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Close Your Laptop — Now

By Jeff Proctor May 24, 2024

Greetings and salutations, New Mexico in Focus people. I’ve promised to be brief in this space before, then subjected you to 500 or 600 words of context about a particular…

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A Fistful of Dollars

By Jeff Proctor May 17, 2024

So, the most expensive race in New Mexico this election season is…between two Democrats for the job of Bernalillo County district attorney? That’s right: Appointed incumbent Sam Bregman and challenger…

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Reflecting on Campus Protest Coverage as Student Journalists

By Ella Daniel, Paloma Chapa and Leila Chapa, Daily Lobo journalists May 10, 2024

We — Paloma Chapa, Leila Chapa and Ella Daniel — began working in journalism relatively recently and have little experience in writing and photographing for news. In covering the recent…

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Everyone Must Be Engaged

By Megan Kamerick May 4, 2024

Homelessness is one of those issues that now seems insurmountable to many people. We have watched the housing crisis grow like a virus around the country, exacerbated by the pandemic,…

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The Shifting Landscape of NM Politics Coverage in 2024

By Jeff Proctor April 26, 2024

This week, I was pleased to host a roundtable discussion with Source New Mexico Editor Shaun Griswold and freelance reporter Justin Horwath. They’re both old friends, and I was eager…