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IC in the Media

A sampling from media accounts that reference Ithaca College or quote members of the college community.

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Jeff Cohen, associate professor of journalism
In a column published on a number of online outlets, Cohen argued that President Obama is an “often-willing servant of corporate interests — not someone reluctantly doing their bidding, or serving their interests only because Republicans forced him to.”

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Rebecca Plante, associate professor of sociology
‘Friends with benefits’ may seem like a good idea, but Live Science, in a story picked up by Fox News, asked Plante if this kind of arrangement can work for people in real life. “Friends with benefits can be a really creative and adaptive way [for a person] to understand themselves and what it's like to...

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Rachel Reuben, associate vice president for marketing communications
Reuben shared her insights into rebranding with Higher Ed Live during a webcast. Her 5 signs you might need a rebranding include, 1) You’ve undergone a name change, 2) You’ve changed your core offerings, 3) Your admission counselors are regularly hearing inaccurate perceptions during their...

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Diane Gayeski, Dean of the Roy H. Park School of Communications
Gayeski contributed a guest article to Brandmaker News on how freelancers can protect themselves in the marketplace. Her first piece of advice: “Build a portfolio of work that past clients agree to let you show to potential clients – including reviews of your work and its impact on their...

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Don Beachler, associate professor of politics
Heading into the 2012 election, it's hard to predict what will happen to the already endangered conservative Democrats known as Blue Dogs, Beachler told OpenSecrets Blog. They have to disassociate themselves from more liberal party names and contend with new district demographics. “It’s tougher for them when...

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Jeff Cohen, associate professor of journalism
Progressive activists and interest groups are claiming that Rupert Murdoch’s American holdings are not covering the phone-hacking scandal in a fair and balanced manner. “It’s embarrassing,” says Cohen, referring to a Wall Street Journal editorial. Cohen says that just when that newspaper ought to...

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Jeff Cohen, associate professor of journalism
Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation scandal may affect more than just that business, says the New York Times. Their problems will raise public awareness about media consolidation in general. “For those of us who’ve been warning about the dangers of too much media power concentrated in too few corporate hands,...

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Lis Maurer, LGBT program director
YNN interviewed Maurer about the findings from the latest census data that more same-sex households were reported in New York state than ever before. Maurer says that these findings may give same-sex couples a greater feeling of security in their neighborhoods. “I can open a newspaper and see a snapshot of the city of Ithaca, of...

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Ellen Staurowsky, professor of sport management and media
The debate about paying college athletes continues, reports ESPN. Staurowsky commented on the concept of amateurism and why it might not affect college players. “Over the years, there's been this message that anything like ‘pay-for-play’ would take the ‘college’ part out of college...

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 Ashley Alicea, Ithaca College student
Your News Now covered the recent Imagine Cup finals, hosted by Microsoft. The story featured the Ithaca College team, IC Squared, of which Alicea is a member. They created “Embryonic,” a computer game designed to teach pregnant women about caring for their unborn children. “In one level you have to take away...

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 Ellen Staurowsky, professor of sport management and media
Staurowsky recently participated in an online chat session for ESPN’s Pay-for-Play series, answering questions from the public about the potential legal issues of paying student-athletes and Title IX implications. “The NCAA has affection for saying the 140,000 athletes, the vast majority of them...

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 Annemarie Farrell, assistant professor of sport management and media
Prior to the 2011 women’s World Cup finals match in soccer, the success of the American team drew a lot of fan attention to the often neglected sport. Many fans found the team to be a source of inspiration. “Sports brings people together,” Farrell says. “America just loves...

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 Jeff Cohen, associate professor of journalism
Murdoch’s problems probably won’t stay in the U.K., reports the Christian Science Monitor. Cohen says, “Murdoch can be blamed for bringing some of the worst of British journalism culture to the US,” citing examples from the New York Post and Fox News. Specifically mentioning his time at Fox...

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 Jeff Cohen, associate professor of journalism
In the wake of the Rupert Murdoch scandal in the United Kingdom, Jeff Cohen is one of those looking ahead to its possible effect on Murdoch’s U.S. media outlets, reports the Christian Science Monitor. “The lack of ethics shown by Murdoch's powerful staffers in England is a transnational virus,” said...

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 Stephen Sweet, associate professor of sociology
Older employees who may not be ready or able to retire may find new employment opportunities in the health and medicine sector of the economy, reports the Baltimore Sun. Some of these older employees may choose to keep working, but others have to keep working. “Many older workers really need to have full-time...

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