ITHACA, NY — Before there was Wikileaks, there was Daniel Ellsberg. His 1971 leak of the Pentagon Papers — a secret study detailing the lies of a succession of presidents about the war in Vietnam — created an uproar and nearly landed him in prison for life.
The Ithacan has been named a Newspaper Pacemaker finalist for 2010 by the Associated Collegiate Press. Earlier this year it was also announced that The Ithacan Online, the paper’s daily website, was named an Online Pacemaker finalist.
The winners of the award -- widely regarded as the “Pulitzer Prize of collegiate journalism” -- will be announced at the ACP/CMA National College Media Convention in Louisville, Ky., on October 30.
ITHACA, NY — Political cartoonist Tom Tomorrow — whose award-winning comic strip “This Modern World” skewers the powerful in media and politics — will give a visual presentation at Ithaca College on Thursday, Sept. 16. His 7:30 p.m. talk in Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall, is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Park Center for Independent...
Jeff Cohen, director of the Park Center for Independent Media and associate professor in the Department of Journalism, recently had two columns featured on the front page of the Huffington Post.
One column focused on WikiLeaks and the release of classified Afghan war documents, and the other focused on The Colbert Report and host Stephen Colbert’s interview with Assistant Secretary of State Michael Posner about the U.S. prison population.
Matt Mogekwu, associate professor and chair in the Department of Journalism, will present a paper titled, "Conflict Reporting and Peace Journalism: In Search of a New Model," at the International Peace Research Association (IPRA) conference this week in Sydney, Australia.
He will also be attending and presenting a paper, "Non-Linear Relationship Between Media-Development-Social Change and Citizenship: Examining the Constraints in Developing Countries," at the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) conference in Braga, Portugal July 18-23, 2010.