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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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Michael McCall, professor and chair, Department of Marketing and Law
Bloomberg, a news outlet that delivers financial information, news and insight, quoted McCall on how consumer spending habits are influenced by retailer tactics targeting customer egos, such as reflective surfaces. He said those mirrors remind us how others see us, and that’s the same anxiety...

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Jeff Cohen, associate professor and director, Department of Journalism
Cohen was quoted by the Associated Press on the failure of MSNBC to publicly discipline Martin Bashir for graphic comments he made on his show about Sarah Palin. He called it a systematic problem on cable television, where everything goes. “I guess they can keep sanctioning and suspending...

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Jeff Cohen, director, Park Center for Independent Media, and associate professor, Department of Journalism
Chronogram, a monthly magazine for residents of New York’s Hudson Valley, interviewed Cohen about the current embattled financial state of journalism and his fact-finding trip to Israel and the Palestinian territories. “I’ve look at media all over...

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Michael McCall, professor and chair, Department of Marketing and Law
CNN quoted McCall in an article discussing Obamacare enrollment numbers. He attributed the slow pace of enrollment to buying habits. McCall compared enrolling in Obamacare to paying rent or a mortgage when it’s due, rather than waiting before a bill is received, noting that until payment is...

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Rachel Wagner, associate professor, Department of Philosophy and Religion
Wagner was quoted by the Huffington Post in an article discussing the attraction of first-person shooters in video games. She argues the first-person shooter is comparable to a religious ritual, since players move through a pre-scripted experience with feelings of agency and performance....

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Sonali Samarasingh, scholar in residence, School of Humanities and Sciences
The Ithaca Journal interviewed Samarasingh on her experience as working as a journalist in Sri Lanka exposing government corruption. “Our duty as journalists is to expose corruption, to keep our politicians honest and to hold up that proverbial mirror.”

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Michael McCall, professor and chair, Department of Marketing and Law
CreditCards.com, a resource where consumers can find credit card offers, news and advice, interviewed McCall on tips to avoid overspending when shopping. “When something doesn’t feel right in the pit of your stomach, listen. Just because everybody else has bought it, doesn’t mean you...

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Zillah Eisenstein, Emerita professor, Department of Politics
Eisenstein contributed an article to the Feminist Wire on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s anti-gay stance and its impact on the 2014 Sochi Olympics. “Let me set the economic and political context for Putin’s homophobic assault. The Sochi Olympic Games bespeak Putin’s lawlessness,...

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