2010 7:04 PM ]
Competing against newspapers across the state, the Weekly Alibi swept the New Mexico Press Women Communications Contest with 9 awards. The Alibi's food writing, arts and entertainment coverage, news reporting, features, columns and editing were chosen as superlative in New Mexico.
Seven of the entries are first-place winners and will go on to the National Federation of Press Women Communications Contest, where they'll square off against every other Press Women chapter in the country. (The NFPW is a nationwide organization of professional women and men in the press and media fields.) We expect to do well there, as we've done every year that we've entered.
Here's a list of the Alibi's winners:
First Place: News reporting, Marisa Demarco
First Place: Enterprise reporting, Marisa Demarco
First Place: Feature story, Erin Adair-Hodges
First Place: Section edited by entrant, Erin Adair-Hodges
First Place: Food articles, Ari LeVaux
First place: Publications regularly edited by entrant, Laura Marrich
First place: Single page regularly edited by entrant – Lifestyle or Entertainment, Laura Marrich
Second Place: Columns, Alex Limkin
Third Place: Arts and Entertainment articles, Erin Adair-Hodges
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