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Mark Bresnan
English professor and scholar at . Ph.D.
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AAUP Oct 11
We've examined the latest data on tenure and the casualization of faculty labor. Our finding: Non-tenure-track positions amounted to 73% of instructional faculty at all US institutions combined in 2016. This has implications for all
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Jay Rosen Oct 8
Replying to @jayrosen_nyu
What's happening here is that investigative journalism's power to expose has been superseded by a larger power: not only to flood the zone with shit, but to polarize and exhaust through polarization the patience of the sort of public that this sort of journalism depends upon. END
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Mark Bresnan Oct 5
Something that makes me happy tonight: a new issue of to enjoy this weekend. Thanks .
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David Roberts Oct 1
Replying to @drvox
"Objectivity" is such a weird myth. Spending years training yourself to withhold judgment does not make you a better reporter. It makes you an easy target! Judgment is a muscle that grows weak with disuse.
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Mark Bresnan Sep 30
Joan Didion, “Trouble in Lakewood,” 1993.
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Nathan Rabin Sep 28
All us straight white men ask for is that no one hurts our feelings in any way, for any reason, no matter what we've done. Is that too much?
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The Hoarse Whisperer Sep 27
I am so goddamned sick of a political system where no man can be too imperfect and no woman can be perfect enough.
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Deadspin Sep 26
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Paul Hanstedt Sep 26
Replying to @curriculargeek
This is what a WICKED assignment looks like: the student must assume authority for the content. They must explain it to someone who is unfamiliar with that content. As a result, students learn the content more thoroughly AND come a way with a greater sense of their capabilities!
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ClickHole Sep 26
A Slippery Slope: Could Bill Cosby’s Conviction Lead To A Mob Mentality Where Society Wantonly Punishes Any Serial Rapist After Decades Of Inaction?
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Ben Jacobs Sep 25
At a pre debate rally, Phil Bredesen asks the high school marching band there to play a song for him. They play Africa by Toto.
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John Warner Sep 25
The letter is another example of the "elite" rallying around one of their own without consideration for the underlying ethics and morals. Also see, Amy Chua's backing of Kavanaugh, and the high profile academics reflexively rallying around Avital Ronell.
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Daniel Dale Sep 25
Trump begins his UN speech by saying his administration has accomplished more than "almost any administration in the history of our country." There is some laughter in the hall. "So true," he says. The laughter gets louder. "Didn't expect that reaction," Trump says.
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Joe Perticone Sep 21
This ad has to have the biggest wow moment of any political ad I’ve ever seen
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Literary Hub Sep 21
A ranking of punctuation marks based on a conversation overheard at the Lit Hub office just now: 11. You 10. can't 9. rank 8. them 7. because 6. each 5. is 4. vital 3. to 2. disambiguation 1. emdash
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Grant Ginder Sep 20
Hi hello here is some fun news!
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Mark Bresnan Sep 20
Replying to @GrantGinder
Awesome, congratulations!
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Timothy Denevi Sep 17
Replying to @TimDenevi
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Chris Chavez Sep 16
2:01:40!! THE GREATEST OF ALL-TIME IS NOW THE FASTEST OF ALL-TIME ELIUD KIPCHOGE BREAKS THE MARATHON WORLD RECORD.
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Simon Prosser Sep 14
DAVID FOSTER WALLACE’s course note definition of ‘creative nonfiction’ is the best I’ve ever come across
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