For the Jacob Burns Film Center, a Season of Off Screen Turmoil

The Jacob Burns Film Center in Westchester, a celebrated venue that enjoys backing from cinema’s A-list, has been roiled by the dismissal of one of its original leaders who was accused of bullying behavior.

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Is It Finally Twilight for the Theater’s Sacred Monsters?

Many of the “great men” who helped America create its classics, its institutions and its own acting style were tyrants. We need to cut them loose.

#metoo-movement, #actors-and-actresses, #bullies, #edelstein-gordon, #fosse-bob, #horovitz-israel, #kazan-elia, #labor-and-jobs, #robbins-jerome, #rudin-scott, #theater, #wages-and-salaries

Don’t Referee Every Schoolyard Conflict. Help Kids Learn to Solve Them on Their Own.

When parents interfere too much, children miss out on building an essential life skill.

#bullies, #children-and-childhood, #education-k-12, #hershovitz-scott, #internal-sub-only-nl, #lord-of-the-flies-book, #parenting, #playgrounds, #teenagers-and-adolescence

In Europe’s Schoolyards, Putin’s War Hurts Russian-Speaking Children

Across the continent, pupils face bullying, harassment and humiliation over the invasion of Ukraine, another perverse effect of a war that is overwhelmingly affecting the innocent.

#aachen-germany, #bullies, #education-k-12, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022

Apps and Oranges: Behind Apple’s ‘Bullying’ on Trademarks

The company has opposed singer-songwriters, school districts and food blogs for trying to trademark names or logos featuring an apple — or a pear or pineapple.

#apple-corps-ltd, #apple-inc, #bullies, #computers-and-the-internet, #fruit, #intellectual-property, #logos, #oranges, #patent-and-trademark-office-us, #pears, #pineapples, #small-business, #trademarks-and-trade-names

A Fraudster Who Just Can’t Seem to Stop … Selling Eyeglasses

Consider the case of an online retail bully who appears to keep harassing his customers.

#borker-vitaly, #bullies, #counterfeit-merchandise, #customer-relations, #decormyeyes-com, #frauds-and-swindling, #google-inc

Florida Girl Arrested Over Threats She Didn’t Make Sues Her School

Nia Whims, 13, was held in juvenile detention for 11 days after a classmate impersonated her on Instagram. Information proving her innocence was “available at the press of a button,” a lawsuit claims.

#broward-county-fla, #bullies, #charter-schools, #florida, #impostors-criminal, #instagram-inc, #meta-platforms-inc, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #social-media, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #threats-and-threatening-messages, #whims-nia

Must I Donate a Kidney to My Awful Brother?

The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on what you owe to a sibling who didn’t treat you right and how to handle a potential bullying situation at your child’s school.

#bullies, #ethics-personal, #kidneys, #organ-donation, #parenting

How the Clique Books Taught Me to Hate Other Girls and Myself

I thought these middle-grade novels would help me navigate private school. Instead, they immersed me in bullying and materialism.

#books-and-literature, #bullies, #harrison-lisi, #the-clique-book, #two-thousands-decade, #women-and-girls, #youth

A Young Cheyenne Leader Was Beaten Bloody. The Response Brought More Pain.

Since Silver Little Eagle was robbed last month, she said she had been bullied and harassed, and failed by the very tribal systems she had campaigned to change.

#assaults, #billings-mont, #bullies, #content-type-personal-profile, #little-eagle-silver, #local-government, #montana, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #native-americans, #northern-cheyenne-indian-reservation-mont, #women-and-girls

School District Agrees to Pay $3 Million After a Bullied Boy, 8, Killed Himself

Cincinnati Public Schools reached the settlement on Friday, more than three years after Gabriel Taye died by suicide.

#bullies, #carson-elementary-school-cincinnati-ohio, #cincinnati-ohio, #education-k-12, #parenting, #reynolds-cornelia-1989, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #taye-benyam, #taye-gabriel-d-2017

It’s the Media’s ‘Mean-Too’ Moment. Stop Yelling and Go to Human Resources.

In public radio, there is either an epidemic of bullying or an epidemic of whining, depending on whom you ask.

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WNYC Fires Bob Garfield, Co-Host of ‘On the Media’

New York Public Radio, which owns WNYC, said Mr. Garfield had violated its anti-bullying policy. Mr. Garfield said he had yelled and that “the provocation was extraordinary and simply shocking.”

#bullies, #garfield-bob, #new-york-public-radio, #radio, #wnyc

Texas High Schoolers Set Prices for Classmates in ‘Slave Trade’ Chat

A school district in Aledo, Texas, said it had meted out “disciplinary consequences” after ninth graders assigned dollar values to students of color in private Snapchat messages.

