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The Roy H. Park School of Communications will offer a mini-course titled "Media for Social Responsibility" that runs Thursday, April 18 through Saturday, April 20. The course is open to all majors at Ithaca College, and focuses on how media handles coverage of the Global Food Crisis.

Some key topics include: societal risks; environmental risks; health risks; portrayal of the body; and food as an industry.

Nutritionist Joy Bauer of the NBC’s TODAY! will kick off the course in conjunction with the Jessica Savitch Distinguished Journalism Lecture Series.

To register on Homer:
GCOM 20000-01 (General Communications)
CRN 42132

This course is 12.5 hours of immersive learning, emphasizing how content can communicate social responsibility and effect global transformation.

 

Other speakers include:

  • Brooke Bailey Johnson, President of Food Network
  • Dr. Per Pinstrup-Andersen, winner of the 2001 World Food Prize
  • Urvashi Rangan, Ph.D., Director of Consumer Safety and Sustainability for Consumers Union and Project Director for Consumer Reports GreenerChoices.org
  • Bettina Luescher, Chief Spokesperson for North America of the World Food Programme
  • Julian Cribb, The Coming Famine

For complete bios, click here.

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