Matt Mogekwu, associate professor in the Department of Journalism, published a chapter in the new book, Expanding peace journalism. His chapter, "Conflict reporting and peace journalism: in search of a new model: lessons from the Nigerian Niger-Delta crisis," argues that peace journalists should begin to pay as much attention to conflict prevention as they do to conflict resolution.
The book which is published by the Sydney (Australia) University Press is edited by Ibrahim Shaw of the University of the West of England, Jake Lynch of the University of Sydney, and Robert Hackett of Simon Fraser University, Vancouver.
ITHACA, NY — The Park Center for Independent Media at Ithaca College has announced that its fourth annual Izzy Award for outstanding achievement in independent media will be shared by a journalist who reported firsthand on the Tahrir Square uprising in Egypt and a public interest...
Roberto Herrscher, one of the most innovative voices in Latin American literary journalism of the past 20 years, will serve as a visiting scholar-in-residence for the launch of the Dr. John Keshishoglou (Kesh) Center for Global Communications Innovation.
Herrscher will be giving a public lecture on Thursday, March 8 at 7:00 p.m. in the Park Auditorium titled: “History and Personal Experience as Sources of Narrative Journalism: Why and How I Returned to the Falkland/Malvinas Battlefields 25 Years Later.”
Professor Janice Levy's photographs were featured in a 30-page book, published to showcase artist Genevieve Prillaman's sculpture, Monument pour la Paix - Peace Monument.
Levy met the Prillaman in July 2011 shortly after leaving Saudi Arabia where she had spent her sabbatical year from IC teaching photography. Themes of peace, freedom, and the struggles of people both united and displaced by individual and global causes were fresh in her mind. For Levy, Prillaman’s arresting sculpture captured both the futility and hope of those engaged in the march for universal peace. She was compelled to photograph it.
The book will be used my Prillaman to market her work.
Associate Professor James Rada's documentary received a Director's Choice Selection for the 31st Annual Black Maria Film Festival.
The film, "Deeds Not Words: The Buffalo Soldiers in World War II," tells the true story of one of the last segregated army units as told by the men themselves. Included in the documentary are interviews with the Director of the Army War...