Archive for December, 2013

A Riposte to Colleague Bernard Stein’s Things Are Great With D:F/M Journalism – Part I

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Serious journalism and media students on this campus don’t realize, or maybe “don’t imagine” is a better phrase, with whom they are competing  for the best internships. It’s not just students from City University of New York or NYU and Fordham and other local higher ed institutions but The Ivy League, The Big Ten, Rutgers, The Big 12 and more. That’s because New York City is the nation’s media mecca and attracts the attention of fortune hunters from around the country if not the globe.

That realization caused this writer to connect early on with organizations like the Center for Communication, The Business Press Education Foundation, The American Society of Magazine Editors, New America Media, The Independent Press Association (now defunct), The Robert McCormick Foundation, The Ford Foundation, The Foreign Press Association of New York, the Poynter Institute and numerous others.

It also was the primary reason for starting the WORD. So, when a Colleague trumpets thef message (see below) celebrating D:F/M’s debauched journalism effort, I struggle to suppress the scream.

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Protected: Working Title: “Ten-Plus Years Teaching in the Most Corrupt Department at Hunter College” – Part 1

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

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Ending Workplace Bullying: Not Only in the Department of Film and Media Studies But Everywhere

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

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What Would They Say Under Oath?

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Phony Violence in the Workplace Complaints have been filed against two members of the Department of Film and Media Studies at Hunter College.
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Which Colleague Chaired the Infamous Four Barnacles of the Apocalypse D:F/M Grade Appeals Committee

Monday, December 16th, 2013

bfl-suspects

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Which Ones in the Department of Film and Media Studies at Hunter College Are the Most Likely to Participate in Academic Bullying?

Monday, December 16th, 2013
Colleagues in the Hunter College Department of Film and Media Studies were Academic Bullying is endemic.

Colleagues in the Hunter College Department of Film and Media Studies were Academic Bullying is endemic.

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Protected: The Four Barnacles of the Apocalypse: A True Story

Monday, December 16th, 2013

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Wuss!

Monday, December 16th, 2013

Another followup on the New York Times article, a weak follow on an article in the Chronicle of Higher Education, about Hunter’s President. But this has more to do with a D:F/M Colleague.

When Ms. Anderson’s letter was released, Stuart B. Ewen, a professor who is an outspoken critic of Ms. Raab, tried to press the case against her with Matthew Goldstein, who was then CUNY’s chancellor. — From the New York Times story, “Amid Exits, President of Hunter College Is Assailed for Her Management Style,” by New York Times reporter Ariel Kaminer.

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Which Are the Most Likely to Participate in a Phony Violence in the Workplace Complaint Against a Colleague?

Monday, December 16th, 2013
Colleagues in the Hunter College Department of Film and Media Studies were Academic Bullying is endemic.

Colleagues, including retirees, of the Hunter College Department of Film and Media Studies which has a strong tradition of academic bullying.

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