Stories

Roy H. Park School of Communications



by Sarah Brylinsky ’09

It was difficult for me to breathe by the time I’d reached my room in Quito. Ten thousand feet above sea level, the fourth floor seemed more like the forty-fourth floor, and the backpack which had weighed under 30 pounds in Pennsylvania now weighed at least 655. In the next ten days I would hike higher...

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The Watergate reporter visits IC just weeks before the identity of the infamous Deep Throat is revealed.   by Erika Spaet ’09

In the 1970s United States politics—indeed, the whole society—was rocked by the Nixon administration’s Watergate scandal. Now the country is still under the shadows of the...

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Using the Second Life online universe as a teaching and marketing tool.   by Zeke Wright ’07

Second Life is no computer game. It’s a “metaverse,” or alternate universe. It exists online, and its population is growing daily. There is no predetermined way to play, and you don’t win or lose. Users do enjoy a...

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Few English-language journalists are as intimate with contemporary Middle Eastern issues as Robert Fisk. Ithaca College was fortunate to have the widely respected author as its Park Distinguished Visitor Series guest this spring.

Fisk, who lives in Lebanon and has covered the region for 31 years, is currently the Middle East correspondent for the British newspaper the...

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Author, syndicated columnist, and Park Scholar Tenth Anniversary Speaker Norman Solomon talks about good journalism and bad.  by Erika Spaet '09

Opening the morning paper and getting fingers messy with ink is as much a ritual for many Americans as a morning cup of coffee. But according to Norman Solomon, author, syndicated...

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