#bullies, #cyberharassment, #discrimination, #school-discipline-students, #texas

Pennsylvania Woman Accused of Using Deepfake Technology to Harass Cheerleaders

Three teenagers in a Bucks County cheerleading program were subjected to a campaign of harassment using altered videos and spoof phone numbers, police officials said.

#artificial-intelligence, #bucks-county-pa, #bullies, #cellular-telephones, #cyberharassment, #rumors-and-misinformation, #teenagers-and-adolescence, #text-messaging, #wireless-communications

Can Andrew Cuomo Continue to Lead?

The governor has lost his political allies and the public’s confidence.

#bullies, #cuomo-andrew-m, #elections-state-legislature, #politics-and-government, #sexual-harassment, #state-legislatures

Britney Spears and the Era of Celebrity Reappraisals

Monica Lewinsky. Janet Jackson. Lindsay Lohan. Whitney Houston. We are living in an era of reappraisals.

#metoo-movement, #bullies, #celebrities, #documentary-films-and-programs, #hilton-paris, #houston-whitney, #jackson-janet, #lohan-lindsay, #magazines, #spears-britney, #women-and-girls, #your-feed-selfcare

From Britney Spears to Janet Jackson, the Era of the Celebrity Reappraisal

Monica Lewinsky. Janet Jackson. Lindsay Lohan. Whitney Houston. We are living in an era of reappraisals.

#metoo-movement, #bullies, #celebrities, #documentary-films-and-programs, #hilton-paris, #houston-whitney, #jackson-janet, #lohan-lindsay, #magazines, #spears-britney, #women-and-girls, #your-feed-selfcare

Can Andrew Cuomo’s ‘Bullying’ Style Still Work in Politics?

The scrutiny of Covid-19 deaths in New York nursing homes has also put the governor’s aggressive behavior in the spotlight.

#bullies, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cuomo-andrew-m, #deaths-fatalities, #kim-ron-t, #new-york-state, #nursing-homes, #politics-and-government, #state-legislatures

When the Threat of Political Violence Is Real

Congress has been here before. It wasn’t pretty.

#bullies, #debates-political, #democratic-party, #house-of-representatives, #republican-party, #senate, #slavery-historical, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

A Wintry Tale of Deliverance

The George Saunders story “Tenth of December” poses a question that absorbs many patients and caregivers: Can we save ourselves or each other from suffering?

#bullies, #cancer, #saunders-george, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #yeats-william-butler

A Gymnastics Coach, a Misconduct Complaint and a Hall of Fame Berth

The sport’s leaders say they want to end a bullying approach to coaching that has become a part of its culture, but athletes see reasons to doubt that commitment.

#bullies, #coaches-and-managers, #gymnastics, #han-qi-gymnastics-coach, #haney-maggie-1978, #hernandez-laurie-2000, #hoffman-hailee-1996, #international-gymnastics-federation, #nassar-lawrence-g-1963, #peters-don, #usa-gymnastics, #wright-mary-gymnastics-coach

How to Have a Disagreement Like an Adult, According to Deepak Chopra

The longtime New Age celebrity has a working theory about how we can all get along. Your mileage may vary.

#buddhism, #bullies, #chopra-deepak, #content-type-service, #la-jolla-calif, #meditation, #social-media, #your-feed-selfcare

I Was Bullied for Being Arab. Nine Inch Nails Threw Me a Lifeline.

As a teenage girl paralyzed with fear, one of the darkest albums of the 1990s, “The Downward Spiral,” gave me the guts to rebel against my tormentors.

#bullies, #mtv-networks, #music, #nine-inch-nails-music-group, #reznor-trent, #the-downward-spiral-album

A Global Health Star Under Fire

Former and current employees accuse Dr. Lucica Ditiu, leader of Stop TB, of harassment and bullying. The complaints threaten to slow prevention efforts worldwide.

#africa, #black-people, #bullies, #discrimination, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #hiring-and-promotion, #mexico, #race-and-ethnicity, #stop-tb-partnership, #tuberculosis, #united-nations, #workplace-hazards-and-violations, #your-feed-science

Investigations at Essence Find No Evidence of Abusive Work Culture

Two law firms interviewed current and former employees after an anonymous essay accused company leaders of bullying and harassment.

#black-people, #bullies, #dennis-richelieu, #discrimination, #essence-magazine, #magazines, #morgan-lewisbockius, #proskauer-rose, #sexual-harassment, #wanga-caroline-a, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

What if Some Kids Are Better Off at Home?

For parents like me, the pandemic has come with a revelation: For our children, school was torture.

#anxiety-and-stress, #bullies, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #education-k-12, #parenting, #quarantines, #shutdowns-institutional