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The Albuquerque Journal is a real life news paper that has made several appearances in the fictional world of Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul.

History[]

Background[]

Mike Ehrmantraut reads the Journal everyday while having breakfast at Loyola's Family Restaurant. ("Rebecca",  "Nailed",  "Sabrosito",  "Talk",  "Madrigal")

Better Call Saul[]

Season 1[]

Hero newspaper

After concocting a scheme to get publicity for saving a billboard worker who was taking down his parody of HHM, Jimmy gets the story published in the Metro and New Mexico section of the Journal. He tries to conceal the news from Chuck by hiding the Albuquerque Journal from him, but Chuck suspecting a Slippin' Jimmy moment, braves the outdoors and steals a neighbours copy of the paper. ("Hero")

Season 2[]

While pouring coffee in his mug, Fran asked Mike if there's anything good in the Journal he's currently reading and Mike politely replied, "Well, was there ever anything good in the paper?" ("Nailed")

Breaking Bad[]

Season 1[]

Jake Pinkman contacted the Albuquerque Journal and asked what kind of chemicals they use to bleach their paper, which resulted in the Journal writing and article about the subject and Jake earning an Environmental Consciousness Award. ("Cancer Man")

Season 2[]

Marie Schrader has a patient at her clinic who works for the Albuquerque Journal and she was interested in writing an article about savewalterwhite.com earning thousands in anonymous donations after being told about it. ("ABQ")

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