ITHACA, NY — Nominations for the 2010 Izzy Award are officially open. The annual award for outstanding achievement in independent media — named after legendary muckraker I. F. “Izzy” Stone — is a project of the Park Center for Independent Media...
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 — nearly landed him in prison for life.
The Park Center for Independent Media presents “An Evening with Daniel Ellsberg” on Wednesday, October 20, in Ford Hall. The Oscar-nominated documentary “The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers” will be screened at 7 p.m., with Ellsberg speaking at 8:30 p.m. Both the film and lecture are free and open to the public. Ellsberg will sign copies of his books following his talk.
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...