Medill Dean Charles Whitaker's statement on The Daily Northwestern's coverage of campus events
Steve SalernoHonestly, I felt this statement from the Northwestern dean could've been stronger. I still get the sense that Whitaker has, in the back of his mind, concerns/complaints about students being "triggered." But I'm so grateful for this response @CNN@chronicle
The Daily Northwestern is the student newspaper of Northwestern University, which is home to the Medill School of Journalism—one of the
Steve SalernoThere's been debate over whether the school's column was intended as parody. If it wasn't it should've been. You don't "retraumatize students" by publishing pix of a visiting dignitary. And getting hold of people's contact info used to be called journalism
Steve SalernoHelluva story from David Crosby on the time he heard the Coltrane group play. Prep yourself for an exclamation midway through. For the record, if you "get" jazz, you don't have to be out-of-skull high to have this reaction to Trane.
In a statement to "Charisma," Crist confessed to "destructive and sinful" behavior and apologized to fans.
Steve SalernoRead the opening anecdote of this story--which is apparently intended to be oh-so-disturbing--and tell me if this is
(1) a guy hitting (albeit doggedly) on a woman, or
(2) #MeToo worthy abuse that merits his being canceled.
I'm honestly asking.
FiveThirtyEight is tracking Donald Trump’s approval ratings throughout his presidency.
Steve SalernoDisapproval of Trump has held fairly steady throughout presidency; no signs of a spike now. In fact, it is less severe now than it was pre-impeachment. And approval spiked when Mueller report tanked. Is there danger here for overreaching Dems? @CNN@MSNBC
An army of nonfaculty staff push for action and social justice at the expense of free inquiry.
Steve SalernoNothing all that new here, but an excellent summary of where we are, with some killer examples. Yale’s mission statement for decades was “to create, preserve, and disseminate knowledge.” Now Yale is about "improving the world." No mention of knowledge @CNN