How the media frames the issue of white nationalism is crucial because it impacts how people view the ideology. So far, the media’s framing has been problematic.
Michael Stuprich, a former professor in the Department of English, is suing the college, claiming that he was wrongfully terminated.
Not taking these steps would be an abdication of responsible journalism, as well as a slap in the face to those whose lives have been forever changed by this horrific tragedy.
Since the end of the 2014–15 academic year, the Ithaca College French program has relied solely on part-time adjuncts and full-time contingent faculty hired on one-year contracts.
Concerns about working conditions for contingent faculty members have led to an increase in unionization recently, with part- and full-time contingent faculty sometimes joining together in bargaining units.
“We turned on the news, watched it for probably like three or four hours, saw that there were about a hundred or so people who were killed at the concert hall, and then they closed the border, so we didn’t know what the heck we were going to do,” Greenfield said.
“I was in an office with another part-timer at one point, and I had received word that I had a contract for the next semester, and she didn’t, and she was a mother, and she said to me ‘I have no idea what I’m going to do now. I have to start applying for jobs,’” Grunberg said.
The news organization InsideClimate News and journalists Jamie Kalven and Brandon Smith received awards for Outstanding Achievement in Independent Media” at the eighth annual Izzy Awards on April 6.