Archive for the ‘Journalism’ Category

“The Controversy Continues” & Larry Shore – Part 1

Monday, September 19th, 2016

[Editor’s Note – What follows was an unpublished blog sitting on the back burner for a few years. I decided today would be a good day to publish. Most of the comments by Colleague Larry Shore are malarkey and stuff he has made up or twisted. I will respond point by point in the near future.]

The headline is a reference to a comment several years ago by Colleague Peter Parisi about angst, anger and frustration directed at the WORD by ersatz student activists known as SLAM – the Student Liberation Action Movement – because they couldn’t control the publication despite clandestine, sympathetic and sometimes clandestine support from certain Colleagues in the Department of Film and Media Studies.

My stomach tightened when Parisi made the comment. I, ambivalent, relaxed somewhat when he also said, and this is a recollection despite the quote marks for effect, “That’s good,” meaning the controversy attracted a lot of attention. Of course, Parisi didn’t ask me how I felt about the “controversy.”

I am publishing below Larry Shore’s email to me without comment. That will  come later, yet, I have to say this. One, I would have coffee with the Colleague identified below only if I was accompanied by an entourage of Ninjas. Two, the lies and deceit threaten to overpower my peace of mind.

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Monday, September 12th, 2016

I don’t agree with all the suggestions and ideas in this graphic. But it has significance.

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How to Squash Workplace Bullying Without Bullying Back
Infographic by Quill


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Ambushed by the Lumpen Goombah: The Clemente Soto Vélez Scandal – A Gofundme Project?

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

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Time for a Fatwa?

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

What think ye, Colleague Larry Shore Who Calls Himself a Professor?
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Study Suggests Rude Behavior in the Workplace Is Contagious

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

By Zawn Villines, GoodTherapy.org Correspondent

Incivility—defined as unsociable or rude behavior—in an often politically charged workplace can spread like a virus from one employee to another, according to a new study published in the Journal of Applied Psychology. Researchers say workplace unkindness can leave employees feeling psychologically fatigued, and that exhaustion can cause them to mistreat other workers. This cycle can lead to a workplace that some may consider emotionally abusive.

Read full article here. (Note my comments at end of article)

 

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Attention Colleague Larry Shore Who Calls Himself a Professor on Linkedin

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

Recalling as I do, your short stint as chair of the #D:F/M grade appeals committee, this link’s for you!

The Syllabus as a Contract

Attention Colleague Larry Shore Who Identifies Himself on His Linkedin Page as a Professor: Is It Headhunting Time?

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

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