In a document titled “Open Letter Demanding the Overhaul of McGill’s Statement of Academi Freedom,” eight McGill student associations called for greater restrictions on academic freedom and freedom of expression on campus. They cited Professor Salzman’s writings as an example of academic freedom gone wrong. Describing his offenses, they write, “Salzman goes on to condemn multiculturalism, immigration, gender parity, cultural equality, social justice, and the Black Lives Matter movement, along with dismissing the existence of rape culture and systemic racism.” Professor Boghossian questioned many aspects of what may be broadly referred to as “wokeism,” including trigger warnings, safe spaces, DEI, and CRT. He also participated in the now famous “grievance studies affair,” in which he contributed absurdist papers to peer-reviewed journals in an attempt to demonstrate the failings of postmodern academia.
- The rant from Will McAvoy in the first episode of The Newsroom remains a delicious gem.
- Sloan involves herself in making sure they don’t miss another opportunity to be together.
- A two-time cancer survivor who works constantly, Rodgers says social media gives him a way to stay in touch with fans.
- The plays were always intended for the company of actors that we have at the Purple Rose at any given time.
- Even in a room full of the most conservative talking heads in the world, that question would be incredibly pandering, yet they all answer it like it’s a serious debate.
And then Jeff Daniels’ character chimes in about America not being the greatest country like he’s got the hidden knowledge of the Dead Sea scrolls at his command, and everyone in the room looks so shocked that such an opinion could even exist. It’s like a show about politics written by a 17-year-old who just recently grasped the difference between Democrats and Republicans. I think it was more popular with fans than with Journalists.
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The site reported that the Security Intelligence Service had scrutinized Yang and that in an interview with the Financial Times in 2011, Yang had confirmed that he attended two military institutions that Newsroom described as “elite Chinese spy schools”. The Financial Times says one of the schools is part of China’s military intelligence apparatus, https://aix-pression.com/2014/06/la-routourne-par-ribery training linguists to intercept foreign communications. Yang was a lecturer at the Foreign Language Institute and his immigration file shows he taught the English language and American studies. Yang claimed he taught his students to simply monitor communications, rather than carry out “the physical act of spying”. He conceded he could be seen as having taught spies. The New Zealand Herald later reported that Yang did not disclose his links to the schools in his citizenship applications.
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I really loved the show also but by the last few episodes it felt like I was watching internet forum debates being re-enacted. Three months after the series was picked up, Jane Fonda signed on to play Leona Lansing, the CEO of the fictional network’s parent company. Fonda was married to Turner Broadcasting System and CNN founder Ted Turner for 10 years.
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Professor Fischthal said the N-word while reading aloud a passage from Mark Twain’s novelPudd’nhead Wilson. Professor Moore hung a “Blue Lives Matter” flag outside of his office door. Aggrieved students also referenced his past critiques of Title IX and diversity initiatives. In a video posted on TikTok, Professor Currie appears to accuse employees at a local business of being illegal immigrants. In fact, academics are now expected to devote themselves to the “work” of being “anti-” all of the above (e.g. recent rhetoric surrounding “doing antiracist work”). Aaron Sorkin and Paulina Porizkova have broken up, the 56-year-old model shared Tuesday on Instagram.
I am sure he’s going to do good work no matter what, and am sad to see the series end so soon. The Newsroom – first season was excellent. It definitely had Olbermann written all over it. I hope he comes back to tv politics someday.
She said, “I end up having this angst every semester that a lot of my lower ones are Blacks, happens almost every semester.” In an online video meeting, Professor Sandra Sellers, one of Professor Batson’s colleagues, lamented that the lowest performing students in her classes tend to be black. Batson did not denounce Sellers’ statement during the meeting.
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Clea DuVall’s appearance as the leaker at the end of the episode lit the touchpaper for the final three episodes. Let’s hope Aaron Sorkin’s fictional world doesn’t end before then—but if it did, I’d applaud the audacity. Jim is by far my least favorite character on The Newsroom, since he is possessed of the same know-it-all, holier-than-thou arrogance as most of its characters but doesn’t have the guts to admit it. But, amidst further boring debate with Maggie over the newsiness of her EPA story, he semi-admits that he was a judgmental jerk to Hallie . I previously remarked on this third season showing a reflective side to Sorkin’s tropes—is this another example?