Abe blessed me with his mentoring -- how many journalists and writers are so fortunate? He taught me, most of all, about the power of words. He taught me the art of story telling.
In a recent NYT piece, Nicholas Kristof argued that the main determinant blocking academics from being read by mainstream readers results from the arcane ways in which they write. That is not the problem. The problem lies not with academics' prose, but rather with access to mainstream publications.
If for-profit college executives want to make their institutions truly "indispensable," they should shift their priorities from deceptive advertising, Washington lobbying, and media spinning, and start truly focusing on preparing students for careers.
Let us provide some context to those who relied on the Times's (non-existent) coverage of SOPA, prior to January 18th.
What besides the sheer volume of announcements and splashy launches has made the last month in media different from any other?
Over the years, I found that I expanded these bite size mindfulness exercises into full-blown practices in my own life. Now I sit and meditate every morning, and try to approach life in a more mindful way.
If the Tribune is going to use the pages of the New York Times to write about wealthy donors to Texas gubernatorial campaigns, it would seem the Times would want them to disclose they are also taking money from those same people.
It is not only the impossible "have it all" ideal that is problematic; it is an entire hat trick of nonsensical ideals that we need to eliminate from our sights.
I always thought, perhaps naively, that the Times was not going after just the wealthy, that they might have a commitment to people at the lower end of the wealth scale. Then I encountered the February 11 edition.
Professors do need to engage more fully in public debates. We must do so in a way more hospitable to those without post-graduate degrees.
At this reunion at Chalo's wedding, there was something missing: That imaginary shield I wore my whole time as a teenager was gone.
If enVisionMATH is adopted nationally, how much money does Pearson stand to make? And is this program even effective?
PALM SPRINGS, CA - It is "early days" for paid posts, the new native advertising program just introduced by The New York Times, but it is set to grow ...
There is no time. Or, when there is time, your back is killing you from being a Baby Sherpa or child wrangler. Sex? Let's fill the tub with hot water for a good soak and then we can talk about it. Except, oops, no, you're asleep.
The funny thing about weddings is that brides, grooms and families want them to be "perfect." They tell DJ's not to play certain songs and they also beg family members not to embarrass themselves. They want the food to come out perfectly and everything to go as planned. It is a once in a lifetime opportunity. It is the moment most people dream about.
I appreciate the good intentions of Kristof's piece. I absolutely agree with him about the need for more psychiatric beds in this country. But I disagree with Kristof's underlying premise that most of the mentally ill end up in jail or cannot hold down a job.