ITHACA, NY — The author of an award-winning exposé on the abuse of power by private military contractors will give a presentation at Ithaca College on Tuesday, Dec. 2. Journalist Jeremy Scahill will discuss “The Importance of Independent Media in the Era of Conglomerates” at 7:30 p.m. in Park Auditorium. His talk, which is sponsored by the Park Center for Independent...
Wolfe is recognized around the world as the preeminent social commentator of our time. Called the father of "new journalism," Wolfe is the author of 12 books, including the national best sellers The Right Stuff, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, Radical Chic and Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers and The Bonfire of the Vanities.
Thursday, October 30
Free and open to the public
On Thursday, October 23, the public is invited to view two films based on Tom Wolfe's books. The Bonfire of the Vanities will screen at 6:00 p.m., followed by The Right Stuff at 8:30 p.m. Both films will be shown in the Park Auditorium.
The Park Distinguished Visitor Series
This series is sponsored by the Roy H. Park School of Communications and made possible through the generosity of the Park Foundation.
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 Kansas City on October 31.